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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 […]

Chicago High School Guilty Of Violating Federal Law Over Transgender Student

Chicago High School Guilty Of Violating Federal Law Over Transgender Student

Illinois largest high school district has been found guilty of violating federal law by barring a transgender student from using the correct locker rooms following a two year investigation into the incident. The United States Department of Education’s Office For Civil Rights investigated Palatine High School for two years following the accusations, and found ‘a […]

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Tuesday 8th September saw the first day of the Trans Inquiry being led by parliaments Women’s and Equalities Committee, where they took evidence from healthcare professionals, criminal experts and members of the trans community. I’ve seen some criticism over the inquiry, about the reasons why it’s being held or the people involved (or rather the […]

Rowan County Clerk Who’s refusing Same Sex Couples Unwittingly Issued Trans Couple Marriage Licence

Rowan County Clerk Who’s refusing Same Sex Couples Unwittingly Issued Trans Couple Marriage Licence

From left, Camryn Colen, his wife Lexie Colen, and their 6-month old daughter LaKoda speak to a gathering at the celebration for same sex marriage rally on the lawn of the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Camryn, who underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2013, married Lexie in February with a […]

3 Trans Women of Colour Reported Murdered in 24 Hour Period

3 Trans Women of Colour Reported Murdered in 24 Hour Period

Normally when we lose a trans person I try to write an article about them, I try to give each of them some time in the spotlight of what I’m writing.  I share their name, I spread the story of how they died.  This time though it’s a little different. On Saturday morning I did […]

20 Years After Tyra Hunter Has Health Care Gotten Better For Transgender People?

20 Years After Tyra Hunter Has Health Care Gotten Better For Transgender People?

It feels mildly appropriate that the 20th anniversarry of the death of Tyra Hunter has fallen on the same week that the #TransHealthFail hash tag has been highlighting the poor treatment transgender people have to face when dealing with medical professionals. For those unaware, Tyra Hunter was a twenty four year old African-American transgender woman, […]

Trans in Egypt: caught between the SiSi Govt’s brutality and dualism الترانس في مصر والمأزق بين وحشية حكومة السيسي والازدواجية

Trans in Egypt: caught between the SiSi Govt’s brutality and dualism الترانس في مصر والمأزق بين وحشية حكومة السيسي والازدواجية

المتحولين جنسياً في مصر بين التمييز والقمع وأزدواجية الحكومه في التعامل معهم رئيس مصر السيسي يعطي مكافأة ماليه تحقق حلم ( صيصه أبو دوح ) وتساعدها في بناء منزل ولمن لا يعرف صيصة هي المرأه الحاصلة علي لقب الام المثاليه في مصر لعام 2015 والتي عاشت متنكره في ملابس رجال نحو 40 عاماً  وكانت تعمل […]

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 […]

Transphobic Words Kill; Stop Using Them

Transphobic Words Kill; Stop Using Them

There’s a very disturbing reality to being part of a minority, not just transgender but any group that has been oppressed throughout the course of history, there will be words designed to hurt you, belittle you and further that oppression. It’s something that goes back as far as human history, as long as there has […]

The Strange Double Standard of Celebrating Caitlyn Jenner – Why Appearance Shouldn’t Matter

The Strange Double Standard of Celebrating Caitlyn Jenner – Why Appearance Shouldn’t Matter

As I’m sure you are all very much aware the Internet, newspapers and television shows have been awash with reports and articles on the newly revealed Caitlyn Jenner, the name that the gold medal winning athlete born as ‘Bruce’ Jenner has chosen to live by, and her Vanity Fair cover. Now, I’m sure that this […]

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