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Parents and Carers Membership of Gendered Intelligence

In order to create a more secure environment for parents and carers, we are putting in place a formal membership scheme from January 2017.

You have to become a member in order to:

In order to become a member, you will be required to:

Membership Fee

Membership will be charged annually and begin on the date that we receive your membership fee. Membership will be priced per household, with a discounted concessionary rate available.

Full rate:​ £60 per year
Discounted rate*:​ £36 per year

There is no membership fee for those who only use the online forum and do not attend our support group.

*The discounted rate is available for unwaged or low-income households, those in receipt of benefits (including state pension) or for those who would otherwise be unable to pay the full fee. If you unsure whether you qualify, or you are unable to pay the fee in one lump sum, please get in touch at admin@genderedintelligence.co.uk

How to become a member

For more information on how to become a member, please read our Welcome Pack for Parents and Carers.

You have to fill out the membership form to become a member. You can do this online, or at the next parents' session that you attend.

Saturday Sessions in London for Parents and Carers

We run a support group for parents and carers on the last Saturday of each youth. This group forms part of our Community Saturday sessions. A few times a year we run events that young people and parents/carers can attend together together.

Upcoming Dates

February

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Location: Voluntary Action Islington, 250a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP

Time: 12.30pm-3.30pm

March

Saturday,25 March

Location: Voluntary Action Islington, 250a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP

Time: 2pm-5pm

April

April's session has been moved to the first Saturday in May.

May

Imagining Our Futures: Careers and Interests Day

During the afternoon session, parents and carers will be in the same space as young people for half the session for a Q&A with a panel of trans adults with diverse professions and interests. After this point, parents and carers will go to their own space.

Date: Saturday, 6 May 2017

Location: National Union of Teachers, Hamilton House, Mabledon Pl, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9BD Afternoon session: Panel discussion - 1.45pm arrival for 2pm start- 4.45pm

Imagining Our Futures: Future Families

Date: Saturday, 27 May 2017

Location: Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JP

Time: Arrive 1.45pm for 2pm start - 5pm

June

Saturday,24 June 2017

Location: Voluntary Action Islington, 250a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP

Time: Arrive 1.45pm for 2pm start- 5pm

July

Two Prides take place in July -

Saturday, 8 July 2017: Pride in London

We have 150 wristbands available for young people, parents/carers and supporters for this year's Pride in London Parade.

We have lots of information about the event over on our Eventbrite page.

You must book a place in order to come along.

Book your place here

Saturday, 22 July 2017: Trans Pride, Brighton

Trans Pride Brighton

2017 marks the 5th year of Trans Pride Brighton. On Saturday, 22nd of July, Gendered Intelligence will be taking a group of young people down to Brighton for the Trans Pride march and main event in Brunswick Square Gardens.

We are planning to travel down to Brighton from London by train. We will also be joined by groups from Leeds and Bristol. We are able to pay for travel of young trans people aged up to 25. Parents, carers and friends of young people are welcome to come along too, but they must pay for their own travel.

Read on for everything you need to know about coming to Trans Pride this year.

Date

Saturday, 22nd of July 2017

Meeting Point

We will be travelling from and back to London Bridge train station*.

(*We have recently changed to meeting point to London Bridge. We previously said we would be travelling from London Victoria - if you know someone who might have the old information, please let them know the change of plans).

Location: London Bridge station - entrance near Platform 10 Time: 9:00 – 9:30 to sign in

Train leaves at 9:45.

If you are late there is a train at 10:12. Two volunteer will wait to take young people on this train, but after that we cannot wait. You can find us in Brighton if you come later than that.

Returning to London 16:32 train from Brighton, arriving to London Bridge by 17:35.

If we miss that train for whatever reason, we will get the following one at 17:02 which arrives at London Bridge by 18:05.

Info for young people aged under 18

Young people under the age of 18 need permission from a parent/carer to come on the trip to Brighton Trans Pride.

Everyone will be marching together at 12 noon.

Young people aged 13 or under will stay with the youth workers for the whole day and return with them.

If you are 14 – 17 and have permission from a parent or carer, you can go off on your own or in groups for periods of time during the afternoon, but must let a worker know when you’ll be back.

All young people under 18 need explicit permission to travel back to London on their own.

Parental Permission

Parents/carers should email finn.greig@genderedintelligence.co.uk .

From the 20th, please email sasha.padziarei@genderedintelligence.co.uk

Contact Sasha (07939947002) will be working on the day. Contact them if you get lost, late or have any questions.

What to bring

Bring water, a packed lunch, comfortable shoes for walking, sun cream, umbrella/rain jacket, jumper and a charged up mobile phone.

About Trans Pride

Trans Pride Brighton has been running since 2013 and providing a great day for trans people, friends, allies and family.

At midday there is a march from the Marlborough Pub to Brunswick Park. The party in the park features music, spoken word, poetry as well as community stalls.

September

Our August annual picnic has been moved to the first weekend in September due to staff availability.

We are considering a new location - we'll let you know nearer the time.

Date: Saturday 2 September 2017 Time: 2pm - 5pm


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