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Ryan Castellucci granted judicial review over UK non-binary recognition

A trans non-binary person is bringing legal proceedings against the British government, urging it to legally recognise their gender as non-binary. Ryan Castellucci, a US citizen who moved to the UK for work in 2019, is legally recognised as non-binary in their home state of California, including on their passport and birth certificate.

Did JK Rowling agree with Nazis in bizarre anti-trans rant?

In a bizarre anti-trans rant it is claimed we see JK Rowling agree with Nazis that support for trans people is "degenerate, foolish, immoral and authoritarian". She calls it their "we told you so" moment during her defense of Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull.

‘Trans panic’ accepted by UK judge despite also confirming hate crime

A UK judge has seemingly accepted a ‘trans panic’...

A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar “is sweet, heartfelt, insightful, a seriously useful and novel resource for both cis and trans people”

A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar: A Journey of Self (and Sexual) Discovery by Harry Nicholas is available to buy now. Elia Cugini writes;

Transgender women can now apply for Miss Costa Rica 2023

Transgender women can now participate in Miss Costa Rica 2023, reflecting the societal demand for diversity, equity, and social inclusion in beauty pageants.

Bud Light gives in to anti-trans terrorism

Bud Light faced bomb threats after sending a personalised can of beer to trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney, eventually caving to right-wing pressure.

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Ryan Castellucci granted judicial review over UK non-binary recognition

A trans non-binary person is bringing legal proceedings against the British government, urging it to legally recognise their gender as non-binary. Ryan Castellucci, a US citizen who moved to the UK for work in 2019, is legally recognised as non-binary in their home state of California, including on their passport and birth certificate.

A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar “is sweet, heartfelt, insightful, a seriously useful and novel resource for both cis and trans people”

A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar: A Journey of Self (and Sexual) Discovery by Harry Nicholas is available to buy now. Elia Cugini writes;

What does Census 2021 say about trans people?

Trans people live in diverse communities, intersecting ethnicity, age, disability, religion and sexuality. This is not news, but the Office for National Statistics released fresh data comparing the gender identities of people in England and Wales with key demographics which were recorded in Census 2021.

“Rachel Pollack changed my life, I shall miss her always”

Rachel Pollack, widely known for her Tarot reading and comic books, passed away on April 7th 2023. We wanted to honour her life and commissioned this piece from a friend of hers in her memory. Roz Kaveney writes;

Posie Parker was allowed in Australia, lets make sure her ideology isn’t

"We need to talk more about the ideology which Posie Parker tried to import at her Let Women Speak event in Victoria, Australia", writes LilahRPG - who was part of the counter protest.

Helen Webberley wins tribunal against GMC – but what was it all about? 

Helen Webberley, the doctor behind GenderGP, has been ruled fit to practice medicine and can return to work, according to a judge at the Royal Courts of Justice last week. This marks the end of a seven year battle between Webberley, the General Medical Council (GMC), and other professionals involved in trans healthcare and the regulation of healthcare, with gender affirming care at the heart of the matter. 

Uganda LGBT ban: Where the hell is everybody?

Most readers will probably be aware of the situation at the moment in Uganda, where under the influence of American far-right so-called Christian groups, the government has enacted a law criminalising all LGBT people. But the story on the ground of the Uganda LGBT ban is much darker. Jenny List from Trans Rescue writes;

On visibility; culture specific identities

On #TransDayOfVisibility we wanted to do our extra best to give the spotlight to the least visible members of the transgender and gender diverse communities around the world. Thank you to Michael for reaching out and writing this piece on culture specific identities they titled "What an Indigenous person would like the queer community to know":

What is a vigil? A letter from Trans Safety Network

Like many trans people recently, researchers at Trans Safety Network have joined with our communities to attend, speak at, and help organise vigils so that we can mark the death of Brianna Ghey, a 16-year-old trans girl from Warrington. The question we hope to answer in this letter is a difficult one - what is a vigil?

“I think I might be the penis woman”; a response to absurd Tory councillor’s rant

Following a piece by a tory councillor in the Daily Mail who alleges that a trans woman attempted to intimidate her in a bathroom we may have tracked down the so-called "penis woman"! Sophie writes;

Twenty Eight: Stories From the Section 28 Generation review

"When offered the chance to read Twenty Eight: Stories From the Section 28 Generation, I had some preconceptions about what the book was likely to be." Laura Kate Dale writes;

Miss Major Speaks: Conversations with a Black Trans Revolutionary review

As a Black trans person and long-time resident of San Francisco, I was excited for the opportunity to review Miss Major Speaks. While I haven’t had the honor of meeting Miss Major Griffin-Gracy in person, I have met and worked with many trans folks whose lives she has touched, several of whom are named in the book’s Acknowledgements.

Exclusive: Guardian writers and editor set up group to make Guardian more transphobic

A group of senior writers and editors at The Guardian met as part of the company’s ‘Diversity and Inclusion Week’ to discuss pushing gender-critical narratives 'fearlessly,' with the paper's anti-trans slant clearly not enough for them.

Ryan Castellucci granted judicial review over UK non-binary recognition

A trans non-binary person is bringing legal proceedings against the British government, urging it to legally recognise their gender as non-binary. Ryan Castellucci, a US citizen who moved to the UK for work in 2019, is legally recognised as non-binary in their home state of California, including on their passport and birth certificate.

Did JK Rowling agree with Nazis in bizarre anti-trans rant?

In a bizarre anti-trans rant it is claimed we see JK Rowling agree with Nazis that support for trans people is "degenerate, foolish, immoral and authoritarian". She calls it their "we told you so" moment during her defense of Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull.

‘Trans panic’ accepted by UK judge despite also confirming hate crime

A UK judge has seemingly accepted a ‘trans panic’...