This training will enable participants to have a greater understanding and knowledge of Lesbian; Gay; Bisexual; and Trans+ communities. Topics include the exploration of the difference between gender identity sex and sexual orientation; the examination of terminology; process and experience of transitioning gender identity; Trans history and current thinking in relation to gender identity. Finally; the relevant legislation to LGBT+ communities will be addressed and the impact of prejudice and discrimination will be explored.
Intercom Trust is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community resource in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire. We provide help against homophobic and transphobic prejudice, crime and discrimination (including bullying, harassment, abuse, attacks, and threatening behaviour), helping to develop the LGBT communities, providing professional training and consultancy, and working in partnership with local government, the police, health and other organisations.