NEWS: Italian lesbian rights organisation called out for its transphobic views

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Jane Fae explores the tragic transphobia faced by Ciro Migliore in the Italian press and LGBTQI community BY JANE FAE Transphobia comes in many guises. Today it may take the form of violence against any identity that fails to fit cishet norms. Tomorrow, it will be newspapers misreporting, misgendering. Perhaps hardest to swallow is the bigotry [….]

STYLE: Creating fashion history through visibility and inclusivity for Transgender women

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My Size is the non-profit organisation on a mission to to define a global sizing standard for Transgender women  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JAMES LIGHTBOWN Whilst working on initial developments for lingerie, the team behind My Size – Bok Goodall, Marcia Griffiths and Winn Austin – found there is currently no sizing standard for [….]

TRAVEL: To Russia with love

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Ellie Mackin shares her tips and tricks for travelling safely as a queer trans woman  BY ELLIE MACKIN The big, unsmiling customs official flicks through my passport with a well-licked finger. I hold my breath as I step through the X-ray machine, praying it won’t betray me. With a nod he hands me back my [….]

DATING: The dating (trans)action

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Why sometimes self-love is the first step to finding love BY FREIYA BENSON It’s 6.30pm, and I’m sitting in a pub waiting for my final date to turn up. I say final here, because I mean I’m pretty much done with dating, and honestly, if this doesn’t work out I’m considering just calling it quits. [….]

SCREEN: Jake and Hannah Graf’s journey to parenthood premieres tonight on Channel 4

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Our Baby: A Modern Miracle is a fascinating documentary exploring a transgender couple’s journey to becoming parents  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Starting a family can be a difficult process for many people, but especially so when both parents are transgender.  Jake and Hannah Graf, the most high-profile transgender couple in the UK, welcomed their first child, [….]

Five of the best trans TV characters

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To celebrate #TDOV2020, here’s our list of trans TV characters you will love BY KAT HALSTEAD, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Happy Trans Day Of Visibility! We’re celebrating by watching some of our favourite TV shows with uplifting, heart-warming and realistic trans characters that we have grown to love over the years. Here are five of the [….]