The Gender Agenda Identity

Female, male, trans, pre-transition, genderqueer, gender neutral, gender variant, intersex… Gender diversity is a major issue among young people – and one that is intertwined with other key areas such as mental health. So, what does gender actually mean today and how is this reflected in our society and in different communities? What are the biggest pressure points for young people – and how can we help?


Chaired by Julie Bentley, CEO of Girlguiding. The panel includes Rachel Cohen, Director of Communications at Stonewall and Sam Smethers, CEO of the Fawcett Society.

Session speaker:

Julie Bentley

Julie Bentley has held senior positions in the not for profit sector for over eighteen years. She has been CEO of the leading UK charity for Girls and Young Women – Girlguiding since November 2012. Julie was CEO of The Suzy Lamplugh Trust for four years and was the first non member of the Lamplugh…

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