Here's a quick update to where I'm at with my trans healthcare journey in the UK; questioning whether I should cut off my balls...
The latest out of Elon Musk's Twitter is just as absurd and ridiculous as the rest of it; he has stated he believes the word "cisgender" to be a slur and that saying something like "Elon Musk is cisgender" could be harassment.
Times' hypocrisy: praises testosterone patch for menopausal women, yet demonises its use for trans people. Question media's double standards.
The anti-trans crusade wages on in the media with multiple different talk shows having shimed in to debate whether JK Rowling should go to prison. This following a misleading story in the Daily Mail.
Now that the trial has concluded and the sentence handed down its time to consider what is justice for Brianna Ghey? Some think its the life sentences for the youths who murderered her, but I'm not so sure.
Sinead Watson, a detransitioned woman, has campaigned and been part of the anti-trans movement even before she detransitioned. This because she had always taken a position against other transgender people and feminists in general with her anti-SJW YouTube content. She even got a shout out by JKR’s previous favourite Scottish woman, Magdalen Berns.
With all the talk of chest binders after mainstream media took aim at them and Mermaids UK we are seeing the same pattern. The voices of those actually affected by the issues are not being heard. Correcting that for Trans Writes is Keith Ramsted with his chest binding story about the need for harm reduction;
After anti-trans groups, some who have notably said some very awful things themselves, complained to the BBC about comments made by former MMA fighter, Fallon Fox; the BBC apologised. Just like that! No protests, months of organising or appealing ECU decisions necessary! Weird!
A year on from the murder of her daughter, the trial barely being over, the media still desperate to make her killers famous and the Prime Minister refusing to apologise for transphobia; I cannot stress how much I admire the strength of Esther Ghey. But I must warn against the path she is taking.
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.