‘Trans panic’ accepted by UK judge despite also confirming hate crime

A UK judge has seemingly accepted a ‘trans panic’ defence from a man who seriously assaulted a trans woman in a hotel room, admitting...

A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar “is sweet, heartfelt, insightful, a seriously...

A Trans Man Walks Into a Gay Bar: A Journey of Self (and Sexual) Discovery by Harry Nicholas is available to buy now. Elia Cugini writes;

Transgender women can now apply for Miss Costa Rica 2023

Transgender women can now participate in Miss Costa Rica 2023, reflecting the societal demand for diversity, equity, and social inclusion in beauty pageants.

Bud Light gives in to anti-trans terrorism

Bud Light faced bomb threats after sending a personalised can of beer to trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney, eventually caving to right-wing pressure.

What does Census 2021 say about trans people?

Trans people live in diverse communities, intersecting ethnicity, age, disability, religion and sexuality. This is not news, but the Office for National Statistics released fresh data comparing the gender identities of people in England and Wales with key demographics which were recorded in Census 2021.

“Rachel Pollack changed my life, I shall miss her always”

Rachel Pollack, widely known for her Tarot reading and comic books, passed away on April 7th 2023. We wanted to honour her life and commissioned this piece from a friend of hers in her memory. Roz Kaveney writes;

Riley Gaines is the ‘selfish’ one, not Lia Thomas

Riley Gaines thinks Lia Thomas is ‘selfish’ for wanting to compete in women’s swimming but I think Gaines is the selfish one, trying to make a name for herself out of the water because she’s not good enough in it.

Trans news roundup 18 April 2023

Weekly roundup on transgender issues, including music stars' clash, sports controversies, government guidelines, and activism across the globe.

Belfast tells Posie Parker ‘Trans Joy!’

Posie Parker's anti-trans rally in Belfast faces larger counter-protest; group refused service in pubs due to offensive behaviour.

Helen Webberley wins tribunal against GMC – but what was it all about? 

Helen Webberley, the doctor behind GenderGP, has been ruled fit to practice medicine and can return to work, according to a judge at the Royal Courts of Justice last week. This marks the end of a seven year battle between Webberley, the General Medical Council (GMC), and other professionals involved in trans healthcare and the regulation of healthcare, with gender affirming care at the heart of the matter. 
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