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Pronoun “They” Merriam-Websters 2019 Word of the Year

Pronoun “They” Merriam-Websters 2019 Word of the Year

  The personal pronoun “They” was bestowed the title of the word of the year last Tuesday by Merriam-Webster dictionary. This honorarium was partly due to a 313% increase in lookups of they over the previous year. But if the increase alone was the deciding factor number 2 “quid pro quo” with twice the lookups […]

Pokemon Go Non Binary Gender Choice Praised

Pokemon Go Non Binary Gender Choice Praised

Unless you’re living on a cave on Mars it’s likely that you will be aware of Pokemon Go, whether you have played the game or not. ┬áThe new smartphone game that allows players to go out into the real world and catch their very own Pokemon on their phone has received massive praise, and has […]

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Brexit Blues

Trans Notes from a Small Island:  Brexit Blues

In 1990, the crime of sodomy between two consenting adult males in private still existed in Jersey. In light of the number of HIV and AIDS related deaths that had been rising at an alarming rate throughout the 1980s, the States of Jersey led by the uninformed, prejudiced and fearful Health and Legislation Ministers resisted […]

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Smooth Transitioning Within Marriage

Trans Notes from a Small Island: Smooth Transitioning Within Marriage

The States of Jersey lodged a proposal this week regarding introducing same-sex marriage in Jersey. This is a document that outlines the issues for debate and where the proposer, our Chief Minister Senator Ian Gorst, stands on the issue. You can read the whole proposal here. The proposal is wide ranging as Senator Gorst and […]

Nerd Block Subscription Service Segregating Packages Into Girls and Boys

Nerd Block Subscription Service Segregating Packages Into Girls and Boys

I’m sure the geeks amongst you out there will have seen the myriad of subscription services available on the Internet that send you a box of random toys, comics and merchandise once a month for an annual fee. A couple of friends of mine have signed up to one particular service, Loot Crate, and I’ve […]