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Support the Scottish Gender Recognition Act Reform

Support the Scottish Gender Recognition Act Reform

“No evidence to support claims men are using trans identity for sexual violence,” said the Scottish government while submitting a draft to reform the Gender Recognition Act(GRA) this week. Again. “There is no evidence men identify as transgender to access female-only spaces to commit sexual violence, the Scottish government has said.” – The Times UK […]

Scottish trans advocate Danielle Robins, 21 found dead

Scottish trans advocate Danielle Robins, 21 found dead

Scottish trans advocate Danielle Robins, aged 21 was found dead in her Dundee city centre apartment last Sunday. Robins had been seeking treatment through the NHS for the past five years, according to the evening Telegraph. There was no mention of foul play by police. Her mother Cath Ollenberg was quoted by The Tab as […]

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 […]

Trans Notes From a Small Island: The Benefits of Being a Follower not a Leader

Trans Notes From a Small Island: The Benefits of Being a Follower not a Leader

When I tell people from other countries where I come from, they always ask what it’s like to be a trans man in such a small place. There is an assumption that the more cosmopolitan a place is, the more cultural influences it absorbs, the more tolerant it is. I’m not sure this is true. […]