When all LGBT+ people including men are at elevated risks of sexual violence, how can we speak about this without erasing men’s violence against women? Sam Hope shares some intersectional insight on the issueRead more "“Me Too”: LGBTQ+ people and sexual assault"
The problem of comparing self-promoting white people doing blackface with the millions of trans people worldwide is explored by Sam Hope.Read more "The problem comparing trans people with blackface"
A media circus has blown up over a scuffle between trans and anti-trans activists at Speaker’s Corner. Sam Hope explores some context.Read more "Trial by media over Speakers’ Corner fracas"
Amid signs of an emboldened far right on both sides of the Atlantic, Sam Hope explores how a distorted version of “free speech” has become toxic.Read more "When free speech costs"
How do we bridge the chasm between those who want a visible police presence at Pride events and those who do not? Sam Hope proposes that those with power need to listen harder.Read more "The hidden wellbeing issues underlying the Pride and policing debate"
Trans writer, campaigner, and mental health worker Sam Hope explores why there will always be trans people in the military, and why Trump’s tweets banning trans soldiers could signal a risk to everyone’s health.Read more "Trump is attacking trans people and healthcare with one stone"
Writer and activist Sam Hope discusses why Barrowman’s ‘transgender tardis’ comment was certain to bait the trans community.Read more "Yes, John Barrowman, we know you’re trying to provoke us"
Looking at both an alt-right attack on trans woman Sophie Labelle, and an attack by another trans woman, India Willoughby, on non-binary people, guest writer Sam Hope uses these unconnected incidents to examine some important questions.Read more "Knowing who the real monsters are"
Guest writer Sam Hope reflects on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi’s recent pronouncement on trans women and challenges the notion of ‘real women’.Read more "Et tu, Chimamanda?"
Following Annette Pryce’s article on Julie Bindel’s controversial LGBT History Month appearance, guest writer Sam Hope gives a trans perspective on the matter.Read more "Julie Bindel’s transphobia is a constant source of trauma"