Chalmers Center, Edinburgh – Latest on waiting times

Just as things were improving there’s another fly in the ointment for those waiting for appointments at the Chalmers Street Gender Identity Clinic in Edinburgh.ย  ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

This was posted in Facebook this week …

Hey, just thought I’d let folks know that my son phoned Chalmers Street last Friday to find out if there was any news about his first appointment. He was told that anyone referred from July /August time was on the list but wouldn’t hear anything until they have cover for the consultant who has gone on maternity leave.

Anyone wanting more information should maybe check this page on the Lothian NHS website.

If you are one of those waiting for your first appointment please don’t despair. You WILL get in eventually, and all the team there are absolutely marvelous. It’s not their fault that there are always staff shortages because more people don’t want to do that job.


The greatest gift we can give is to accept that we all define ourselves

Danish advert for Christmas 2016 from Elgiganten, an electrical retailer.

The words at the end mean, approximately, โ€œLet the gifts do the talking.โ€

What were YOU doing 45 years ago today?

I know what I was doing …



Brilliant day !

Very hot, great venue, and the only problem was that Richie Havens was an hour late turning up.

Those were the days.

If only I could have been dressed like a hippy girl, the way I’d have wanted to be. ๐Ÿ™‚

What the world needs now is love

Wow, is it nearly FIVE MONTHS since I posted ?!?! <slaps self>

That’s what happens when you have to be in boy mode so much of the time after moving house. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ย Moving the bar and my store in SL took a lot of my time too, but both are so much improved now – the effort was well worth it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Health could have been better. My best t-girl friend is now “living her dream” full time and everything is going wonderfully well for her. ๐Ÿ™‚ Fife T-Time, (the group affectionately known as “Eric” and run by LGBT Health & Wellbeing), is taking off. Next week will see the inaugural Fife LGBT Gala, and I have my ticket ! YAY !

But, the purpose of this short post is to forewarn you all of an announcement I’ll be making later in the week about something rather important to all of us and for which I’ll be needing your help. (No more info for now, other than the music… I DO like a cliffhanger…)

Hope all of you are well, making progress, and keeping love in your heart.

See you soon !

Air Transat Denies Boarding to Transgender Passenger

I was quite surprised to come across this story this morning, especially as the passenger concerned was in the UK at the time.

It’s a cautionary tale for any transgender traveler that, despite what you may think, your rights can still be denied at any time.

If I’d spotted it yesterday at the time it happened I would have suggested she get the police involved.

First Transgender Consultation Session in Fife

Tomorrow sees the first of the new get-together sessions for Transgender folk in Fife, organised by LGBT Health and Wellbeing.

I know I’m a little late in posting about this but I’ve been in the middle of moving house and things are somewhat chaotic. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Do you identify as Transgender or are exploring your gender? | We need your helpย 

Saturday 25th June | 1-3pm
Central Kirkcaldy venue, Fife

We invite you to our special meet up. Would you like to see a regular social gathering open to transgender people in Fife?

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