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 [….]

MyGwork meets Enterprise’s Tamsin Wallace

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Tamsin Wallace wants to empower allies with knowledge and encourages active allyship, inside and outside of the workplace. She shares her experiences with Louise Sinnerton from myGwork BY MYGWORK, IMAGE BY TAMSIN WALLACE. Tamsin Wallace has worked at Enterprise for three years in pre-litigation non-fault recoveries. She has absolutely loved working there, stating: “It has [….]

Sex Education season three is out tomorrow and we can’t wait to meet Cal

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The Netflix comedy-drama introduces some much needed non-binary representation BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY SAM TAYLOR: NETFLIX When watching trailers for Sex Education back in 2019, I assumed the “will they won’t they” trope between Otis and Maeve would be what carried the show. This is perhaps why I put off watching it for so [….]

Overflow is a call for society to help marginalised groups rather than just being passive bystanders

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Travis Alabanza’s second show is nothing short of a masterpiece, writes Lowie Trevena BY LOWIE TREVENA, IMAGES BY HELEN MURRAY In the UK, two thirds of trans people are afraid to use public bathrooms, but it’s often the cisgender voice put at the heart of the conversation, rather than the experiences of trans people. Overflow, [….]

Tiny wins for non-binary people in 2021

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Celebrate International Non-Binary Day with some good news, for once BY ELLA DEREGOWSKA The news can sometimes be less than uplifting for an LGBTQIA+ person, and while there have been difficult challenges and setbacks in 2021, this year has also delivered much-needed wins for all, including non-binary people. All over the world, 2021 has seen [….]

A minor but inconsequential victory: Director of TransActual and Chair of Trans Media Watch reflects on the Maya Forstater case

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“Despite the press hype, there is nothing especially new or interesting in this verdict” BY jane fae I don’t know which is worse. The seeming unending procession of legal cases, brought by a peculiar alliance of self-identified “gender critical feminists” and their Christian evangelical buddies, and designed to make life for trans people difficult. Or [….]

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 [….]