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Daily Mail Columnist Claims ‘The NHS Shouldn’t Fund HIV Preventing Drugs’

Daily Mail Columnist Claims ‘The NHS Shouldn’t Fund HIV Preventing Drugs’

Amanda Platell, Daily Mail columnist and former press secretary to Tory leader Willaim Hague, has publicly condemned the idea of HIV preventing drugs being made available on the NHS. The new drug, Truvada, was recently found to be 86% effective in preventing the transmission of HIV when taken by healthy adult males in a recent […]

Hande Öncü, Turkish transgender asylum seeker living in Vienna murdered

Hande Öncü, Turkish transgender asylum seeker living in Vienna murdered

Having left Turkey for Vienna due to transphobic pressure, trans woman Hande Öncü was killed in a hate crime. Öncü’s body will be brought back to Turkey thanks to Trans Angels’ extensive efforts. Source: Yıldız Tar, “Türkiyeli trans kadın Viyana’da öldürüldü” (Trans woman from Turkey was killed in Vienna), KaosGL.org, 29 January 2015, translated to […]

Germaine Greer Denies She’s Transphobic, By Claiming Tranphobia Doesn’t Exist

Germaine Greer Denies She’s Transphobic, By Claiming Tranphobia Doesn’t Exist

After appearing to speak to a debating society at prestigious Cambirdge University, ‘feminist’ Germaine Greer has had to face the anger expressed by a large number of students after claiming that transphobia doesn’t exist. Expressing long held opinions that she is some kind of superior being to the rest of the world Greer firstly attacked […]

Judge Blames 16 Year Old Victim For Sexual Abuse, Lets 44 Year Old Teacher Walk Free

Judge Blames 16 Year Old Victim For Sexual Abuse, Lets 44 Year Old Teacher Walk Free

A judge is facing harsh criticism for giving a suspended sentence to a forty four year old teacher after being found guilty of having sex with his sixteen year old pupil, the reason?  The judge chose to place blame on the incident on the girl, claiming that she ‘groomed’ her teacher. Stuart Kerner, the man […]

Turkish transgender woman commits suicide “I could not, did not allow !”

Turkish transgender woman commits suicide “I could not, did not allow !”

Eylül Cansın, 24 climbed on the railings of the Bosphorus Bridge and jumped to her death despite efforts by the police. “I couldn’t because people did not let me” “I could not. I could not because people did not allow me. I could not work. I wanted to do something [worthwhile] but I could not. […]

Transphobic hate crimes in the UK up as much as 50% in some locations

Transphobic hate crimes in the UK up as much as 50% in some locations

Reported transphobic hate crime in the UK have risen at a staggering rate according to the figures released to the Press Association under the Freedom of Information Act. Serge Nicholson, from the charity Galop reminds us that the number of reported hate crimes are but a fraction of the total crimes committed. Eleven forces revealed […]

Lithuanian Trans woman Agness Landau Wows them at “Dance With Me”

Lithuanian Trans woman Agness Landau Wows them at “Dance With Me”

On December 6th, 2014 Lithuanian commercial TV channel “TV3″ broadcasted the premiere of the fifth season of the TV show “Dance With Me”. According to the Lithuania LGBT group LGL the show featured transgender entertainer and hair stylist Agness Landau. Lithuanian news portal 15min.lt reported that Agness Landau had experienced some negative emotions before her […]

ISTANBUL police are raiding homes, detaining trans woman and confiscating computers and phones

ISTANBUL police are raiding homes, detaining trans woman and confiscating computers and phones

Over the past week police in the Findikzade and Haseki regions have been using Facebook and other social media to track down Istanbul trans woman according to LGBT News Turkey . They’ve been raiding their homes, confiscating computers and phone and subjecting the detained woman to mandatory medical examinations. “Out of the 233 transgender women […]

Thomas Dolby congratulatory tweet pictures trans son Harper marrying partner Joe

Thomas Dolby congratulatory tweet pictures trans son Harper marrying partner Joe

On Facebook, Dolby wrote: “It’s a day of celebration in the Dolby family. Congrats to you all! So much love! I’ve got something in my eye. *happy sniffle*” Harper Robertson, 23, is one of three children Dolby has with former U.S. actress Kathleen Beller (Dynasty). “I just felt completely trapped by the way that I […]

Cyprus police confiscate TDOR art exhibit. Local rights group outraged.

Cyprus police confiscate TDOR art exhibit. Local rights group outraged.

Police raided a photographic exhibition by Greek trans activist Paola Reveniotis on Friday night and confiscated photographs of “naked men”, reminiscent of the medieval ages that Cyprus lived through in past decades. The police respond: Police on Saturday defended raiding a photo exhibition Greek trans and gay activist Paola Revenioti at the old Nicosia municipal […]