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Facebook To Change ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook To Change ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook is one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, with an estimated 1.01 billion daily active users.  Amongst these billion users, however, are some people who have had their accounts suspended, or in some cases even deleted completely, simply for the name they have used when setting up their account. Facebook has […]

Start Fighting For Transgender Rights

Start Fighting For Transgender Rights

This has been an amazing week for the LGB community. The Supreme Court of the United States of America has made same-sex marriage a constitutional right across all 50 states, ushering in celebrations across the US and even across the globe. It’s been a historic moment for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people, and I don’t […]

Facebook Group For Black Lesbians Forced To Shut Down AFter Racist and Homophobic Abuse

Facebook Group For Black Lesbians Forced To Shut Down AFter Racist and Homophobic Abuse

There is a popular new trend amongst Facebook users where people click that they are attending events they have no intention of going to in order to raise awareness of certain events or individuals. This practice has had some positive outcomes, Californian student Azeem Ward received Internet fame following the sharing of his flute recital, […]

Saudi Arabian transgender woman Leena, newest victim of Facebook’s Name Policy

Saudi Arabian transgender woman Leena, newest victim of Facebook’s Name Policy

Facebook’s vow not to out transgender people is meaningless in Saudi Arabia. Just weeks ago Facebook Products SEO Chris Cox apologized for the company’s procedures which led to the suspension of many transgender people’s accounts.  But to many including our journalist in the UK his promises have meant little as her account is still shackled. Today I was […]

The Facebook Name Debate and Having My Profile Deleted

The Facebook Name Debate and Having My Profile Deleted

I have to admit, there are times that I’m a little slow at putting two and two together. You see a few weeks ago I had to make myself a new Facebook account. You see, my previous account was shut down because I was apparently not using my real name. I was a little irked […]

Transgender Cleansing on Social Media Facebook and Google+ You may be next

Transgender Cleansing on Social Media Facebook and Google+ You may be next

Are you on Facebook or Google+ and using a pseudonym instead of your legal name. Most transgender and transsexual people do and have very valid reasons none of which include malicious intent. Most of us free to do so online and remain blissfully unaware of any ramifications. Until now. Katie Glover the transgender editor of […]