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COLOURS - Youth group and events for trans, gender variant and questioning young people of colour

Gendered Intelligence has relaunched its youth group for trans, gender variant and questioning young people of colour aged 13-25 as Colours.

From 17 March 2017, we’ll be running four three-hour events across the year.

Each session will be themed and might include screenings, panels, speakers and performances to create a celebratory and empowering space.

The group is still dedicated to trans young people of colour only. All workers and visitors will be trans or gender variant people of colour.

We understand trans and non-binary people of colour can experience additional barriers and stigma. Colours is designed as a safe space for young people of colour, with disabilities, with religious beliefs who are trans men, trans women, gender non-conforming or non-binary.

We explicitly welcome and invite mixed-heritage people. It's okay if you don't feel black enough, or Asian enough, we welcome all young people of colour who are unsure or questioning their gender, or just looking to meet like-minded people.

Upcoming Dates

SLAMbassadors @ Gendered Intelligence

On Sunday 18th of June, the Poetry Society is running a SLAMbassadors spoken word workshop for members of Gendered Intelligence’s youth group COLOURS - for trans, gender variant and questioning young people of colour.

All young trans, gender variant, non-binary and questioning people of colour up to the age of 25 are welcome to come along.

You don't need any previous experience to take part. It will be a fun workshop with a chance to try out spoken work in a safe space.

This day-long workshop will take place on Sunday 18th June 2017 from 10am – 5pm. The session will be led by the glorious poet, artist and performer Travis Alabanza at the Gendered Intelligence headquarters. Travis will be supported by Leni Goddard from Gendered Intelligence.

The address is Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP. It is around 5 minutes' walk away from Kings Cross station.

Lunch will be provided. Please sign up via the link below if you'd like to take part.

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Info about the next session

Date Sunday, 18th of June 2017


10am – 5pm


Voluntary Action Islington 200a Pentonville Road London N1 9JP

Click here for more information about finding the venue.

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If there is no-one at reception on the ground floor, ring the buzzer and someone will let you in.

The building is wheelchair accessible and there is an accessible and gender neutral toilet.

If you have any questions about the group, send over an e-mail to our Trans Youth Worker, Sabah:

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