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 [….]

The Gender Inclusion Network is combatting the rise of transphobia in the British media

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Thousands of academics are refusing to be silenced when it comes to trans rights BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION – ZACKARY DRUCKER In a recent UK survey, 93% of participants reported that transphobia within the media had an impact on their experience of transphobia from strangers in the street. 85% said [….]

TransActual UK survey exposes the shocking reality for Trans and Non-binary people in the UK

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“These findings are shocking but in no way unexpected” WORDS BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION – ZACKARY DRUCKER Content warning: this article includes references to transphobia, racism and ableism One of the largest direct surveys of trans experiences in the UK was published today. The survey data shows the extent of [….]

VIEWS: We need trans protest after a year without Pride

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Laura Kate Dale explains why it’s time to stand up for trans rights The last time I went to a UK Pride event was Trans Pride Brighton in the summer of 2019. Things were not looking great for the trans community, but there was a sense of solidarity, hope and optimism that filled the streets [….]

NEWS: Trans activists criticise High Court ruling on puberty blockers

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Campaigners say the landmark ruling will cause devastation for the trans community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Trans young people have been left facing an uncertain future following a High Court ruling on puberty blockers described by some as “devastating”. Children under the age of 16 experiencing gender dysphoria are “highly unlikely” to be [….]

NEWS: Stonewall’s response to the GRA reform

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GRA reform is scrapped today in what’s been called a “shocking failure in leadership” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After many years of waiting for some positive change surrounding the Gender Recognition Act reform for England and Wales, today it has been announced that the plans for reform have been scrapped entirely.  Liz Truss, the minister for [….]

NEWS: Over 100 major companies join together to say trans rights are human rights

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Disney, Microsoft and Aviva among 103 organisations to stand up for trans equality, urging the UK Government to make progress BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Today, Stonewall, Britain’s leading lesbian, gay bi and trans equality charity, announced that 103 major UK companies have come together in a show of support for trans communities. Aviva, BP, CITI, Disney, [….]