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Research Study: Society's role on the experience of trans* people


SparK

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Hi everyone! I am a university student currently writing my dissertation on the role society plays on the experience of trans* people, and would like people to take part in a 15 minute (approx) interview about how different areas of society (family, social circles, work and education) have impacted them. I am available for interviews from now up until the 12th of January 2021, and you can book times with me through direct message. Please bear in mind I am in the UK and cannot do interviews past 8pm GMT.

 

For those who want to take part, interviews would be recorded, but purely so the conversations feel more natural! All recordings would be deleted as soon as they have been transcribed, and no personal information of yours would be used in my final paper. Short extracts may be used, but likely no more than a sentence or two.

 

I have emailed the moderators of this forum to ask for permission to post about this study and have ethical approval from my university; my dissertation means a lot to me and I want to do this right! For this reason you will also be sent an ethics form which you will have to sign, and you MUST BE 18 OR OLDER to take part.

 

As soon as my paper has been graded and returned to me it will be available for me to share publicly, so even if you don't want to take part but would like to read it, please message me and I will make a note. I will likely be posting it somewhere in the public domain anyway, but should you want an early personal copy I would be more than happy to send it! I hope that my study will contribute to knowledge in the field, and potentially bring to light the narratives of trans* individuals as well as rectify the language used in many previous studies that may now be considered offensive or outdated.

 

Please consider sharing elsewhere so I can spread the word! If you are interested, you can message me for more information and to read over the forms I have prepared.

 

Thanks for reading!

Kye

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I think I would be willing to answer a questionaire but, that's about it for me. Good luck with your project. Are you sticking strictly to this forum or are you offering this on several different ones?

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Happy New Year 2021

 

Kye, will you be doing these interviews by phone? Even to the United States? As for sharing your request for partisans. Do you have a twitter account? My guy mode account has 12K+ following and I would gladly tweet out your request. My Mmindy account is very small and locked for privacy until I'm ready to come out publicly, at which time I'll combined them and let my followers shed as they see fit. I openly support and retweet #LGBTQ subjects on my guy mode account so l'm happy to help you get your information out there.

 

Twitter Guy Mode @FirehouseMike

@MmindyMoore is locked but you can make a follow request, and all of my followers and followings are Transgender.

 

Best wishes, stay positive, and safe, 

 

Mindy???

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1 hour ago, Abi said:

I think I would be willing to answer a questionaire but, that's about it for me. Good luck with your project. Are you sticking strictly to this forum or are you offering this on several different ones?

Thank you! It's okay if you're not able to interview, I understand that it's not an ideal format for some people, it's just the way I prefer to do things for my own research. Perhaps if I do further research in the future I will include multiple formats like questionnaires. I have only gotten permission to post to this forum so far, but if moderators allow me to post elsewhere I will. I'll post any updates if there are any!

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1 hour ago, Mmindy said:

Happy New Year 2021

 

Kye, will you be doing these interviews by phone? Even to the United States? As for sharing your request for partisans. Do you have a twitter account? My guy mode account has 12K+ following and I would gladly tweet out your request. My Mmindy account is very small and locked for privacy until I'm ready to come out publicly, at which time I'll combined them and let my followers shed as they see fit. I openly support and retweet #LGBTQ subjects on my guy mode account so l'm happy to help you get your information out there.

 

Twitter Guy Mode @FirehouseMike

@MmindyMoore is locked but you can make a follow request, and all of my followers and followings are Transgender.

 

Best wishes, stay positive, and safe, 

 

Mindy???

Hi Mindy! These interviews will be done over software like Skype, Zoom or other similar platforms as costs for phone calls are quite high. I do have Twitter, if you would like to message me privately we can discuss sharing my post there :)  Thank you for your support, best wishes!

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That's cool and shows my age... I didn't even think about video conversations. I'm okay with setting up a time to participate, and will PM you for Twitter contact.

 

Best wishes,

 

Mindy???

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Hi everyone, this is the final notice for my research study! I am keeping slots open for a few more days if you want to take part, please message me if you do. To those who have already done interviews with me, thank you for your support! 

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For anyone that needs encouragement, @SparK is a good person and we had a lovely chat. Remember: It's for science!

 

Hugs!

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