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‘Trans in the Media: broadcast, journalism, screen & social media’ conference in Swiss Cottage

Posted at 2:00 pm, July 17, 2011 in Arts & Entertainment

'Trans in the Media: broadcast, journalism, screen & social media' conference in Swiss CottageThis Friday (9am-5.30pm), the annual Trans Community Conference 2011 celebrates diversity in the trans community, with talks and workshops for transgender folk and the professionals who work within it. Taking place in The Central School of Speech and Drama’s Embassy Theatre, the focus this year is on broadcast, press, screen and social media with contributors including Hollyoaks actress Victoria Atkin (the first transgendered teen in a British soap), Abi Austen from Channel 4 doc ‘Sexchange Solider’ and Guardian blogger, Juliet Jacques. The conference is followed by a screening (6.30-8.30pm) of ‘The Believers’ and a selection of rare shorts.

For info, see genderedintelligence.co.uk.

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