Blog: 2019

We are excited to announce a new publication in the journal American Psychologist: Transnormativity in the psy disciplines: Constructing pathology in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and Standards of Care. It has been written by the Trans Pregnancy project team: Damien W Riggs, Ruth Pearce, Carla A...

The topic of pregnancy loss is often one shrouded in silence, but for trans and non-binary people, this is often especially the case. We are therefore currently looking at stories of pregnancy loss from our interviews with trans birth parents in Australia, Germany, the UK and US. Trans Pregnancy research...

Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds, UK, are hosting a screening of the documentary film Seahorse tomorrow evening (Tuesday 27 August), in association with Leeds Queer Film Festival. Trans Pregnancy project research Ruth Pearce will be participating in a live Q&A session afterwards, drawing on initial findings from our work. The...

Over the last year we have been conducting the largest international study of conception, pregnancy and childbirth among trans men and non-binary people. We have now undertaken almost fifty interviews with trans people about their experiences in Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Germany, the UK and US, plus focus groups with young...