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Trans refugees in Kenya: “Right now we are on our own”

ncreasing numbers of LGBTQ+ people have fled to seek refuge in Kenya, looking for a place they can be themselves without fearing for their lives or for their families’ lives. But things are getting harder.

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Reversing trans rights would be a constitutional nightmare – hopefully that’s enough to stop the Government from trying

The last few years have been dire for British trans people, with a constant churn of governments proposing whatever policies they can think of to make our lives harder.

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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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Media News Transphobia

BBC Cover-up?

It began with a piece on October 26 headlined lesbians pressured into sex by some trans women. There’s no demographic whose every member is pure as the driven snow. That is why we do not expect to read screeds based on dubious surveys by hate groups setting out the argument of that same hate group. Would the BBC run a story alleging some cis women are pressured into sex by lesbians?

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Crisis? What Crisis? The impact of homelessness on LGBTQ youth

by Rudy Harries Content warning: homelessness, transphobia, homophobia, suicidal ideation, family rejection There are no exact numbers for how many trans people experience homelessness in the UK. Llamau published a […]

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Trans people need you to be an ally

It’s a difficult time to be a trans person in the UK. Over the last couple of years we’ve faced a relentless torrent of negativity in traditional media, social media and in the political arena ranging from misinformation to downright hostility. It is wearing to have one’s identity constantly denied, to be ‘othered’, mocked and portrayed as a threat to others. That’s why having allies is so important.