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City Council President Resigns Over Transphobic Sign Fallout

City Council President Resigns Over Transphobic Sign Fallout

Jay Linn, the owner of Northridge Auto Parts and Repair, has resigned from his position as president of Olmstead Falls city council following complaints about a sign outside of his business. The sign was erected in early February, and contained the message ‘If you don’t know who you identify as, pull down your pants and […]

School Cancels Visit From Trans Author Calling It ‘Inappropriate’

School Cancels Visit From Trans Author Calling It ‘Inappropriate’

The multi-award winning author Juno Dawson has had her visit to a Catholic school cancelled because she’s transgender. Dawson has been visiting schools across the UK to promote her latest book, ‘Margot and Me’, and was due to visit Brownedge St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Preston, Lancashire. ¬†However, just 48 hours before her visit […]

Texas Lawmaker Briscoe Cain Mocks Trans Violence

Texas Lawmaker Briscoe Cain Mocks Trans Violence

During a recent panel discussion hosted by the Texas Tribune on 7th February, Texas Republican state representative Briscoe Cain made comments that reduced violence against transgender people as ‘dudes walking around in dresses getting beat up’. Briscoe Cain’s main backer accused by the Texas Ethics Commission of lobbying illegally. Cain made the comments when asked […]

Right Wing reaction to Children’s book is fostering Trans-Panic says author

Right Wing reaction to Children’s book is fostering Trans-Panic says author

A new book, ‘Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?’,  by CJ Atkinson has received criticism from politicians and right wing newspapers such as the Daily Mail. The book, which has already been introduced to some primary schools as a learning resource to students, parents and teachers, follows the character of Kit, who was assigned female […]

Chinese Transgender Man Wins First Ever Dismissal Case

Chinese Transgender Man Wins First Ever Dismissal Case

A Chinese transgender man identified only as Chen, has won a landmark discrimination legal case against his former employers, in what has been described as the first such case in Chinese history. The court ruled that Chen was illegally fired from his job at a medical centre in south-west China after having been employed for […]

Seattle Bans Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

Seattle Bans Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

  In a unanimous vote Seattle City Council has voted to pass an ordinance to ban conversion therapy on minors. The bill was sponsored by Seattle city council-member Lorena Gonzalez and had the support of the city mayor Ed Murray before it came to vote. The ban prevents mental health providers or religious groups from […]

LGBT+ Bullying At High Rate In Scottish Schools

LGBT+ Bullying At High Rate In Scottish Schools

LGBT Youth Scotland has announced that LGBT+ students are facing increased bullying at schools throughout the country. The group has reported that students have said that they are not confident in reporting the abuse they have been receiving, and that that strong leadership from school leaders and local authorities is needed to tackle the issue. […]

CDC omits Transgender youth from LGB Campaign claiming ignorance

CDC omits Transgender youth from LGB Campaign claiming ignorance

The CDC is well prepared for a ‘Zombie apocalypse’ but doesn’t know how to ask if one’s transgender. The Center for Disease Control has released a study on violence against LGB youth campaign, designed to highlight how lesbian, gay and bisexual teens and children face an extraordinarily high amount of violence, bullying and harassment, leading […]

Trans Teen Fired after media runs story of him making the Football Team

Trans Teen Fired after media runs story of him making the Football Team

  A transgender teen, Kenny Cooley, is reporting that he has been fired from his job at McDonalds two days after a¬†news report focusing on him being the first transgender football player on his school team. Kenny has reported to the media that he has faced a backlash from his employer following reports by Metro […]

‘Love Is Love’ Comic To Benefit Victims Of Orlando Massacre

‘Love Is Love’ Comic To Benefit Victims Of Orlando Massacre

DC and IDW have entered into a partnership to produce a new one-shot comic called ‘Love is Love’, the proceeds of which will benefit the victims of the Orlando Pulse Massacre that occurred earlier this year in when 49 LGBT+ people lost their lives.  The project will be donating to the victims of the shooting through […]

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