Are we ready to talk about pronouns being a human right?

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The Canadian court ruling on intentional misgendering is a step forward for trans rights, but the backlash shows how much fight is left BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY ORIEL FRANKIE ASHCROFT VIA PEXELS I was looking through my phone when I saw the headlines announcing that a Canadian court had ruled that intentional misgendering is [….]

Asserting my pronouns helped me reclaim my power

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Advocating for myself when it comes to being misgendered has filled me with a rush of self-esteem BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY KATIE RAINBOW Throughout my life I have often put the comfort of others above my own. Whether it is attending events I do not feel safe at, enduring emotional labour when my own [….]

VIEWS: Conversations around gender identity: are things changing for the better?

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“We all have a responsibility to understand our own privilege and biases” BY ANT JACKSON How we talk about gender has really changed this year. For example, the UK Census truly reflected gender identity for the first time beyond the previous male and female only tick boxes, which formerly excluded trans and non-binary people.   It proved [….]