In this deeply personal article, a guest writer and survivor of sexual violence objects to the appropriation of sexual assault to deny trans people their basic human rights.
Guest writer, Hadley, discusses the ramifications of a controversial decision by a Paris tribunal in a case of homophobic language in the workplace.
Totaljobs are conducting research on the challenges faced by trans employees in 2016 Britain. Lee Williscroft-Ferris gives more detail.
As controversy rightfully ensues over Rebel Wilson’s ‘transgendered face’ comment, Jon B vents his frustration with the ‘it’s just political correctness gone mad’ brigade and their stubborn refusal to think beyond their own concerns.
Julie Bindel has taken a stand, decrying the fact that censorship has become the new norm. Jon B offers his perspective on why she’s not only wrong, but fighting the wrong fight.
The argument around allowing self identification when it comes to gender has led to a new, disturbing version of bathroom panic. Karen Pollock explores the issues around rape, prison and transphobia.
Conversion therapy has been shown to have as much scientific basis as magic mirrors, so why is it still acceptable to offer it to the trans community? Content Notes for suicide, transphobia and homophobia. A year […]
While newspaper and magazine columns dedicate pages to debate trans lives, Stephanie Farnsworth examines the issue and calls for a boycott. White, cis media feminists are doing everything they can to hold women back so […]
As the row over Germaine Greer refuses to go away, Jon B writes in response to New Statemen commentator Helen Lewis about the continued failure of cis people to truly empathise with what’s at stake here.
What responsibility do soap operas have to use sensitive language? Danni Glover takes issue.
Content note: this post discusses and directly references transphobic language.