Gemma Stone

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Gemma Stone is a transgender writer who has been covering the rise of transphobic hate campaigning in the UK. She has written hundreds of articles dissecting aspects of transphobia including debunking blatant disinformation. She is very tired and trying her best, and hopefully having a positive impact on such a beautiful community.
The Scottish Parliament debating chamber where Scottish GRA reform was recently debated. Where Scottish Parliament public gallery kicked off and where Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was passed.

Scottish Gender Recognition Reform Bill; 1 month on

The Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was debated and voted on about a month ago - give or take a day or two. It passed with a majority of 88 to 33 votes and it's been a hell of a month since.
Two cricket balls to illustrate the question "should I cut off my balls"?

Should I cut off my balls or wait for the NHS to fix trans...

Here's a quick update to where I'm at with my trans healthcare journey in the UK; questioning whether I should cut off my balls...
Liz Truss giving a speach at a Policy Exchange meeting. Liz Truss, as head of GEO, was tasked with reforming the GRA and trans healthcare

Trans healthcare is fast becoming the new bogeyman in the UK

With the UK's assorted plans for gender recognition act reform largely being dealt with; the media and politicians a quickly turning their attention to demonising trans healthcare instead.
The Scottish Parliament debating chamber where Scottish GRA reform was recently debated. Where Scottish Parliament public gallery kicked off and where Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was passed.

Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill finally succeeds 86 to 39

A bill aimed at making the lives of trans people marginally less obstructive has attracted widespread media attention, including with opposition from prominent media figures such as JK Rowling. However the Scottish Gender Recognition Reform has finally passed into law following today's vote.
Official portrait of Kenneth Gibson; comments he made have seen Kenneth Gibson accused of hate speech.

Kenneth Gibson accused of hate speech during Gender Recognition Reform bill

Comments by a Scottish MSP during the debate over the Gender Recognition Reform bill have seen Kenneth Gibson accused of hate speech. Mercedes Villalba MSP amongst those levying the claim.
The Scottish Parliament debating chamber where Scottish GRA reform was recently debated. Where Scottish Parliament public gallery kicked off and where Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was passed.

Scottish Parliament public gallery kicks off over GRR ammendment defeat

As we hear arguments for and against ammendments for the Gender Recognition Reform bill and the ultimate decision on whether it will pass; the Scottish Parliament public gallery has kicked off.
LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address, a picture of the front door showing a seemingly innocuous terraced house in London

55 Tufton Street further linked to organised transphobia

55 Tufton Street was recently found to be the HQ of anti-trans campaign group LGB Alliance; a fact which they desperately tried to keep hidden from even their own supporters. Trans Writes can now reveal even more links between LGB Alliance, transphobia and Tufton Street.
LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address, a picture of the front door showing a seemingly innocuous terraced house in London

LGB Alliance’s 55 Tufton Street address leaked

The trans community have pointed out the LGB Alliance's use of virtual offices for their 'official address' as somewhat sketchy before. With the leak of LGB Alliance's 55 Tufton Street address before, it seems we were right to be skeptical.
TransLucent logo; who announced an article on trans as a biological condition on Sunday

Trans as a biological condition; TransLucent apologises

TransLucent, formerly Steph's Place, announced on Sunday it would be publishing an article regarding being "trans as a biological condition". Which generated a lot of discourse within the trans community.
BBC apologises to transphobes; The BBC logo on a curved red-brick wall. BBC's Obfuscation of Transphobia article.

BBC apologises to transphobes for not being transphobic enough

A tweet in which the BBC apologises to transphobes for not being transphobic enough has attracted widespread criticism; "you should be better than this".