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"
To kick of our Gender Month, Karen Pollock expresses her disappointment with celebrities who want to police who is “trans enough”.Read more "The UK does not need a cut price Caitlyn Jenner"
Due to the content of this post, the writer has request anonymity to be able to safely reveal the struggle of working for an organisation that aids transphobia.Read more "When employers are transphobic: the enemy within"
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?"
Guest writer Caitlin Logan shares her thoughts and feelings on AfterEllen’s worrying proximity to anti-trans politics.Read more "From a lesbian-loving lesbian to AfterEllen: Please don’t break my heart"
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"
Annette Pryce examines why Bindel speaking at an LGBT History Month event is an insult to the community.Read more "Now now, be nice! Why Julie Bindel has no place at LGBT History Month"
Karen Pollock explores how in asking a transphobic academic to comment on support for gender non-conforming children, ‘Metro’ highlights the rotten core of our current media.Read more "Opinion is not expertise: Post-truth media commentary on LGBTQ+ issues"
Karen Pollock responds to the Daily Mail attack on the charity MermaidsRead more "Mermaids and the Daily Mail"
In this multi-part series, Michael Paramo explores some of the intersections between queer people of color and the criminal justice system. Part one focuses on the classification and incarceration of queer people of color.Read more "Queer people of color & criminal (in)justice, Part 1: classification and incarceration"