Welcome to the
...KEEPING YOU POSTED...
THIS website not only highlights our own activities but gives quick and easy links to other trans groups and organisations.
Check out our different sections on the left of this page.
relationships, work and education.
The course promotes well-being and mental health for trans women and transfeminine people and its goal is to find ways to maximise psychological wellbeing, quality of life, self-fulfilment, and long-term comfort in your gender identity expression, leading to a positive impact on
We have a new bursary scheme for our monthly meals out together, with a grant from Sussex Community Foundation to help finance
and encourage more Clare Project mem
bers, particularly those on tight budgets, to come along to Meet&Eat events.
to mark the International Transgender Day of Remembrance at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church, Brighton, on Sunday, November 22 from 2-4pm.
The service commemorated trans* people who have died or suffered violence because of hatred towards them over their gender identity or gender expression.
There were contributions from members of local trans* support groups as well as individual statements. Several speakers spoke passionately about the need to report hate crimes and to support members of the trans community in times of trouble.
and many more come in to study, work or socialise. Brighton is trans friendly but there is still discrimination, abuse and social isolation. The trans community spans all age and ethnic groups and has more people with long-term health problems or who are disabled than the
For more details you can read the pamphlet by clicking here.
Members and friends of the Clare Project plus invited guests enjoyed a buffet and heard speeches from Clare Project facilitator Rosemary Allix and former chair Steph Scott. Alice Denny performed two of her poems and Clare Project secretary Kim Curran compered the evening in place of chair Sam Hall who was ill.
Stella Michaels took photographs for a special exhibition and Wendy Byrne made a celebratory fruit cake to mark the occasion. Thanks also to Julia Trangmar and Natasha Kay for their major contributions in organising the evening.
The Clare Project started in New Church Road, Hove, in 2000 and moved to its current base in Dorset Gardens in Brighton in 2005. This year has seen considerable expansion of its services, and the weekly drop-in remains at the centre of its activities.
*TO mark the 15th anniversary we have produced a Clare Project timeline to show how we have progressed since 2000. Here it is (you can click on the chart to bring up a larger version):