Politics& Law

A photo of Westminster, part of the Houses of Parliament taken during the evening from the otherside of the river Thames. Where Equality Act 2010 was debated

UK parliament set to debate LGBT+ inclusion in primary schools

UK Parliament to debate LGBT+ education in primary schools. Petition prompts action, outcome could shape future policy.
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Who’s behind the anti-trans Parkrun panic?

Parkrun controversy exposes anti-trans agenda fuelled by think tanks and media bias.
Press photo of Rishi Sunak. Sunak and Starmer clashed today over transphobia in Parliament

Sunak and Starmer clash over transphobic remarks in Parliament

In today's Prime Minister's questions Sunak and Starmer have clashed after the Prime Minister took a jab at the leader of the opposition for...
Wes Streeting

Shadow health secretary sparks outrage with separate NHS ward proposal for...

Trans healthcare under fire: Streeting's proposal for separate NHS wards sparks outrage.
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Ron’s last call: DeSantis drops Presidential bid with Budweiser misquote

Ron De Santis ends his presidential bid with a misquoted Budweiser slogan, after a campaign marked by anti-trans rhetoric and support for Trump.
Laura Pascal Suspended; a photo of Hackney Labour members with Laura Pascal in the bottom right corner via Hackney Labour

Labour’s Laura Pascal suspended over transphobia

UK Labour candidate for the Cazenove ward of Hackney; Laura Pascal suspended over transphobia this week. Including liking anti-trans tweets which compared real life human being Dylvan Mulvaney to racist blackface minstrel shows. But don't worry she apologised and they unsuspended her!
Photograph of Joanna Cherry speaking at a demonstration outside the Scottish Parliament Building on 21 December 2022. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0

Sex Matters Advisory Group member named Chair of Parliament’s Human Rights...

Joanna Cherry named Chair of Parliament's Human Rights Committee despite concerns over her views on trans rights.
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Anti-trans MP under investigation by the parliamentary commissioner for standards

Conservative MP Miriam Cates, known for her strong anti-trans stance, is currently under investigation by the parliamentary commissioner for standards.
Chris Philp

UK Home Office downplays rise in transphobic hate crimes

UK MPs debate transphobic hate crime response, highlighting gaps in government's approach and need for targeted protection of transgender community.
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Carlow Town Hall raises trans flag on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Carlow Town Hall flies the trans flag on Transgender Day of Remembrance, marking a historic day of support and inclusivity for the transgender community.
Press photo of Rishi Sunak. Sunak and Starmer clashed today over transphobia in Parliament

UK Prime Minister considering bypassing Human Rights Act

Sunak's plan to sidestep the Human Rights Act for his Rwanda asylum policy raises concerns over human rights implications in the UK.
Handmaids Tale at the Boston Womens March 2019

Britain’s descent into fascism continues  

Drug testing women who have lost pregnancies to see if they have taken abortion pills, strip searching children, increasing surveillance in schools, arresting protestors, front page after front page telling us to hate, hate, hate those who need help, the UK is in serious trouble.
A photo of Westminster, part of the Houses of Parliament taken during the evening from the otherside of the river Thames. Where Equality Act 2010 was debated

England Free Speech Chief ‘not interested’ in ‘culture wars’

Arif Ahmed, the new OfS director for free speech, emphasises neutrality in his role. We analyse the potential impact on the trans community and academic freedom in England.
Press photo of Kemi Badenoch,, who likened trans people to a disease and is a candidate in the tory leadership race and who knew of LGB Alliance's anti-trans lobbying before meeting with them

Document reveals Government were aware of LGB Alliance’s anti-trans lobbying before...

A document from 2020 obtained by Trans Writes reveals that the Government Equalities Offices were completely aware of LGB Alliance's anti-trans lobbying before meeting with them. Jess O'Thomson writes;
A photo of Keir Starmer giving a speech at a Labour conference where UK Labour is outright lying, probably. Keir Starmer's transgender son may cost him the 2024 election. Photo by Rwendland, Wikimedia Commons

UK Labour is outright lying about public support for GRA reform

In the recent days UK Labour has spoken more about trans people than it has basically across the entire last decade of the slowly...