openDemocracy offers trans rights reporting fellowship [UK]

Posted on Mar 23, 2022 in Investigative Journalism

Early-career transgender and LGBTIQ journalists based in the United Kingdom can apply for a fellowship.

openDemocracy is offering a trans rights reporting fellowship. The program helps journalists develop their skills in feature writing and investigative journalism.

Fellows will join openDemocracy’s Tracking the Backlash team, which investigates organized opposition to women’s and LGBTIQ rights across the world.

Fellows will also contribute to the Documenting the Resistance series, which could include features on queer and trans joy, queer culture writing and reporting on trans rights movements.

During the six-month fellowship, journalists will receive a GBP1,650 monthly stipend.

Participants are expected to dedicate 40 hours a week to research, reporting, planning and other tasks related to stories on sexual and reproductive health and LGBTIQ rights.

The deadline is April 3.