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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 […]

Academic Julia Gasper Compares LGBT Texts To Paedophillia

Academic Julia Gasper Compares LGBT Texts To Paedophillia

  Well known anti-LGBT+ activist Dr Julia Gasper has attacked Oxford University’s social sciences library via Twitter for stocking LGBT+ literature. The library posted an image to show their support for LGBT+ history month and showcased a number of the books they stock that cover LGBT+ issues. Dr Gasper launched into a torrent of tweets […]

Is The BBC Supporting Anti-LGBT+ Views?

Is The BBC Supporting Anti-LGBT+ Views?

Yesterday saw yet another call for the BBC to take action against someone for anti-LGBT+ comments, and once again, the organisation has refused to act. The comments came in from Barry Humphries, the performer behind the drag personality Dame Edna, who claimed that transgender women are ‘self mutilating men’.   The transgender actress Rebecca Root […]

Drag Performer Barry Humphries To Trans Women ‘You’re A Self Mutilated Man’

Drag Performer Barry Humphries To Trans Women ‘You’re A Self Mutilated Man’

The world famous performer Barry Humphries, the man behind the drag alter ego Dame Edna Everage, has gone on record to support his close friend, and transphobe, Germaine Greer, calling trans women self mutilated men. During an interview with The Telegraph Humphries said that he agreed with the comments that Germaine Greer and her views […]

Twitter Issues New Guidelines For Tackling Hate Speech

Twitter Issues New Guidelines For Tackling Hate Speech

The social media giant Twitter has come under fire over the years for it’s somewhat laid back approach to policy regarding what is and isn’t acceptable conduct on their website.  Well, it would appear that Twitter have taken some of that criticism on board as they have issued new rules regarding abusive behaviour from its […]

Germaine Greer Continues To Insult Trans Women

Germaine Greer Continues To Insult Trans Women

Just days after coming under scrutiny for transphobic statements made on BBC Newsnight Germaine Greer has delivered yet another foul mouthed rant filled with transphobia and swearing. Feminist author Germaine Greer was due to speak at Cardiff University next month, but chose to cancel her appearance herself (yes, despite what some extremist feminists are saying […]

Dear LGBT+ People, Stop Mocking Pansexual People

Dear LGBT+ People, Stop Mocking Pansexual People

I try to avoid some of the ‘celebrity gossip’ if I can, and try not to really write about it, and whilst this post might seem to initially be just that, please bear with me here. After months of articles and comments that state the musician Miley Cyrus is bisexual after she made comments about […]

Pretty Little Liars Continues To Offend Trans Community

Pretty Little Liars Continues To Offend Trans Community

As reported in a previous article, television show Pretty Little Liars recently revealed their big villain to be a ‘crazy’ murderous trans woman, in a trope that has been used to hurt the trans community for decades. The people behind the show quickly came to their defence, stating that the character wasn’t ‘crazy’ or ‘evil’ […]

Feminist Lingerie Brand Neon Moon Takes Down Internet Trolls

Feminist Lingerie Brand Neon Moon Takes Down Internet Trolls

This week both a feminist lingerie brand called Neon Moon, which I have written about in a previous article, and a Facebook troll group called Project Harpoon became the subject of a lot of articles as the two met in on line battle. Project Harpoon is a page dedicated to ‘inspiring women to reach their […]

Pizzeria Offers Backhanded Apology For Using ‘Tranny’ in ad Campaign

Pizzeria Offers Backhanded Apology For Using ‘Tranny’ in ad Campaign

David DeSantis, owner of Jammin Pie, a Cobb County pizza restaurant, has issued an ‘apology‘ after coming under fire for running an advert using the transphobic hate word ‘tranny’ that openly mocked trans people. The ad in question was released on Facebook and featured an image of a frozen pizza and the caption ‘If you […]

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