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Matt Ellison

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Matt Ellison is an inspiring and thought provoking transgender speaker. His life experience as a trans man himself means those who hear Matt speak are inspired and encouraged. The principles of facing something so profoundly difficult and making such a huge and fundamental change apply to everyone in all areas of their professional and personal life.

Tailored towards the audience, Matt Ellison has something to offer all audiences, including healthcare professionals, businesses, educational institutions, emergency services, political and religious groups, plus more. Depending upon requirements he can delve deep into the mind of what it feels like to be transgender with a story full of highs, lows and humour.

He can educate the audience around such things as the medical interventions, social aspects, safe practices for service providers and employers, as well the legal implications of the Gender Recognition Act and the popular Q&A if requested gives the opportunity to answer all those burning questions.

With today’s more accepting society the number of trans folk having the courage to transition is doubling every few years. So this topic is relevant and something everyone should know more about

SPEAKING TOPICS

Matt Ellison speaks on a number of topics including –

  • How diversity and inclusion can help your company thrive, from recruiting more highly skilled staff to increasing staff productivity and boosting staff retention
  • Practical advice on how to be more inclusive, develop good practices and put together company policies and procedures.
  • How to be more dynamic with your diversity and inclusion policies and procedures, creating a higher degree of engagement, including with your non-LGBT staff
  • The UK Gender Recognition Act and how to avoid inadvertently committing criminal offenses

One of the most frequent comments Matt gets from audiences after a talk is that he raised many points they’d not considered, and they learnt a lot they weren’t even aware they needed to know. They leave with a far better sense of what being transgender is about, and so are more empathetic.

Matt has also found that businesses are grateful to learn more about the legislation around transgender issues, as many are still very unaware, meaning they can often completely unwittingly commit criminal offences. 

 

 

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Diversity
Wellbeing