The BBC Radio Ulster programme, Evening Extra, hosted by Seamus McKee interviews Miss Frances Shiels, Secretary of Focus: The Identity Trust on the importance of today’s launch of Our Trans Manifesto in the Long Gallery, Stormont, and on the reasons why today was such a landmark event for transgender and intersex individuals and their families in Northern Ireland.

Today “our voice was finally heard, undiluted not represented by anybody else,………a milestone event”

The interview begins 33 minutes into the programme.

Please click here to listen to this programme on the BBC Iplayer (show only available for the next seven days).

To read Our Trans Manifesto, please click here.