Italian Senate kills bill intended to protect LGBTQI people against hate crime

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Two years of hard work have been sabotaged by a sordid stitch-up between cynical politicians and the Church BY jane fae, IMAGE BY PIXABAY In the end, it took the votes of just twelve senators to bury the hopes of Italy’s LGBTQI community.   For the last two years, a major focus for LGBT people [….]

Trans Media Watch calls for investigation into transphobic BBC article

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The organisation points to poor standards of BBC journalistic practice BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY PIXABAY Trans Media Watch, a charity dedicated to improving media coverage of trans and intersex issues, has called for an investigation into a transphobic article published yesterday by the BBC. Claiming that lesbians are being pressured into sex by “some [….]