Most readers will probably be aware of the situation at the moment in Uganda, where under the influence of American far-right so-called Christian groups, the government has enacted a law criminalising all LGBT people. But the story on the ground of the Uganda LGBT ban is much darker. Jenny List from Trans Rescue writes;
Times' hypocrisy: praises testosterone patch for menopausal women, yet demonises its use for trans people. Question media's double standards.
"As I led the first ever all trans masc football team in Europe onto that pitch to thunderous applause, all my worries melted away. It didn’t matter what the score was; it didn’t matter if I left the field covered in mud and smelling like the Year 9 boys PE changing room. We made history here."
On #TransDayOfVisibility we wanted to do our extra best to give the spotlight to the least visible members of the transgender and gender diverse communities around the world. Thank you to Michael for reaching out and writing this piece on culture specific identities they titled "What an Indigenous person would like the queer community to know":
We soft-launched Trans Writes on #TransDayofVisibility in 2022 to an honestly incredible and overwhelming reception. Today we say Happy 1 year of Trans Writes and have a quick look at the work we've achieved.
As I touched on in the article marking JK Rowling's wacky weekend, the author has once again leaned into using crime related statistics to support her bigoted nonsense. But does it? Lets take a look inside JK Rowling's latest transphobic argument;
In a recent Sunday Times column, Jeremy Clarkson discussed the prevalence of transgender issues in the news and, although he makes jokes and uses problematic language throughout the piece, he posed an important question: "What if you're wrong?"
This week has been quite the week for anti-trans activism as Posie Parker visited Australia and New Zealand on her #LetWomenSpeak tour. Culminating in 'sieg heil' Nazis, a tomato sauce incident and JK Rowling's wacky weekend of transphobic lies!
There are some fierce contenders in this year's round-up of people who menstruate being absolutely completely and utterly normal about that fact. Today we honour Ana Kasparian who launched her bid to win the award via Twitter last night.
Again Again is currently running a campaign to crowdfund for its production. It is written and directed by Mia Moore & Alexa Feeney, who I spoke to about the queer sci-fi film hopefully coming to screens soon!