It has been (a little over, sorry I'm late) 6 months of Trans Writes. Here's a quick recap of what we've achieved and what we hope to achieve in the future.
Graham Norton's Twitter account has been deactivated following transphobic backlash due to comments he gave during an interview regarding the ongoing "trans debate."
Katy Montgomerie's speech at Warwick University has been postponed following threats to disrupt the event and in the light of the protests regarding Nadhim Zahawi's disastrous appearance on campus earlier this year.
Maya Forstater is being accused of posting revenge porn by the transgender community. We have been careful throughout this article to not refer or link to anything that could identify the victim.
Self ID, otherwise known as Gender Recognition Act reform is once again a trending topic. This following Scotland's progress on reform which looks to demedicalise the process.
A JK Rowling selfie has become a news item after the Harry Potter author posted one to social media. In which, she is seen wearing a t-shirt targeting Nicola Sturgeon by calling her the "destroyer of women's rights".
A study on chest binding is being bandied about by the anti-trans crowd due to the eye catching statistic reported in the abstract. "Over 97% reported at least one of 28 negative outcomes attributed to binding". But what does this actually mean?
Children's charity and parental support group Mermaids UK have come under fire from the usual transphobic suspects trying to demonise any and all support for trans youth. This time over the use and support of teens using a chest binder. JK Rowling was there too, in case you cared.
Kevin Lister, a teacher from Swindon, was fired and is now taking legal action against his former school. He was fired regaridng his treatment of a transgender student.
An employment tribunal has found that a trans woman was discriminated against when she was asked about her use of the changing areas. This discrimination was based on the protected characteristic of gender reassignment.