6 good news stories this Trans Day of Visibility

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Some positive news, for once BY NADIA DAVIES At a time when transphobia seems to have taken over the news and our social media feeds, it’s important to use Transgender Day of Visibility as an opportunity to celebrate and elevate trans lives, trans creativity and trans resilience and showcase some of the amazing work that’s [….]

Here’s how trans people are marking Transgender Day of Visibility

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A day of joy, rage, advocacy and activism BY NADIA DAVIES Started in 2009 by US trans activist, Rachel Crandall, Transgender Day of Visibility is a day of celebration – a day for trans* people, in their beautiful diversity, to be visible and proud and celebrated. Here’s how trans and non-binary folks are marking their day. [….]

NEWS: TransActual UK responds to recent Lords debate about a trans-inclusive maternity bill

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“Why are some unelected sections of parliament now demanding that otherwise progressive legislation exclude minority groups?” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK A debate surrounding the use of trans-inclusive language in the UK’s Maternity Bill took place in the House of Lords yesterday, sparking a great deal of concern for the wider trans community.  Unelected [….]

CELEB: Nats Getty comes out as trans non-binary in a heart-warming video documenting their top surgery

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An emotional video was uploaded by Nats’ wife Gigi Gorgeous alongside topless photos on the couple’s Instagram pages BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Nats Getty has today revealed that they are trans non-binary, sharing details of their journey and top surgery. The 28-year-old model, designer and LGBTQI activist, who married YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous back in [….]

HEALTH: Research finds that the sexual health needs of trans and non-binary individuals are not being met

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Good sexual health is vital for everyone, and Terrence Higgins Trust have the resources to help BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST New trans-specific sexual health information – led by and celebrating trans, non-binary and gender diverse people – has been published by the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins [….]

Just a really, really long list of inspirational trans icons

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Fill your feed with trans joy 🏳️‍⚧️ BY DIVA STAFF It can be really hard to come out as trans or non-binary, but those who do blaze a trail for others to follow. Just by being visible and being themselves, these wonderful change-makers are raising awareness and making it a little bit easier for others. [….]

PODCAST: All-star team of transgender and non-binary creatives launch time-travelling podcast

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Adventures In Time And Gender unveils important milestones of transgender history  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Filmmaker and writer Jason Barker and director Krishna Istha have partnered with other trans and non-binary creatives and young people as well as academic researchers to create an exciting new podcast, Adventures In Time And Gender, which unveils important milestones of [….]