2 Seconds to help Tara – David E Watters

Tara Hudson, a Bath transgender woman, has been sentenced to twelve weeks in an all male prison. She has undergone hormone therapy and six years of gender reassignment surgery. She is a woman and has lived as a woman for all of her life.
But now she has been placed in an all male prison environment, where she will be completely open to physical and sexual abuse. She has already received treatment for depression and has experienced abuse because of her gender identity.
Her life is in danger – sign this petition to get her transferred to a female prison.

Read the news story here.  http://m.bristolpost.co.uk/Transgender-woman-sent-Bristol-Prison-assault/story-28056764-detail/story.html#1



About neverblendin

David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (www.pacificinstitute.co.uk), personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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