Monday 07-12-2015 - 15:50
On 9 November Trans Conference will bring together delegates from students' unions to discuss, debate and vote on motions.
Trans student activists will be discussing how the NUS LGBT+ campaign, with NUS as a whole, should be galvanising the movement in the fight for equality and liberation of Trans students. Any policy passed will take effect after it has been adopted by LGBT+ Conference.
12 Motions and 2 Amendments have been submitted to the conference covering the following areas of work – Education, Society & Citizenship, Strong and Active Unions and Welfare & Student Rights. They can be found on the Trans Conference Hub.
Motions which will be debated include:
Motion 102: FE and HE academic system name & title change
Motion 103: Trans and Non-Binary Awareness in the Classroom
Motion 104: Encourage the addition of a Gender Identity Clinic in Wales
Motion 105: Taking Direct Action for Healthcare
Motion 106: My identity is not your business
Motion 107: Add gender-neutral toilet and changing room facilities to all FE and HE institutions
Motion 108: Hate has no place on campuses
Motion 109: A full time paid NUS Trans Officer and an autonomous NUS Trans Liberation Campaign
Motion 110: Introduce a trans-inclusive sports policy to all HE and FE institutions
Motion 111: Supporting SU Officers and activists opposing transphobia
Motion 112: Pronouns Introduction Policy