Home » Entries posted by Amy Walker (Page 24)

Capital FM Radio Host Simon Hirst Comes Out As Transgender

Capital FM Radio Host Simon Hirst Comes Out As Transgender

Yesterday was National Coming Out Day, and one of the best stories I’ve seen come out of the event is that of Yorkshire Capital FM Radio host Simon Hirst coming out as transgender, revealing that she will be called Stephanie going forward. Stephanie previously hosted a breakfast show on Capital FM Yorkshire, ‘Hirsty’s Daily Dose’, […]

Being Forced To Come Out

Being Forced To Come Out

The following piece is an old article from my blog. The reason I’m sharing it with you is that yesterday was National Coming Out Day and I wanted to share with you dear readers the story of my coming out at work. You see, I was forced to come out. I wasn’t ready to do […]

Anti-Gay Ugandan President to Visit London

Anti-Gay Ugandan President to Visit London

Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda and the man who introduced the countries draconian anti-gay laws, is planning on visiting London later this month to participate in the Global African Investment Summit. The event, which will be held at the Savoy Hotel on October 20th and 21st, will also play host to the presidents of Tanzania, […]

A Hope For Trans Women: Born without a womb

A Hope For Trans Women: Born without a womb

News has been breaking today that may be one of major importance to the transgender community. Today saw the birth of a child that was grown in a transplanted womb. The 37 year old Swedish woman received the womb from a close family friend last year and has just recently given birth to her first […]

Bakery Who Refused Wedding Cake to Lesbian Couple Faces Bankruptcy

Bakery Who Refused Wedding Cake to Lesbian Couple Faces Bankruptcy

In 2013 an Oregon based bakery ‘Sweet Cakes’ made news headlines when owners Aaron and Melissa Klein refused to make a wedding cake for a customer because they were a lesbian, siting ‘religious reason’ for doing so. The couple have since closed their bakery and now operate exclusively online from their home. This week, however, […]

Gay Tory MP To Take Jailed British Man’s Case To Moroccan Ambassador

Gay Tory MP To Take Jailed British Man’s Case To Moroccan Ambassador

Openly gay Tory MP Nigel Evans has announced that he will be taking the case of the British citizen jailed in Morocco after being convicted of engaging in ‘homosexual acts’ straight to the desk of the Moroccan Ambassador. Ray Cole, a 69 year old retired magazine publisher from Kent was visiting a friend in Marrakesh […]

US Christian Group Ends 40 Day Fast To Stop Gay Marriage

US Christian Group Ends 40 Day Fast To Stop Gay Marriage

  Okay, so here’s a bit of interesting news that I’ve had passed my way, a Virginia based church has just had a 40 day fast as a form of protest to halt same sex marriage in the US. What’s interesting about it though, other than the sheer stupidity of the plan, is that the […]

Facebook apologizes after discovering that a single account reported hundreds of trans people.

Facebook apologizes after discovering that a single account reported hundreds of trans people.

Facebook to improve the reporting and enforcement mechanisms. If you’ve read my previous articles before or been listening to the news recently you’ll be aware of the recent problems being faced by the LGBT and Drag community on Facebook. A controversial real name policy, a policy that has always been in place but rarely enforced […]

The Facebook Name Debate and Having My Profile Deleted

The Facebook Name Debate and Having My Profile Deleted

I have to admit, there are times that I’m a little slow at putting two and two together. You see a few weeks ago I had to make myself a new Facebook account. You see, my previous account was shut down because I was apparently not using my real name. I was a little irked […]

Cisphobia is Perfectly Natural

Cisphobia is Perfectly Natural

Wait – you’re cisphobic? You have a problem with guys not having their penis removed?  He’s a dude, you asshole.  God fucked up and made him a dude, but luckily we have the technology to fix that mistake. Why couldn’t he just be transgender? Well, for one, he needs to feel his penis inside someone. […]