Trans people suffer discrimination in accessing services and have particular vulnerabilities in relation to safety and welfare; and are being asked to share their experiences to help inform recommendations for action.
Chaired by Councillor Phelim MacCafferty the panel comprises Councillors Denise Cobb, and Warren Morgan joined by co-optees Jay Stewart and Michelle Ross. The panel will look at issues faced by trans people who work socialise or study in Brighton and Hove.
Co-ordinator for the LGBT Health and Inclusion Project Nick Douglas is assisting the panel.
The panel have visited support groups Clare Project, MindOut, FTM and Transformers during July and are setting up meetings in public on 20 and 27 September 2012.
Everyone with an interest is invited to contact the panel
via twitter: #bhtransscrutiny
Tel: (01273) 29 1110
Write to: Trans Equality Scrutiny Panel
c/o Scrutiny Team, R128 Kings House, Grand Avenue, Hove BN3 2RS
Support officer: Sharmini Williams. Overview & Scrutiny Support Officer