Monthly Archives: April 2015

April Ashley ‘Citizen of Honour’

Inspirational transgender campaigner, April Ashley, has been named a ‘Citizen of Honour’ in her home city of Liverpool. At an intimate ceremony in the beautiful Council Chamber of Liverpool Town Hall, April was awarded the honour in recognition of her work fighting for … Continue reading

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April Ashley’s 80th Birthday Book

At Liverpool Trans HQ we were overwhelmed by the number of responses to our birthday message for April campaign, it was so good to have so many of you involved! Against serious time constraints (we launched the campaign on Sunday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Wish April Ashley a happy 80th birthday

On Wednesday 29th April, Liverpool born April Ashley, trans icon, model,  actress and advocate,  will celebrate her 80th birthday. We at Liverpool Trans adore her and would like to let her know just how much she means to us and to our … Continue reading

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Liverpool Trans at Reclaim the Night

Reclaim the Night campaigns for an end to Violence Against Women, challenging street harassment and ending rape culture. On the 24th April 2015 100 women marched through the streets of Liverpool, loud and proud. The Rallying point included a host … Continue reading

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Transition Without Destination

My heart sometimes falls when I hear the word “transition”. Often because, to many people, it represents a medical transition, with a clear end point. It’s almost as much of an oversimplification as condensing the whole of trans experience into … Continue reading

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The power of #TDOV and living visibly

Yesterday was Transgender Day of Visibility, an event held annually on March 31st celebrating the lives of transgender people. It’s intention is to applaud achievements of the trans* community while also highlighting the many issues and prejudices it faces. Liverpool … Continue reading

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