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Trans Activism & Poetry with Jay Hulme

Isy Suttie speaks to Jay Hulme about being transgender and making MPs cry.

Presenter Isy Suttie talks to the fantastic Jay Hulme about coming out as transgender, advising NHS staff about transgenderism, and how performing his poetry in Parliament made MPs cry.
When Jay was growing up he always knew he didn’t feel quite right in his body but it wasn’t until his teenage years that he realised he was a trans male. He found poetry was his medium for expressing his experiences as a transgender man and at 17 won the highly coveted teen poetry competition ‘Slambassadors’. Since then he’s continued to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and is working to make being a trans teen better for the next generation. This is how Jay changed his world… #ChangeYourWorld

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27 minutes


Role Contributor
Executive Producer John Leagas
Series Producer Lyndsay Rowan
Assistant Producer Harriet Blackamore
Researcher Karl Taylor
Researcher Danny Frith
Researcher Jamie Gibson