Stonewall submits documents to the UN calling for an urgent review of the EHRC

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If acknowledged, the EHRC will lose participation rights at the UN and GANHRI meetings BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION/ZACHARY DRUCKER Supported by The Good Law Project, LGBTQI organisation Stonewall has submitted documents to both the United Nation and the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions calling for an urgent review [….]

Steph’s Place releases statement on research carried out into transphobia in the EHRC

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Demanding the immediate resignation of the Chair of the EHRC and the Board of Commissioners, Steph’s Place is appalled by links between the EHRC and anti-trans groups BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY STEPH’S PLACE In a statement distributed by Trans Media Watch, Steph’s Place, an organisation dedicated to furthering the visibility of transgender women, has [….]

Trans Day Of Remembrance: The cost of anti-trans media

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On Saturday, 150 trans people and their allies held a vigil outside BBC TV Centre in London BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY TRANS MEDIA WATCH Last week marked the annual observances of Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day Of Remembrance. Many activists called for us to “mourn the dead and fight like hell for the [….]

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 [….]