Media Watch

Trans Writes Media Watch keeps an eye on legacy publishers, mostly right-wing print as the worst culprits, to highlight the misinformation and smear campaigns being spread about trans and non-binary people.

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Green Party politician suspended over Eddie Izzard complaint

The Green Party's Alison Teal has been suspended after Eddie Izzard using the toilet annoyed her.
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The Trans Agenda 14 Badenoch at it again, BBC notice waiting lists + more

The Trans Agenda 14 Welcome to The Trans Agenda, a newsletter that will arrive in your inbox Monday to Friday if you are subscribed. You...
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Trans talking points: Bailey, Joyce + more

As it has been very quiet in the papers since the death of the world's largest landowner, I thought it a good idea to...
"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.
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Wickes mobbed by boring transphobes who can’t read

Wickes, a hardware store, attended Brighton Pride this weekend with a stage that included signs anti-trans groups have taken umbrage to.
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The Trans Agenda #7 Prison for providing trans healthcare in the UK?

The Trans Agenda #7 Welcome to The Trans Agenda, a newsletter that will arrive in your inbox Monday to Friday morning if you are subscribed....
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Major media mostly ignore massive trans protest outside Downing Street

It will come as no surprise to most trans people that the majority of the mainstream media completely and utterly ignored thousands of people...
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Why representation matters: Doctor Who and the Star Beast

Exploring the impact of trans representation in Doctor Who, this article delves into the show's sensitive portrayal of transgender characters and its message of love and acceptance.
Grhama Norton in the Sunday Times, 18/09/22

Graham Norton: JK Rowling ‘enjoys’ fighting on Twitter

In an interview with the Sunday Times, Graham Norton said that he believes JK Rowling enjoys fighting on Twitter after comments she made to him.
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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