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Stafford Va Dist Supt apologizes for denying transgender student shelter during mass shooting drill

Stafford Va Dist Supt apologizes for denying transgender student shelter during mass shooting drill

Stafford School Superintendent Scott Kizner said he apologized personally to the child and again to hundreds outraged over the disregard for life at a board meeting Tuesday. “We did not live up to my unwavering expectation that every child and adult—regardless of race, religion, color, disability, gender and sexual orientation—is treated with respect and dignity […]

Transgender Woman Khursand Bayar Ali Running For Mayor of Lahore Pakistan

Transgender Woman Khursand Bayar Ali Running For Mayor of Lahore Pakistan

Khursand Bayar Ali rocked the patriarchy with the announcement of her candidacy Wednesday becoming the first transgender person to run for the office of Mayor in Pakistan.  Khursand Bayar Ali who wants to govern Lahore, Pakistan based on three noble principles Dignity, Equality and Inclusion has gained the respect of Kami Sid renown model and advocate.  […]

Transgender women Chutki and friend gunned down in Peshawar

Transgender women Chutki and friend gunned down in Peshawar

Members of Trans Action PK responded quickly helping to identify the body of the murdered transgender woman writing “Our Trans sister Chutki (Danial) is shot 12 times according to the post-mortem report while her friend was shot 7 times. What a shame. What a sad incident.” As reported by Radio Liberty: Gunmen riding on a […]

Milwaukee Pride Parade removes Miriam Ben-Shalom as Grand Marshal For TERF views

Milwaukee Pride Parade removes Miriam Ben-Shalom as Grand Marshal For TERF views

A leading lesbian activist Miriam Ben-Shalom, was originally invited to serve as grand marshall for the upcoming Milwaukee Pride Parade but has had the invitation rescinded after event organisers became aware of her vocal opposition to transgender rights. Despite having a history of fighting for gay rights, including making history as the first gay military […]

Bestselling UK Author James Dawson Comes Out As Transgender

Bestselling UK Author James Dawson Comes Out As Transgender

British young adult author James Dawson has come out as transgender during a recent interview with the website Buzzfeed. Dawson, who has stated that for the moment he still wishes to be referred to with male pronouns, has written a whole host of award winning books for teenagers, including ‘Say Her Name’, ‘Hollow Pike’ and the […]

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 […]

Boy Meets Girl Rom-Com on BBC2 Stars Transgender Actress

Boy Meets Girl Rom-Com on BBC2 Stars Transgender Actress

BBC2 has just released a trailer for a forthcoming six episode series called Boy Meets Girl, the first British rom-com featuring a transgender actress in a leading role. The official promotional release describes Boy Meets Girl, “Leo’s had a bad day. He’s been fired (again), is being given a hard time by his mum and, […]

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, […]

Image Comic ‘Airboy’ Offends Members of the Transgender Community, James Robinson Issues an Apology

Image Comic ‘Airboy’ Offends Members of the Transgender Community, James Robinson Issues an Apology

Comic book writer James Robinson has come under fire this week after the second issue of his Image published book Airboy was released. A semi-autobiographical story that follows a fictionalised James Robinson and the books artist Greg Hinkle as they do drugs and drink alcohol to the point where reality begins to fall apart and […]

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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