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 [….]

Just a really, really long list of inspirational trans icons

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Fill your feed with trans joy 🏳️‍⚧️ BY DIVA STAFF It can be really hard to come out as trans or non-binary, but those who do blaze a trail for others to follow. Just by being visible and being themselves, these wonderful change-makers are raising awareness and making it a little bit easier for others. [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Beyond the binary

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A very brief introduction to gender non-conforming cultures around the world BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “The workings of gender are key to our identities, intimate relationships, everyday experiences, and social and cultural positioning,” begins Sally Hines, associate professor at The University Of Leeds and author of recently published book Is Gender Fluid? “Understandings, and thus practices, [….]

VIDEO: 6 TED Talks for Trans Day Of Visibility

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Explore trans stories with DIVA’s pick of trans, non-binary and queer-shaped TED talks BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Every year on 31 March, the international LGBTQI+ community, its allies and those seeking to learn, come together – albeit, virtually this year – to celebrate, educate and listen to trans, non-binary and queer voices share their stories, and [….]