101 – Empowering Effective Trans Allies

Categories: Introductory Level

Tags: Transgender, Non-Binary, Inclusion, Workshop, Workplace, Transition, Culture, Gender Diversity, Allyship, SOGI, Hate Crimes


  • Duration: 60 – 90 minutes
  • Situ: On-Line or In-Person
  • Format: Facilitated Workshop with Videos, Q&A
  • Equipment: Internet, AV, Projector & Screen
  • Room Layout: Class Room
  • Audience: Workplace, Club, Organisation
  • Typical Delegate Size: 12 – 16 persons
  • Cost: from £POA + VAT
Who is it for?

This introductory session is intended for all staff or members of an organisation who wish to become more familiar with terminology and gender identities to help them understand and better support their colleagues.

Aims and Objectives

The aim and objectives of this Introductory level session to enable colleagues to become effective Trans and Non-Binary Allies. It covers the principles of Trans Inclusion, Language and Terminology and offers techniques for supporting and advocating on behalf of Trans and Non-Binary individuals.  It will challenge people to consider the climate that exists around the anti-trans rhetoric prevalent in society.

For the longer “Building a Trans and Gender Diverse Workplace Culture” session, there will be extended time for break-out discussions, Q&A and open chat.

  • Positioning the principles of Inclusion and Belonging, with an overview of Unconscious Biases, Intersectionality & Privilege
  • Explaining the various different Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities (S.O.G.I.)
  • Explains the various Terminology and Language that is important to Transgender individuals
  • Highlights the impact of Hate Crimes on Trans and LGBTQ+ individuals
  • Explores ways to become effective allies and support someone who has, or is in the process of transitioning
  • Commitment to “What can I do” / “What can we do”
  • Reflection on personal learning and takeaways
  • Top Tips and Takeaways
  • Commitment to action
Group/Interactive Discussion

Typical Topics include;

  • “I still help, what can I do?” – easy wins/small steps
  • Spreading a Culture and Ethos to support a Trans Inclusive Workplace or Organisation.
  • Ideas for respecting the needs and identities of Trans Clients/Customers.
  • Becoming effective Workplace Allies – Advocating and Educating
  • Challenging Anti-Trans or Gender Critical Views
  • Wrap up, Summary, Q&A, Close

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