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Opening the Door to Therapy

Opening the Door to Therapy

I was the eldest son in a family of six kids. But it wasn’t always this way and certainly wasn’t at all obvious to anyone but me – on the outside. Or if anyone had noticed, they certainly never said a word. You see, I was actually the second oldest child and born in a […]

10 year-old trans girl Tiziana on the happiest day of her young life

10 year-old trans girl Tiziana on the happiest day of her young life

Tiziana ecstatically shows her corrected ID denoting her as the youngest officially recognized trans person in the province of Salta, Argentina. “Quiero ser una niña”. Cuando Tiziana tenía 8 años, se animó a contarle a sus padres cómo se sentía. Hoy ella es libre de ser quien es. “I want to be a girl.” When […]

Woman Who Sued Her Daughter For Transitioning Loses Case

Woman Who Sued Her Daughter For Transitioning Loses Case

In November 2016 Annmarie Calgaro began legal proceedings to sue her daughter for transitioning from male to female. Along with her daughter Calgaro took legal action against two non-profit healthcare providers, the St Louis School Board, the principal at her daughter’s school, Saint Louis County, and the director of the county’s Health and Human services […]

Right Wing reaction to Children’s book is fostering Trans-Panic says author

Right Wing reaction to Children’s book is fostering Trans-Panic says author

A new book, ‘Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?’,  by CJ Atkinson has received criticism from politicians and right wing newspapers such as the Daily Mail. The book, which has already been introduced to some primary schools as a learning resource to students, parents and teachers, follows the character of Kit, who was assigned female […]

Mermaids Charity Reports Some Schools Reluctant To Help Trans Children

Mermaids Charity Reports Some Schools Reluctant To Help Trans Children

It is being reported by the transgender children’s charity Mermaids that up to 80 primary school aged children are now actively seeking help to transition to their true genders.  Some cases have children as young as four years old having already started the transition process, according to Susie Green, Chair of Mermaids. Her comments have […]

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 Woman Dies Just Days Before Receiving Treatment Letter From NHS

Trans Woman Dies Just Days Before Receiving Treatment Letter From NHS

A 23-year-old trans woman named Synestra De Courcy died on the 26th July, just days before receiving her NHS referral letter.  Her mother blames her death on the lifestyle she was forced to lead after being refused treatment by her GP. Synestra turned to a life of prostitution in order to fund her hormone treatment […]

#TransHealthFail Revealing Serious Concerns in Transgender Health Care

#TransHealthFail Revealing Serious Concerns in Transgender Health Care

A new hashtag as been making the rounds in the trans Twitter community today, #TransHealthFail.  The hashtag, which was started by MyTransHealth, has been encouraging transgender people from all over the world to share some of their medical experiences. The results have been amazing, with hundreds of people sending in their stories, unfortunately the things […]

Finding Acceptance on My Birthday

Finding Acceptance on My Birthday

I appologise up front for this not being a news article, but something personal, but something happened to me today I’d like to share. As you can probably tell from the title, today is my birthday.  I woke up to a pile of presents and some birthday cards and began opening them before heading off […]

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 […]

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