UK LGBTQ+ groups unite in defence of trans people
The UK government's flagship LGBTQ+ conference, 'Safe to be Me' is up in flames after UK LGBTQ+ groups withdrew en masse in protest at...
EHRC announce single-sex exemptions guidlines, they suck!
So far this language and the severity of the concept has helped to stave off attempts by transphobes to employ single-sex exemptions with a blanket approach. Meaning it can only be employed on a case-by-case basis and there must be a truly legitimate aim. However Kishwer Falkner's EHRC has been making moves to support transphobic groups who would like to see the exemptions employed more liberally.
JK Rowling claims she’s once again received a death threat
Taking to Twitter JK Rowling wrote: "I'm afraid I can't give a shout out to everyone promising to murder me - there are so many of you, and I'm a busy woman - but this one deserves a mention for the nineties rave vibe, @TrustFundOzu". I for one just wish she would post one that is a legitimate threat of violence and not like... some random child posting a bugs bunny meme.
LGBTQ rights meeting postponed again in Northern Ireland
A ministerial meeting to discuss new legislation to protect the LGBTQ+ community in Northern Ireland was delayed once again. The meeting was scheduled to take...
Trans Writes.World Soft-Launch
I did hope to have everything sorted out fully by today, #TransDayOfVisibility, but sometimes the stars don’t align just right and you get super busy with other projects and neglect the one that doesn’t currently help pay your bills. Instead my co-founder and I have decided to do a soft-launch of our new trans led site for platforming and elevating transgender voices around the world. Welcome to Trans Writes.world
Scotland Announces GRA Reform Proposal
It removes the need to have anything signed off by a doctor, it opens it up to 16 year olds and the wait is cut down significantly from 2 years to 3 months. Though it is still an arbitrary wait nonetheless which could certainly be improved by simply not existing at all.
Transphobes Are Blaming Trans People For Vladimir Putin
I just don’t have the words for this one, which is not stellar since I am a writer. When it was just one or...