Information for Service Providers
Count Me In Too and the Brighton and Sussex Sexualities Network (BSSN) are co-hosting the "Transforming Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Lives" conference on September 15th 2010 at the Jury's Inn Hotel, Brighton.
The conference brings together service providers, academics, and members of LGBT communities. This will be an opportunity to engage with different perspectives on current initiatives, policies, practices, activism and research which seeks to transform LGBT lives in meaningful ways.
- Caroline Lucas - MP for Brighton Pavillion
- Emma Reed - Head of Sexual Orientation and Transgender Policy, Government Equalities Office
- Dr Surya Monro - LGBT Equality in Local Government, University of Huddersfield
- Clare McEwan, South Downs Health Trust NHS
Representatives of organisations including The Justin Campaign, the Terrence Higgins Trust, East Sussex Fire Brigade, Age Concern and Lighthouse will also be attending.
Please contact Nick McGlynn ( ) for any further details.
You can download the Call for Participation here. The deadline has now passed but if you are interested in being involved in the conference, please do still get in touch!
This guide will give you a general idea as to how the conference will run, what will happen in the run up to 15th September, and the basic format of the day itself. Information about accessibility, about getting involved in the conference and on travel and accommodation can be found in this guide. We have also included information on the cost of attending the conference here.
As stated in the Call for Participation, the organising team is keen to provide an accessible platform for disseminating academic research to a wide range of audiences and practitioners. Guidelines on presentation formats will be sent to accepted speakers. Inclusive methods of presentation that engage a diverse range of audiences for effective impact are particularly welcome. We really want the Transforming LGBT lives conference to be a friendly and inclusive space and on this page you'll be able learn more about how we are helping to make this a reality.