Tag Archives: transphobia

News release: ProtestTransphobia demonstrate outside offices of Daily Telegraph

The following release was circulated on behalf of Protest Transphobia, who are today demonstrating outside the offices of the Telegraph newspaper, to protest that paper’s decision to republish an article by Julie Burchill, originally published in the Observer, and later … Continue reading

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Open letter to Tom Peck at the Indie

Hi Tom, Thought i’d drop you a line because i felt slightly bad about coming down so hard on you in respect of your piece, yesterday, on the Moore-Burchill saga. I know i used the h-word, and that is probably … Continue reading

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A little light activism

Its time. The Richard Curtis case illustrates perfectly the institutional transphobia in both the medical community and the press. It is time for those who are sick of the way in which the trans community is being, has been treated … Continue reading

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That Stonewall feeling

History has many moments. Points in time where a minority decides it has finally had enough, turns and bites the hand that oppressed it. There’s Rosa Parks, refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery … Continue reading

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More substantive evidence on Met conduct

Have now been passed link to a post that gives rather more chapter and verse on the incident with the Met. Check it out directly. However, the key stuff includes the following. A number of individuals from the trans/gender queer … Continue reading

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Evidence of Met transphobia mounts

I am on a slow burn. That is, i am calm. Very calm. (Which is always bad news for anyone who has pissed me off). But the fuse has been lit. My temper is slowly rising and…well, if the Met … Continue reading

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Toilets, male and female: God made every one

Sometimes, it makes sense to turn an issue around and look at it from a fresh perspective. That is definitely the case with the fuss currently being made around toilets (or “restrooms” as our potty-obsessed American cousins appear to prefer … Continue reading

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After Rosedale

Something has changed. Maybe things have always been changing – and it takes an event like Rosedale – the beating, and the expression of solidarity that followed – to bring that change into focus. Some things are not the same. … Continue reading

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McDonalds: a long and dismal history of anti-LGBT action

It would be nice to think Baltimore was a one-off. Sadly, as stories are drifting in across the boards, it seems that McDonald’s has a fine reputation for transphobic and homophobic bigotry, that has been finely honed over the years. … Continue reading

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Baltimore victim speaks out…

This interview just published by the Baltimore Sun by the victim of Monday’s asssault in Baltimore.  http://baltimoresun.vid.trb.com/player/PaperVideoTest.swf jane xx

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