May 2015 - Morf's Binder Exchange Scheme

21 May 2015 by Pure Radio

Morf is a social and peer support group for trans-masculine people.

The term describes those who were female at birth, but identify as a masculine identity.

The group’s Chairperson, Elliott, has been telling Under the Rainbow about their Binder Exchange Scheme.

A binder is a compression vest that is used to reduce the appearance of breasts.

Elliott said that the scheme gives trans-masculine people an alternative to resorting to more painful methods.

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May 2015 - Morf

14 May 2015 by Pure Radio

Morf is a social and peer support group for trans-masculine people.

The term describes those who were female at birth, but identify as a masculine identity.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the group’s Chairperson Elliott.

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Under the Rainbow - 27th September 2012

27 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 27th September 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Tonight Under the Rainbow also heard about new heath guides for transmen and transwomen

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Sep 2012 - THT Health Guides for Trans People

27 September 2012 by Pure Radio

The Terrence Higgins Trust is a charity that provides services, and information, on HIV and AIDS.

They’ve released their first ever health information guides for transgender men and women. They cover a wide range of topics, from sexual health to more general issues.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Michelle Ross from THT. She said that the fact that a person is transgender is not easily recorded by mainstream health services, in particular HIV testing.

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