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The Unending “Debate”

by Helen Belcher I’m really very tired of having my identity questioned. There’s a very binary way of thought which has gained credence across the UK media and other institutions […]

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Press Releases and Statements

Statement on the EHRC’s comments on Scotland’s GRA and the proposed ban to conversion therapy

TransActual expresses its disappointment at the EHRC’s failure, once again, to understand that they need to protect the rights of trans people as well as everyone else. Today’s EHRC statement, […]

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Response to the government announcement on the Gender Recognition Certificate Fee Change

Responding to news that the cost of applying for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) would be reduced to £5 with immediate effect, leading trans advocacy organisation TransActual declared itself unimpressed. […]

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Features Gender Recognition

The current ‘debate’ around transgender issues is a waste of everyone’s time, including yours.

Make no mistake, as far as the public conversation is concerned, there is no debate. There are no new ideas being suggested and tested, no scrutiny of evidence, nothing edifying or educational being added to public knowledge and attitudes. The flurries of angry tweets, dogwhistles and media clickbait are at best a waste of time and attention, and at worst a downwards spiral reinforcing negative stereotypes and peddling misinformation.

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Features Lived Experience Non-binary Transphobia

Growing up outside the gender binary

  by Calley Zanelf Having grown up not identifying with the gender I was assigned at birth I, like so many other trans folk, endured daily struggles that I just […]