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Trans Notes from a Small Island: Talking Toilets

Trans Notes from a Small Island:  Talking Toilets

So, this week, the trans toilet argument hit the press in Jersey, the Channel Island where I live and work. Using our new discrimination laws, a trans woman brought a case against our local ferry company for discrimination. When she asked which toilet she should use, she was directed to the disabled cubicle. She was […]

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives

Last year Illinois School District 211 fought a hard legal battle to try and maintain discrimination against a transgender student (only ever identified as ‘Student A’) who wished to have access to facilities that matched their gender identity.  The District failed in its legal battle and was ordered to comply with the Department of Education […]

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 […]

DC transwoman says she was sexually assaulted in a restroom at the Level One restaurant

DC transwoman says she was sexually assaulted in a restroom at the Level One restaurant

The 29-year-old transgender woman says the assault happened at Level One between 6:30pm and 7:00pm Thanksgiving but management said that they didn’t open until after 7:00pm. NBC 10 is reporting that D.C.’s sex crime unit is looking for a man in his 20s standing 6-feet-1-inch to 6-feet-3-inches tall with a slim build and shoulder-length blond […]