Lee Hurley

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Journalist. NUJ member. Artist. Trans. He/him. Usually found saying 'but that's not true!'

Women’s March stands by trans women, laughs at Terfs

The official Twitter account for the Women's March responded to vast amounts of transphobic abuse by advising Terfs to stay mad.
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5+ years delay at Northern Ireland gender clinic as referrals drop

The health service in Northern Ireland is continuing to fail trans patients in the country with the number of referrals to the gender clinic dropping, waiting lists growing, and under-18s being denied blockers.
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Trans people sacrificed by the media to cover up Boris Johnson’s BJ

Mainstream media sources have focused on Halifax's decision to give its staff the option to include pronouns on their badges, at the height of a sex scandal involving the Prime Minister; Boris Johnson
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Pride Attack; Transgender teenager left with fractured skull

A 19-year-old trans man is receiving treatment in a hospital in Dublin for a fractured skull following a brutal Pride attack on five people after the after the city's parade on 25th June
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Parliamentary group for prevention of genocide funded by anti-gay church

According to a Private Eye report in issue 1575, an all parliamentary group set up to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity is being...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene blames US tampon shortage on trans men

Marjorie Taylor Green has been widely mocked after blaming the US’s current tampon shortage on trans people.
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Asking for LGBTQ+ tolerance is not enough

As Arlene Foster, former Northern Ireland first minister, was made a Dame in the Queen's latest honours list, it reminded me of a speech...
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2 trans women sentenced to 5 years in Cameroon

Two transgender women have been sentenced to five years in prison in Cameroon after being convicted of “attempted homosexuality” and “public indecency” as the country continues to crack down on LGBTQ+ people.
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Rosie Duffield: [Labour’s] trans policy makes feminists vote Tory

Labour's Rosie Duffield believes that Labour's trans policy is making 'feminists vote Conservative because “we are making complete idiots of ourselves”.
Prison bosses in Scotland have said they will give quarterly updates on transgender populations. A report in the Times said noted that "as of January, there were 12 transgender prisoners in custody: nine transgender women and three transgender men. Five of the transgender women — men identifying as women — were in women’s prisons, and two transgender men — women identifying as men — were in the men’s estate."

Scottish prison bosses to give quarterly updates on transgender populations

Prison bosses in Scotland have said they will give quarterly updates on transgender populations. A report in the Times noted that "as of January, there...