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Daily Mail use trans people to target Penny Mourdant

The Daily Mail seem determined to block Penny Mourdant from becoming the Conservative Party's next leader - and therefore the UK's next Prime Minister - as they target her once again using her previous stance on trans rights.
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7 of 11 Tory PM candidates are doing lazy transphobia

With former Prime Minister Boris Johnson forced into resigning after countless scandals and horrific behaviours, Tory PM candidates transphobia card is being played by all but one.
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Equalities Minister Mike Freer’s bumbling resignation as UK Government collapses

I see this for what it is, a cynical political move designed to support the (now successful) ousting of a crap Prime Minister by those like Mike Freer. It has nothing to do with constituents, supporters, LGBT+ people, diversity or Margaret Thatcher's evil bones. It has everything to do with playing the game and making sure there's still a Tory party after the end of all this scandal. All so they can all keep their nice cushy jobs blowing smoke up each other's arses and paying lip-service to their job titles.
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Trans people sacrificed by the media to cover up Boris Johnson’s BJ

Mainstream media sources have focused on Halifax's decision to give its staff the option to include pronouns on their badges, at the height of a sex scandal involving the Prime Minister; Boris Johnson
BBC apologises to transphobes; The BBC logo on a curved red-brick wall. BBC's Obfuscation of Transphobia article.

BBC continues to help manufacture transphobic culture war over sports

Fairness in sports is important, but it will never be achieved through bigoted nonsense like the kind advanced by the BBC in this piece. I would say the BBC should know better, but we already know it doesn't. Its happy to join the bandwagon of anti-trans sensationalism for the sake of a few clicks. You know, the usual horrific bigot crap our community has come to expect from media giants around the world.
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Boris Johnson speaks on trans conversion therapy ban

Speaking to a Daily Mail report in Welwyn Garden City, Johnson said he was sad about the decision made by the LGBTQIA+ sector to boycott Government. He asserts his allyship, noting his involvement in passing the gay marriage bill and being enthused about flying pride flags over government buildings even in countries that don't share 'our values'. He did not comment on his infamously homophobic statements, such as "tank-topped bumboys".