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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...

In early November, Trans Pregnancy project researcher Ruth Pearce presented a poster at the 2018 World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Symposium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The poster outlined a number of initial findings from our first research interviews, which have so far been conducted in Australia, Canada, the...

Team members from the Trans Pregnancy project will be talking about initial research findings at two forthcoming public events in London, UK. Both will take place at Resource for London on Holloway Road, just a short tube ride from King’s Cross station. Trans Health Matters (23 October) Co-hosted by holistic...

Trans filmmaker Jason Barker’s groundbreaking documentary A Deal With The Universe will recieve a theatrical release across the UK in February 2019, as part of LGBT History Month. The feature film chronicle’s Jason’s own attempts to start a family with his partner Tracey, offering an intimate insight into the everyday...

We are pleased to announce that the first four reviews of law and policy produced by members of the Trans Pregnancy research time are now available. These documents examine and analyse the context for trans reproduction in four countries: Australia, Italy, the UK and the US. Topics include: legal recognition,...

The Trans Pregnancy project features in a wonderful article on Jason Barker’s film A Deal With The Universe in today’s Guardian. The story of one man’s pregnancy: ‘It felt joyous, amazing and brilliant’ The piece quotes project leader Sally Hines, who notes that pregnancy and childbirth are increasingly common experiences...