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CEO's blog Cheers for volunteers. Photo of Andi with grassy background A cheer for volunteers July 12, 2021 Campaigns, CEO Blog, Governance, Volunteers Chrysalis exists because of the hard work of all our volunteers. In this week’s blog I would like to introduce… Read More
Get Fit for Chrysalis poster. White symbols of different forms of exercise on a black background. Contact us to find out more. Mental Wellbeing Through Exercise July 5, 2021 Campaigns, CEO Blog, Donations, Outreach, Tour De Trans Today’s blog is all about how exercising can help you feel good and help Chrysalis. Exercise as work There is… Read More
Text: Shame never changed anyone's mind. Ceo's Blog. Inclusion only begins with pride. Image: high contrast photo of Andi wearing progress pride mask. Image is yellow and purple. Inclusion only starts with Pride June 28, 2021 Campaigns, CEO Blog, Donations, Events, News Force only controls how people act In preparation for this blog, I viewed the recent assault on young LGBT+ people… Read More
Banner reads: "CEO's Blog. Making Pride Accessible" Image is an orange background with streams of bunting. A man with a cane and service dog stood next to a lady in a wheelchair. In front of them is a person doing sign language. Making Pride accessible June 21, 2021 CEO Blog In 2019 Disability Equality highlighted that “around one-third of all people who identify as LGBTQ+ also state they are disabled”… Read More
Two photos of Andi wrapped in a progress pride flag, side by side. One photo is greyscale the other is in colour. Banner reads "CEO's Blog: Pride and the power of visibility Pride, and the power of visibility June 14, 2021 CEO Blog Pulse nightclub memorial Lockdown has brought a few new things into my life and one of those is a new… Read More
In celebration of all the volunteers who have made Chrysalis great May 28, 2021 CEO Blog June starts with Volunteer Week so this week's blog is a retrospective of volunteering at Chrysalis: what people have given… Read More
Cartoon characters engaging in sports. Get active and come together May 24, 2021 Announcements, CEO Blog, Tour De Trans The time of our connecting is nigh How are you all doing with your fitness challenges? Did everyone make resolutions… Read More
Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing May 17, 2021 CEO Blog, Governance Today, May 17th, is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) day. An international day, begun in 2005,… Read More
Various medical professionals on a blue background. Text reads: CEO's Blog In Praise Of Nurses In praise of nurses May 10, 2021 CEO Blog Did you know that Wednesday is Nurses' Day? When trans people are first thinking about coming out and seeking support… Read More
CEO-Blog Vaccine Champion A road map to the future May 4, 2021 CEO Blog, News And welcome to Tuesday! I hope that you all had a good bank holiday and that the storm last night… Read More
CEO-Blog-Lesbian-Visibility-Day Happy lesbian visibility day April 26, 2021 CEO Blog Today is Lesbian Visibility Day, the start of Lesbian Visibility Week, and I want to say "Hi!" to all our… Read More
Green cartoon brain with lightning bolts depicting stress. Title reads "CEO's Blog. Minority Stress" Working together to eliminate minority stress April 19, 2021 CEO Blog Last week I spoke about found families and the importance of finding acceptance of all aspects of yourself to feel… Read More
CEO Blog 2021-04-12 The Chrysalis family The Chrysalis family April 12, 2021 CEO Blog, Groups Ramadan Mubarak to those of my readers who will be starting the month of Ramadan, fasting and religious observances when… Read More
Banner image for blog representing Intersectionality Intersectionality and trans day of visibility March 29, 2021 CEO Blog, Outreach This morning, as every morning I woke up and read the news. A few articles and then a briefing to… Read More
The power to change. March 22, 2021 CEO Blog, News What drives change? Today's blog is brought to you by the power of looking forward. I've seen enough retrospectives over… Read More
People are wonderful March 15, 2021 CEO Blog, Outreach, Training Whenever I open our training sessions I start with recognising that those who are attending are doing so because they… Read More
Andi - hair tied back, wearing black shirt, hand raised against backdrop of trans flag I choose to challenge the gender binary for IWD2021 March 8, 2021 CEO Blog, News, Press Releases The more important the message the harder it is to write, the more work I need to put into preparation… Read More
Close up view of two people holding hands, person facing the camera wearing with shirt with button up cuffs, both hands are rich brown flesh tones with short nails Time to care for you March 1, 2021 Announcements, CEO Blog, News, Outreach Today's blog is going to be a serious one I'm afraid. A call to action and a reminder that cancer… Read More
Equality and Diversity awareness for all February 22, 2021 CEO Blog Morning! Happy Monday. Today may or may not be a great big fish but it's certainly another day in this… Read More
Learning Never Ends Shortcuts to being an ally February 15, 2021 CEO Blog Today's blog is a break from the norm, not a review of the week gone or a look at the… Read More
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