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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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