Lee Hurley

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Journalist. NUJ member. Artist. Trans. He/him. Usually found saying 'but that's not true!'
A photo of Westminster, part of the Houses of Parliament taken during the evening from the otherside of the river Thames. Where Equality Act 2010 was debated

UK parliament set to debate LGBT+ inclusion in primary schools

UK Parliament to debate LGBT+ education in primary schools. Petition prompts action, outcome could shape future policy.
The Guardian/The Observer building in London, where Nick Cohen has been suspended from. It shows their logos in the window with a bicycle chained to the street sign out front.

Guardian try to heal internal anti-trans bigotry with meditation

As The Guardian editorial management continue to refuse to take control of the warring factions within the company, allowing members of the Gender Critical cult full reign, they've opted to bring in outsiders to try and solve the problem.
A photo of Brianna Ghey for the article commenting on transphobia surrounding Brianna. Credit; Family Handout.

Benefit show honours Brianna Ghey, raises funds for mental health initiative

Manchester's LGBTQ+ community rallied in memory of murdered trans teen Brianna Ghey.
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Who’s behind the anti-trans Parkrun panic?

Parkrun controversy exposes anti-trans agenda fuelled by think tanks and media bias.
"I don’t need my sexuality affirmed at a railway station – I just want the trains to run on time Network Rail's 'Pride Pillar' is full of shapes and colours that represent different groups... but ultimately it means nothing""Suzanne Moore column in The Telegraph 30 January 2024

Moore’s discomfort with LGBTQ+ visibility reveals deeper bias, not just operational concerns

Suzanne Moore's recent column on the "Pride Pillar" at London Bridge station raises crucial questions about inclusivity and visibility in public spaces, but not the ones she thinks.
Wes Streeting

Shadow health secretary sparks outrage with separate NHS ward proposal for trans people

Trans healthcare under fire: Streeting's proposal for separate NHS wards sparks outrage.
Ron De Santis [copyright Office of the Governor of Florida]

Ron’s last call: DeSantis drops Presidential bid with Budweiser misquote

Ron De Santis ends his presidential bid with a misquoted Budweiser slogan, after a campaign marked by anti-trans rhetoric and support for Trump.
Photograph of Joanna Cherry speaking at a demonstration outside the Scottish Parliament Building on 21 December 2022. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0

Sex Matters Advisory Group member named Chair of Parliament’s Human Rights Committee

Joanna Cherry named Chair of Parliament's Human Rights Committee despite concerns over her views on trans rights.
boxing gloves

Genital checks to allow trans people to box in USA

USA Boxing has updated its rulebook with a policy for transgender athletes with strict requirements mandating genital reassignment surgery and regular testosterone testing for transgender people wishing to compete.
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Transgender men’s sleep patterns shift post-hormone therapy

New study reveals transgender men experience altered sleep patterns after starting testosterone, offering insights into hormone effects on sleep.