Trans People

Struggle for trans health equality

Parenting while Trans: Jacob's story

Jacob, a transmasculine dad, opens up about his experiences as a gestational parent.

‘She was just left to it’: bereaved mother slams mental health care before death of her trans daughter

Writing on the wall: why trans and nonbinary people in Bristol are speaking out

Coping with Covid

Covid-19 brings difficult times for Trans people in Bristol as government expected to ditch reforms

Accessing trans healthcare was already a difficult and lengthy process and during the pandemic, it’s virtually ground to a halt. It comes as the government is expected to announce it has ditched plans to allow trans people to self-identify.

Bristol and Beyond

The Bristol activist and portraits of invisible Britain, hope and resilience

Voices

Pride against all odds

Our 2016 favourites: Cable voices

A couple of the most interesting voices that the Cable has published in 2016.

"It's difficult to exist outside the gender binary"

A non-binary perspective on the south-west’s first ever Trans Pride event.

"Expect prejudice, but never accept it"

The landscape is changing for Bristol’s LGBT+ kids, but they need support

‘We’re just as human as you’: one woman’s experience of being transgender and homeless

Bristol’s housing crisis means outreach services struggle to provide enough emergency accommodation, and homeless people scrape by on the streets.

Behind the scenes: the Tara Hudson campaign

Instrumental in the campaign to move Tara was Bristol Pride. The Cablespoke to Daryn Carter, director of Bristol Pride, about why Hudson’s case became mainstream news, and what needs to be done to protect other transgender people from the same treatment?