NEWS: Elliot Page files for divorce from wife Emma Portner

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The Juno star has reportedly filed for divorce, ending the pair’s three-year-long marriage  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Actor Elliot Page and his wife Emma Portner have made the decision to separate after three years of marriage.  According to TMZ, Elliot Page filed documents in Manhattan seeking the dissolution of the pair’s marriage on Tuesday. [….]

HEALTH: Research finds that the sexual health needs of trans and non-binary individuals are not being met

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Good sexual health is vital for everyone, and Terrence Higgins Trust have the resources to help BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST New trans-specific sexual health information – led by and celebrating trans, non-binary and gender diverse people – has been published by the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins [….]

THEATRE: Overflow is a hilarious and devastating tour of women’s bathrooms

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A vital exploration into safety and solidarity for the trans community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY SHARRON WALLACE It’s a freezing cold tier two December night and the first public performance back at the Bush Theatre in London. Waiting inside is Rosie, pulling at her velvet dress, about to spill the warmth and vulnerability that [….]

CHARITY: Mermaids are here to support trans and gender-diverse young people

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Find out how you can support the wonderful work of Mermaids this Trans Awareness Week and beyond  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Mermaids have been supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families as far back as 1995. The team started as a small group of concerned parents sat around the kitchen table, sharing experiences [….]

TRANS TRIVIA: The top 10 trans history facts

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University of Exeter give their top trans trivia for Trans Awareness Week BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS/UNIVERSITY OF EXETER, IMAGE VIA BROADLY GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION University of Exeter have today released their top 10 most important trans history facts, for all walks of life to know, in order to mark this year’s Trans Awareness Week.  Researchers from [….]

TRANS ICONS: The ones to watch list

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We’re kicking of Transgender Awareness Week with a list of our inspirational icons 🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Happy Trans Awareness Week! Every November is an important time to not only honour those who advocated for transgender rights in the past, but to celebrate the wonderful change-makers raising awareness for the trans community today. Here at [….]

NEWS: Don’t You Want Me documents the resilience of the LGBTQI community and their rescue dogs

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A powerful photo project and life-saving rescue grant to mark Trans Awareness Month  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JACK JACKSON The Don’t You Want Me project in partnership with animal welfare charity Wild at Heart Foundation is rolling out an initiative to enable someone from the queer and trans community in the UK, who is [….]