Date(s) - 28/07/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Deborah Penny has served in the Army since September 1982 and has been the first known trans+ person serving in many areas.
She has recently accepted a post as the Warrant Officer Diversity Engagement Team as part of the Army Engagement Group.
WO2 Penny lives with her long-term partner, Annie. She is also a motorbike enthusiast, and she and a small group of ladies have just formed a lesbian motorcycle club. She is also part of the English Civil War Society with her partner and is a huge science fiction fan. To the extent that she has dressed up for charity in both a chaos space marine costume and a stormtrooper from Star Wars.
Deborah will be coming to speak to our members about her life story and the support she had within the army, how things have changed as well as some of the hurdles and issues she faced during her journey and now. She will also be showing a 10 minute presentation on LGBTQ+ people in the army