All About Gender

Category: Gender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 233

The only person that knows how it feels to be you, is you. You could ask yourself questions like; Am I comfortable with the gender I was assigned at birth? Could I be happier if people referred to ...Read More

What does Gender Transition mean?

Category: Gender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 263

Transitioning is the time period during which a person begins to live according to their gender identity, rather than the gender they were thought to be at birth. While not all transgender people t ...Read More

What is Gender Dysphoria?

Category: Gender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 239

For some transgender people, the difference between the gender they are thought to be at birth and the gender they know themselves to be can lead to serious emotional distress that affects their he ...Read More

What's the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity?

Category: Gender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 248

Gender identity and sexual orientation are two different things. Gender identity refers to your internal knowledge of your own gender, for example, your knowledge that you're a man, a woman, or ano ...Read More

What medical treatments do some Transgender people seek when transitioning?

Category: Medical-Transition // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 284

Some, but not all, transgender people undergo medical treatments to make their bodies more congruent with their gender identity and help them live healthier lives.

While transition-related ...Read More

A gender that's not Male or Female?

Category: Non-Binary // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 286

Most transgender people refer to themselves as men or women. But some people don't neatly fit into the categories of "man" or "woman" or "male" or "female." For example, some people have a gender t ...Read More

About Non-Binary People

Category: Non-Binary // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 302

Non-binary people are nothing new. Non-binary people aren't confused about their gender identity or following a new fad, non-binary identities have been recognised for millennia by cultures and soc ...Read More

How to Be Respectful and Supportive of Non-Binary People

Category: Non-Binary // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 273

It's not as hard as you might think to be supportive and respectful of non-binary people, even if you have just started to learn about them.

You don't have to understand what it means for s ...Read More

Privacy Policy

Category: Site-Documents // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 226

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and TransWakefield, the owner and provider of the Website. TransWakefield takes the privacy of your information very seriously. T ...Read More

Terms and Conditions

Category: Site-Documents // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 260

These terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") govern the use of TransWakefield.org.uk (the "Site"). The Site is owned and operated by Christene Jayne Backhouse. This site is a Blog and Ref ...Read More

Eddie Redmayne reveals how he responded to backlash over The Danish Girl

Category: Social-Media // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 268

Eddie Redmayne opened up about an important lesson he learned after taking part in a workshop with trans actors following The Danish Girl backlash.

Redmayne played Lili Elbe, a Danish paint ...Read More

Trans woman who died after 1,000 days on NHS wait list

Category: Social-Media // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 292

The sister of a trans woman who died after years on an NHS wait list spoke of the struggles leading up to her death during a Trans Day of Remembrance vigil.

Kate Litman gave a moving speech ...Read More

Five massive lies about Gender Recognition Certificates for trans people, debunked

Category: Social-Transition // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 221

A number of lies about gender recognition certificates (GRCs) have plagued Scottish reform discussions over the past few months Ė and, indeed, every discussion around the subject.< ...Read More

How does Gender differ to Sex ?

Category: Social-Transition // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 271

Sex is a biological category that is defined by reproductive anatomy, hormones, and chromosomes. For example, males typically have male genitalia, higher levels of testosterone, and XY chromosomes, ...Read More

What are the records Transgender people may change when transitioning?

Category: Social-Transition // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 284

Some transgender people make or want to make legal changes as part of their transition, like by changing their name or updating the gender marker on their identity documents.

Not all transg ...Read More

A Word About Being TransGender

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 247

Understanding what it is like to be transgender can be hard, especially if you have never met a transgender person.

Transgender is a broad term that can be used to describe people with a ge ...Read More

How does someone know that they are transgender?

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 283

People can realise that they're transgender at any age. Some people can trace their awareness back to their earlier memories, they just knew. Others may need more time to realize that they are tran ...Read More

Science, The Transgender Phenomenon, and The Young

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 289

The debate surrounding transgender individuals, particularly in regards to children and adolescents, is a complex and multifaceted issue. On one hand, there is a growing body of scientific research ...Read More

So, you want to 'Come Out' ...

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 288

So, you want to come out as Transgender, this is not a step to take lightly, and you donít need me to tell you this. Youíve probably been running through the scenarios in your head for a while, and y ...Read More

Transgender Equality

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 276

Transgender people should be treated with the same dignity and respect as anyone else and be able to live, and be respected, according to their gender identity. But transgender people often face se ...Read More

What does it mean to be transgender?

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 240

Transgender people are people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were thought to be at birth. "Trans" is often used as shorthand for transgender.

When we're born, a doc ...Read More

What is the difference between Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming?

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 292

Being gender non-conforming means not conforming to gender stereotypes. For example, someone's clothes, hairstyle, speech patterns, or hobbies might be considered more "feminine" or "masculine" tha ...Read More

What's the difference between being Transgender and being Intersex?

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 258

People sometimes confuse being transgender and being intersex. Intersex people have reproductive anatomy or genes that don't fit typical definitions of male or female, which is often discovered at ...Read More

Why don't Transgender people get counseling to accept the gender they were assigned at birth?

Category: Transgender // Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023 // Views: 246

Counseling aimed at changing someone's gender identity, sometimes known as conversion therapy, doesn't work and can be extremely harmful. The belief that someone's gender identity can be changed th ...Read More