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Chicago Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag, Ejects Participants

Chicago Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag, Ejects Participants

The Chicago Dyke March, part of the larger Chicago Pride events happening in the city this month, has faced controversy and condemnation as it has banned participants from carrying Jewish Star of David flags at their event. Local LGBT+ newspaper, Windy City Times, reported that three people were asked to leave the celebration after flying […]

Woman Who Sued Her Daughter For Transitioning Loses Case

Woman Who Sued Her Daughter For Transitioning Loses Case

In November 2016 Annmarie Calgaro began legal proceedings to sue her daughter for transitioning from male to female. Along with her daughter Calgaro took legal action against two non-profit healthcare providers, the St Louis School Board, the principal at her daughter’s school, Saint Louis County, and the director of the county’s Health and Human services […]

Parent Protests Gender Neutral Pronouns Used By Brown University

Parent Protests Gender Neutral Pronouns Used By Brown University

A parent has expressed outrage over the acceptance letter they have received for their daughter’s application to Brown University in America.  The reason for this, the use of gender-neutral pronouns. News of this matter surfaced after an assistant editor and Fox news contributor, James Freeman, wrote an opinion published by the Wall Street Journal in which […]

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. […]

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