Perspectives on Transgender Health

Sólveig Anna Bóasdóttir, Viviane Namaste and Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir

A symposium on trans people, health and justice will be held in collaboration of RIKK and Samtökin 78 on Friday 13 April from 13.00 to 15.00, in the lecture hall of the National Museum of Iceland. Samtökin 78 are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and the symposium is held on this occasion.


Viviane Namaste, Professor of sexual health:

“Trans health in Paris, France: Lessons from history to understand access to health services”

Sólveig Anna Bóasdóttir, Professor of theological ethics at the University of Iceland:

“Trans-formed Feminist Christian Theology – some examples”

Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir, MA in Gender studies and Svandís Anna Sigurðardóttir, MA in Gender Studies:

“What Sort of Underwear Are You Wearing Right Now? The Experiences of Trans People with Trans Related Health Care in Iceland”

Panel discussion

The symposium is in English, open to everyone and admission is free.

The event is on Facebook!