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Sobre discriminações e transfobias

Sobre discriminações e transfobias

  Foi um longo espaço sem escrever. Falta de tempo, assunto, talvez a ver com a medicação depois de uma tromboflebite, um avc e um enfarte, que me tirou um pouco (ou bastante) a inspiração. Tudo isto deve ter contribuído para esse interregno. Espero ainda conseguir escrever à altura de antigamente.   Não dissertarei sobre […]

Hundreds of LGBT activists Defy Police in Protesting for Justice for #HandeKader

Hundreds of LGBT activists Defy Police in Protesting for Justice for #HandeKader

The LGBT community defied the Turkish government’s ban on rallies amassing today in support of murdered transgender woman Hande Kader. Transgender activists and allies enraged over the burning death of Hande Kader jumped police barricades to rally in solidarity for the slain transgender woman. This is an incredible act of bravery since following the attempted […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pope Francis says transgender children are a sin against God the Creator

Pope Francis says transgender children are a sin against God the Creator

Pope Francis, the man who many short-sighted people like to refer to as the ‘progressive’ Pope has once again demonstrated that he is not a friend to the LGBT+ community. During a closed-door meeting with bishops in Poland last week the Pope has spoken out against the transgender community according to transcripts of the conversation […]

NHS shouldn’t Pander to Transgender Whims says Katie Hopkins

NHS shouldn’t Pander to Transgender Whims says Katie Hopkins

Daily Mail columnist and radio personality Katie Hopkins has been skirting controversy once again (what a surprise) as she this time takes aim at the transgender community. Speaking on her weekly show on LBC Radio the former Apprentice contestant has lashed out at the transgender community, claiming that they should receive no help or treatment […]

5 Thoughts On Norwich Pride

5 Thoughts On Norwich Pride

Things Got Bigger Last years Norwich Pride was my first ever Pride event, and I was awed by the experience of so many different LGBT+ people coming together and celebrating the diversity and amazing strength of our community. I’d never see so many LGBT+ people in one place together before and the experience was strangely […]

Owen Smith Brands Himself ‘Normal’ Candidate Against Lesbian Opponent

Owen Smith Brands Himself ‘Normal’ Candidate Against Lesbian Opponent

Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has described himself as the ‘normal’ candidate for the role of Labour leader because he had ‘a wife and three children’, with his main opponent being an openly lesbian woman. Smith has faced criticism for the statement following the comments during an interview with Sky News. The comment came as […]

British PM Hopeful Proudly Defends Homophobic Views

British PM Hopeful Proudly Defends Homophobic Views

With the resignation of David Cameron the Tory party has been looking for their next leader, someone who will not just become the next Tory leader, but an unelected Prime Minister.  After the final round of voting for candidates by members of the Conservative party today Home Secretary Theresa May stands in the lead, but […]

Tunisian Transman Attacked In Belgium By ISIS

Tunisian Transman Attacked In Belgium By ISIS

A 26-year-old Transman who goes’ by the nickname “Sharky,” was stabbed repeatedly in Brussels June 18th by four Islamists . In 2012 after getting threats from Daech, Sharky was stabbed near his home in Carthage Byrsa, Tunisia by people claiming to be ISIS. His father saw the attack as an affront to his families name […]