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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 […]

Judge Tells Trans Man To ‘Pick A Name I Can Live With’

Judge Tells Trans Man To ‘Pick A Name I Can Live With’

  Judge J. David Roper of the Augusta Judicial Circuit of Georgia has refused to allow a transgender man to change his name unless he chooses a gender neutral or unisex name. Earlier this year Andrew Baumert filed a petition to have his name legally changed from his birth name to Andrew. Court records show […]

Leicester Pride Censors Objections to Staff Wearing Name Tag “Tranny”

Leicester Pride Censors Objections to Staff Wearing Name Tag “Tranny”

  Today I attended my local Leicester Pride event an event that I’d been to before and enjoyed.  Our household was excited to go, and we spent the morning getting ourselves ready for what we thought would be a great day our.  However, the three of us were extremely disappointed by the event.  Not because […]

British politician refuses to cooperate with police after transphobic hate incident

British politician refuses to cooperate with police after transphobic hate incident

Transgender Tory Councillor Zoe Kirk-Robinson has reported fellow politician Guy Harkin to police following him referring to her with male pronouns twice during a council meeting. Ms Kirk-Robinson attended a council meeting on August 24th, where she delivered a speech to the assembled representatives.  She reports that after her speech Labour Councillor Guy Harkin became […]

Sigourney Cole tells board she’s determined to fail high school over a nonexistent trans classmate

Sigourney Cole tells board she’s determined to fail high school over a nonexistent trans classmate

13-year-old Sigourney Cole and her conservative Christian mother are fighting against legislation that allows transgender students the right to use the bathroom and changing facilities that match their gender identity, claiming that it will result in her failing High School. Sigourney Cole tells board she’s determined to fail high school over an imaginary trans classmate […]

Oxfordshire Teens Verbally Assaulted after Council Refuses to Fly Rainbow Flag

Oxfordshire Teens Verbally Assaulted after Council Refuses to Fly Rainbow Flag

A group of teenagers were verbally assaulted while advocating for pride in the Oxfordshire town of Abingdon-on-Thames following the council’s refusal to fly the rainbow flag. The group of teens, ranging from 15 to 17 years-old organised the event to raise awareness of the issue and support Oxford Pride following the council’s refusal to display […]

Trans Woman Faye Seidler Receives Settlement in Lawsuit Against Hospital

Trans Woman Faye Seidler Receives Settlement in Lawsuit Against Hospital

Faye Seidler, a transgender woman who has brought a lawsuit against her former employer, Sanford Medical Centre in Fargo, ND, has reached a settlement for discrimination in the workplace. The lawsuit was filed against the hospital after Seidler left her job following what she described as unfair and discriminatory treatment when they denied her access […]

Sainsbury’s Staff Tell Gay Couple To Stop Holding Hands – Offers £10 Gift Card As Apology

Sainsbury’s Staff Tell Gay Couple To Stop Holding Hands – Offers £10 Gift Card As Apology

Thomas Rees and his boyfriend Josh were asked to leave the Hackney branch of Sainsbury’s and told that a complaint had been made about them holding hands, claiming that they were ‘touching inappropriately’. Mr. Rees has spoken out about the incident to ITV News, saying ‘My boyfriend and I went to our local Sainsbury’s holding […]