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 [….]

DIVA meets Katie Neeves, the trans ambassador here to support, educate and empower us all

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“I am a woman on a mission! But not just any woman and not just any mission.”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JAYNE WALSH Well known and well-trusted within the transgender community, Katie Neeves is a trans ambassador providing trans awareness training and mentoring through her company and website Cool2BTrans.  She’s on a mission to [….]

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 [….]

WATCH: Don’t miss Draw With Me, a documentary about the life of Jennifer Lopez’s trans nibling

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“It’s about accepting change and challenges with love, and that knowing when we do, everything is possible” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Jennifer Lopez has shown her support of the trans community once again by celebrating her trans nibling and their brand new documentary Draw With Me. Nibling is a gender-neutral term that can be used to [….]

CELEB: LGBTQI sports legends Megan Rapinoe and Billie Jean King stand up against anti-trans school sports ban

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“Every young person, and especially youth who are transgender, or intersex, should be able to participate fully in sport” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM In a massive step forward for support of transgender individuals in the sporting world, LGBTQI athletes such as U.S. football champion Megan Rapinoe and tennis icon Billie Jean King, as [….]

NEWS: Juno star Elliot Page comes out as trans in a heartwarming letter

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“I can finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Elliot Page, best known for his work in the film Juno and the Netflix series, The Umbrella Academy, shared a long letter on social media today confirming his pronouns and announcing that he is trans. Elliot addressed his [….]

You Brought Your Own Light: A new book of breathtaking and beautiful trans portraits

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We love this new book by photographer Allie Crewe celebrating trans identities BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY ALLIE CREWE Your Brought Your Own Light is a new breathtaking book of transgender portraits by Portrait of Britain 2019 winner, photographer Allie Crewe. It brings together 26 of Allie’s poignant transgender portraits, including the image of Grace, [….]