Hello, my name is Jessica Cleasby. I am currently completing the research
component of a Masters of Sexology at Curtin University. I am seeking participants
to assist with my research. We are looking for trans people who have undergone
hormone therapy for at least six months to tell us their story.
We use the term trans in an inclusive way, and would like to hear from people who
use (or used) words like transsexual, transgender, sistergirl, androgynous, or
genderqueer to describe themselves.
The purpose of this research is to investigate the lived experience of taking
hormone therapy. I am also interested to learn about treatment by healthcare
providers during this period and recommendations for service improvement. We hope
that this research will inform practice and policy to assist our healthcare system
to better support trans individuals, and the healthcare professionals who work with
We are asking for participation in two short interviews with a researcher from
Curtin University, and confidentiality is guaranteed. We anticipate it will take
about an hour and a half in total.
If you or someone you know would be willing to share your experience, please email:
Jessica Cleasby: Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how
Alternatively, you may contact the project supervisor, Matt Tilley on (08) 92664579,
Thank-you for your time, please feel free to forward this message on to others who
may be interested.
**This study has been approved by the Curtin University Human Research Ethics
Committee (Approval Number HR 118/2014). The Committee is comprised of members of
the public, academics, lawyers, doctors and pastoral carers. If needed, verification
of approval can be obtained either by writing to the Curtin University Human
Research Ethics Committee, c/- Office of Research and Development, Curtin
University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, 6845 or by telephoning 92662784 or by emailing