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STATEMENT

As providers of health and wellbeing services for vulnerable people, we are dismayed by Women and Equality Minister Liz Truss’ poorly-informed comments on transgender issues. Nobody’s fundamental rights should be […]

Are you PrEPARED?! Let’s talk about PrEP!

Even during lockdown our friends at 56 Dean Street have been able to produce a video on being PrEPared with PrEP! Produced by Victor Diamente, @vicdiamente Trial Project Facilitator and […]

#WhoIsAlex

In October 2018 the City Bridge Trust, who have funded Spectra’s Trans counselling service for the past three years, informed us of a film-making scheme “Telling Your Stories” ran in […]

“Gaia”

This iconic costume is one of the key items for a project funded by Wandsworth Oasis with Spectra to educate & inform MSM and Young People in Wandsworth, about HIV & […]

Spectra Coronavirus Advice

From Karen Skipper, Spectra CEO: Spectra Senior Management Team is following the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and keeping updated on Government advice. Links to that advice are below and we are […]

Political Existences – Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility 2020

A Spectra TDoV Exhibition in association with photographer Emil Lombardo is coming this April. Please note that the actual exhibition is cancelled following current government recommendation for Covid-19. We will […]

Spectra 2018-2019 Annual Report

Our 2018-2019 annual report is available now. Please read it here for more details. You can also contact us via info@spectra-london.org.uk to request a pdf version of this report.

Urgent action needed on routine commissioning of PrEP

Today we, along with 29 other charities and organisations, have written to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock MP, to demand his promise of routine PrEP access by […]

TRANS COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP LAUNCH NEW RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The new Trans Learning Partnership* (TLP) led by Spectra, are proud to announce grant funding from the City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder.  This grant will […]

#REDRUNLDN 2019

November 30 was the 10th Annual Red Run in Victoria Park, East London. Below is a gallery of the day’s events, including some of Team #Run4Spectra2019, some famous faces meeting […]

Gaia @ the W.H.O.

Our amazing creation Gaia, supported via a grant from Wandsworth Oasis, continues to create impact. A set of six photographs cataloguing Spectra Programme and Volunteering Manager Anthony Hunte’s transformation from […]

#SexualHealthManifesto

Join us in asking local candidates to pledge their support for action on HIV and sexual health. The general election is a crucial opportunity to raise the profile of HIV […]