Links to documents:
Download this file (transgender-primer-final.pdf)A Transgender Primer[Archive copy hosted by UK Trans Info]
Access this URL ( Transgender Primer[Link to copy hosted by Trans Media Action]
Access this URL ( Transgender Primer (black and white version)[Link to copy hosted by All About Trans]

Brief Summary

An introduction to transgender people and some of the issues they face, created by Flamingo for Channel 4.

Extract from Primer

This booklet forms part of the ‘Ten Trans Lives’ research project conducted by Flamingo for Channel 4, in 2011. The project sought to assist the Commissioning Editors at Channel 4 in their aim of better understanding the lives of transgender (‘trans’) people and the issues they face, in order to be “in the position to commission programming which presents the wider viewing audience with transgender portrayals and representations which are realistic and sensitive”.

The purpose of this material is to give you a brief introduction to some of the themes you may encounter in developing programme material in this area. It is broken into key sections, designed to be digestible and accesible. The hope is that it can be read in full or referred to as required. Please do refer to the Further Reading/Links section at the end to learn more.


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