From 15/18th February 10 Transdiverse activists and LGBQ allies gathered at the Lifeuniversity in Sweden for the Trans leadership and wellness retreat.
Discussions delved on sharing personal experiences, building collective consciousness on issues relevant to the Transdiverse refugees , people of colour movement building in Sweden.
During the wellness session participants discussed strategies for coping with stress and mental health as set up a support group.The issue of security was also tackled and ideas were mooted on how to report security incidences as well as on how to mitigate risks of transphobic attacks.
In a reclaiming media and reframing our narratives session, renowned Swedish photographer Marc Femenia also took participants through a one day photography and story telling training where participants learnt about using mobile phones to document their struggles. On the 17th participants also had the opportunity to go through live online radio making training facilitated by The Bridge Radio from Denmark. The event was in connection with FARE Network football vs homophobia campaign, participants made a mock radio session sharing about experiences being activists and transdiverse refugees in Sweden .
TRANS is beautiful, Hate hurts end it
Friendship and fun
Work in progress
Radio making session
circle of trust ..support system
We are Family
In the studio The Bridge radio making session