Juno Roche

Trans activist and Blair Peach Award winner

Trans Activist who first came to prominence when she made a key speech about trans rights in education at a national conference, the speech trended on Twitter and enabled Juno to access a much wider platform for her strong message about trans rights in the workplace and especially within the education sector.

She has since gone on to talk at most major conferences and to deliver training to companies such as Hogan Lovells on the rights of trans people at work.

Juno regularly goes into schools to support teachers and students transitioning.

Her work has been recognized by both the trades union movement, she was given the Blair Peach Award this year for outstanding contribution to equalities and also appeared on the Rainbow List 2014/2015 and the World Pride Power List 2015, she was recently shortlisted for campaigner of the Year by the EDAs.

She is currently co-organizing a Festival which specifically looks at issues of Trans identities within the arts and education. The conference is set to take place next March.

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