TREC invites All Trans* people to be involved in all its activities
*By “Trans / Transgender” we are referring to all people who consider themselves to fall under the trans / transgender and gender variant umbrella. This includes, but is not limited to: Cross-dressing & transvestite people, trans women, trans men, transsexual men & transsexual women, people identifying as androgyne, polygender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, dual gendered, & non-gender identifying, gender questioning people, gender variant & gender diverse people, transgender people & intersex people and anyone who feels that the gender assigned to them at birth incompletely describes or does not at all describe their own personal gender or non-gender identity.
TREC holds central to all its activities that everyone should be safe and valued whatever their gender identity / gender diversity and have full freedom in their gender expression.
TREC has been set up by volunteers from the NW trans community to provide a centralised service for all trans and gender-variant people in a safe and accessible space reflecting the diverse needs of our community. It will provide a wide range of FREE activities centred on Health, Policy/Law, Safety, Creativity, and Community/Culture. There will also be space for networking and group meetings and changing facilities. Activities will take place one weekend per month in a dedicated space at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) building, Central Manchester.
We are also conducting a survey to assess the needs of the trans community in the North West region of England (Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, and Merseyside).
Our goal is to get every trans person in the North West to give their views:
Please complete the survey by 1 November so we can present the data at the TREC launch event. The information that you provide will be used to create a programme of services and events provided on a monthly basis in Manchester, beginning 7 November. We would love you to join us in developing this organisation – please give your details in Section F of the survey if you would like to be involved.
Please forward to anyone you know who may be interested, many thanks!