Club Q tributes

Club Q shooter’s dad happy he’s not gay

The aftermath of the massacre at Club Q continues to show clearly how dangerous the world has become for LGBTQ+ people.
BBC apologises to transphobes; The BBC logo on a curved red-brick wall. BBC's Obfuscation of Transphobia article.

BBC call transphobic letter a ‘report’

When is a report not a report? When it's a letter seen by a transphobic journalist at the BBC.
Kim Petras and Sam Smith: Kim Petras performs live in Oregon in 2019

Kim Petras and Sam Smith top UK charts amidst moral panic

“everyone is talking on the scene” - What does the success of Kim Petras and Sam Smith say about the UK's attitude towards trans people? Oscar Rees writes;
A transgender pride flag flying above the Foreign and Common Wealth Office in London. Photo by Foreign and Common Wealth Office.

Most senior UK politicians ignore Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans Awareness Week is over for another year, coming to a close with Trans Remembrance Day, but given the silence of the UK's politicians, you'd be forgiven for thinking that it had been deliberately ignored by many.
A production photo of Real Boy (UEA Drama Studio, 22 October, 2022) by Henry Webb (@hwebb_creative). Pictured are three characters from the play, including the titular character Real Boy (left) who sits in his therapist’s office (Dr Oldrik, right), with someone standing behind him (Jaime).

Real Boy & the joy of trans actors in trans roles: #TransAwarenessWeek

Last month, I had the privilege of performing in an original trans play called Real Boy - written by my talented friend (and director) Finn Evans and Ramonah Gibson - which follows a trans boy fighting for a Disney-like Pinocchio dream of ‘becoming a real boy’.
BBC apologises to transphobes; The BBC logo on a curved red-brick wall. BBC's Obfuscation of Transphobia article.

BBC’s obfuscation of transphobia in social media toxicity study

The BBC's obfuscation of transphobia has reached a new low with a report on social media toxicity. The report has allegedly been censored in "real time" to obfuscate transphobia, with the article also failing to mention transphobia's contribution to the figures - amongst other issues.
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Proposed NHS guidance for trans kids puts health of a generation at risk

Even now in 2022 the NHS remains the largest non-military public organisation on earth, with values designed to improve the lives of every single person in the UK… Unless, it seems, you’re transgender.
The Scottish Parliament debating chamber where Scottish GRA reform was recently debated. Where Scottish Parliament public gallery kicked off and where Scottish Gender Recognition Reform bill was passed.

Scottish GRA reform passes first stage; with 88 to 33 votes

Following a Parliamentary vote yesterday Scottish GRA reform has passed the first stage on its way to becoming law. This includes demedicalising the process, also known as Self-ID.
A photo of Mill Lane where some women were kicked out of a Cardiff bar

Some women were kicked out of a Cardiff bar for alleged transphobia

A group of women were kicked out of a Cardiff bar this weekend with some of them also being detained by police. This due to allegedly harassing a transgender woman.
The King received The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP at Buckingham Palace today. His Majesty asked him to form a new Administration. Mr. Sunak accepted His Majesty's offer and was appointed Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.

How bad is Sunak’s cabinet for trans people?

Rishi Sunak is the UK's new Prime Minister after getting another go at the Tory popularity contest, so what immense dinglebats has the man, who showed he was willing to sacrifice trans people on the altar of Tory shithousery, stuffed his cabinet with?