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Respecting Trans and Gender Diverse People Around Death and Bereavement - LGBT Foundation in conversation with Ash Hayhurst

1st September 2021

Event Full Details:

Please note: event registration closes at 12.30pm on Thursday 26th August.

Join LGBT Foundation for an evening with Ash Hayhurst, consultant for a new death and bereavement project led by UK-wide trans and gender diverse charity GIRES. This event will take place online and will be chaired by Zane Robinson (Trans Programme Coordinator and Community Programme Manager at LGBT Foundation) and will include an audience Q&A.

Ash Hayhurst is a funeral professional working in consultation with GIRES on a new project resourcing professionals to ensure respect and dignity for trans and gender diverse people in death and bereavement . Ash is the author of Making informed choices when planning a funeral - a guide for Queer people, has written articles for the Funeral Service Journal and the ICCM journal, and was a guest speaker at the Ceremony Matters Equality and Diversity conference in October 2020. Ash's pronouns are he/him.

GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender diverse people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender, through training, support, information and research.

This event is part of the free Arts and Culture programme for The 15th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and disposal: Diversity and Decolonistation, presented by ASDS and hosted by Manchester Metropolian University. To book a free ticket for this event programme and for more information please head to the conference home page, scroll to the top of the page and select the option to 'Register only for the arts and cultures programme'. Please note: you will receive an initial confirmation email stating 'Thank you for registering for Death, Dying and Disposal 15', followed by a link to access the event via a 'Virtual Lobby'. Attendance at this event is included automatically for delegates to the main conference sessions.

If you have any queries around accessibility for this session please contact [email protected], and for any other queries relating the conference please contact [email protected]

Event Summary:

Date: 01/09/2021
Time: 18:00-19:30

Price per Person: Free