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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 […]

Right Wing reaction to Children’s book is fostering Trans-Panic says author

Right Wing reaction to Children’s book is fostering Trans-Panic says author

A new book, ‘Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?’,  by CJ Atkinson has received criticism from politicians and right wing newspapers such as the Daily Mail. The book, which has already been introduced to some primary schools as a learning resource to students, parents and teachers, follows the character of Kit, who was assigned female […]

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. […]

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 […]

British Trans People Face Jail For A Kiss

British Trans People Face Jail For A Kiss

According to a report made by the media outlet Gay Star News, British trans people could face charges of rape and sexual assault if they do not disclose their gender history before being intimate with a partner, including acts as innocent as kissing. The shocking information has come after academics and lawyers met to discuss […]

UK Foreign Office Warns LGBT Tourists Travelling To The USA

UK Foreign Office Warns LGBT Tourists Travelling To The USA

  The UK Foreign Office, which gives advice to British travelers, has issued new warning guidelines to members of the LGBT+ community traveling to the United States. Whilst the Foreign Office has in the past issued warning to LGBT+ people about travelling to countries such as Russia, pointing out the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law, or […]

Trans Woman Banned From Using Pub Toilet

Trans Woman Banned From Using Pub Toilet

When a trans woman went to meet two of her friends at one of her local pubs, the Foresters Arms in Ramsgate, Kent, she expected to receive hospitality and good customer service but was instead met with transphobia and hate. Joanna Louise, 30, was in the Foresters Arms meeting two of her friends, including another […]

Transgender Inmate Tara Hudson To Be Released Early

Transgender Inmate Tara Hudson To Be Released Early

Tara Hudson, a transgender woman who has been serving a 12 week sentence, is to be released from prison early.  Tara came to public attention and received international attention when she was initially sent to an all-male facility following her sentencing due to the fact that she did not have a Gender Recognition Certificate, despite […]

Gay Cure Therapies Still Not Banned In UK Despite Debate

Gay Cure Therapies Still Not Banned In UK Despite Debate

Despite debate in parliament and assurances from the government that so called ‘gay cure’ therapies would be banned in the UK many treatments are still readily available on the NHS. Following a day of debates on gay cure therapies, where many ministers spoke out against the subject and condemned the practise as ‘torture’ Health Minister […]

Bestselling UK Author James Dawson Comes Out As Transgender

Bestselling UK Author James Dawson Comes Out As Transgender

British young adult author James Dawson has come out as transgender during a recent interview with the website Buzzfeed. Dawson, who has stated that for the moment he still wishes to be referred to with male pronouns, has written a whole host of award winning books for teenagers, including ‘Say Her Name’, ‘Hollow Pike’ and the […]

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