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Keira Bell (right) outside Londons Royal Courts of Justice after winning her judicial review on 1 December, 2020. (Twitter/ Belstaffie) The Supreme Court has rejected yet another attempt to deny trans kids access to life-saving puberty blockers.  Keira Bell first launched legal action against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust’s Gender Identity Development Service
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A medical tribunal found that Dr Helen Webberley was “competent” to treat trans youth, but it also found she didn’t provide some follow-up care. (YouTube/GenderGP/BBC) A medical tribunal found a UK doctor who ran an online clinic for trans youth was “competent to provide treatment” but failed to provide some follow-up care.  Dr Helen Webberley,
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Florida governor Ron DeSantis addresses the 2022 Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando. (LightRocket via Getty/ SOPA Images/ Paul Hennessy) Florida’s health department has issued chilling guidance to block medical care and even social transition for trans kids in the state. The guidance, issued by Florida’s department of health on Wednesday (20 April), contradicts federal guidance
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Fern Feather, 29, was found dead in Morristown, Vermont on 12 April 2022. (Facebook/Pride Center of Vermont) A Vermont community is “heartbroken” over the loss of a trans woman who was “always in bloom” and brought “joy and happiness to everybody”. Fern Feather, 29, was found dead alongside a road in Morristown, Vermont, on Tuesday
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Guests at the boozy lunch included JK Rowling, Joanna Cherry, Rosie Duffield, Maya Forstater and Kathleen Stock. (Twitter/ jk_rowling) JK Rowling enjoyed a boozy lunch with a host of anti-trans activists, including members of the lobby group Get the L Out, while thousands protested for trans equality. On Sunday (10 April) thousands of trans people
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Ironheart. (Marvel) Marvel’s upcoming Ironheart series will reportedly introduce the first trans woman to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A casting call for the Disney Plus series has revealed that bosses plan to add a “smart, confident” trans woman into the mix. According to POC Culture, the character will have “a mystical bent and unique sense
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Indiana governor Eric Holcomb and Utah governor Spencer Cox. (Getty/Michael Hickey/YouTube/Gov Spencer J Cox) Two Republican governors have vetoed trans sports bans, departing from GOP leaders in other states who signed similar laws. Indiana governor Eric Holcomb and governor Spencer Cox of Utah vetoed bills that would have banned trans girls from competing in girls’
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Environment minister Zac Goldsmith. (Franklin Jacome/Agencia Press South/Getty Images) Conservative environment minister Zac Goldsmith, known for failing in his bid to become London mayor, has compared gender-affirming healthcare for trans youth to lobotomies. In a tweet Friday morning (18 March), Goldsmith described puberty blockers as a “brutal pathway” despite the treatment being safe, well-studied and
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Kai Shappley denounces directive from the governor of Texas calling on state agencies to investigate gender-affirming medical care for trans youth as child abuse. (CBS Austin) An 11-year-old trans girl asks Texas legislators to “please stop” attacking her as she fears being “taken away” from supportive mum. Protestors gathered outside the Texas Capitol on Monday
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People gather in support of the trans community after a court temporarily halts Texas from investigating families of trans youth. (YouTube/NBC News) Child abuse investigations into the supportive parents of trans youth have been temporarily banned in Texas.  A Texas district court judge ordered on Friday (11 March) that the state temporarily halt investigating parents
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A person holds a sign that reads “We Love Our Trans Youth” during a rally at the Alabama State House to draw attention to anti-trans legislation. (Getty/Julie Bennett) Young trans people who receive gender-affirming healthcare are significantly less likely to become depressed or attempt suicide in the following year, a new study has found. Gender-affirming
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Person holds up a sign reading ‘Protect Trans Youth’ during a march. (Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty) A Texas judge has temporarily blocked the state from performing a child abuse investigation on a family seeking gender-affirming care for their trans child. District judge Amy Clark Meachum granted a temporary order on Wednesday (2 March) halting the
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Andy Cohen blasts Greg Abbott as a ‘bully’ on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. (Screen capture via Twitter/Bravo) Television personality Andy Cohen delivered an emotional rebuke of Texas governor Greg Abbott for demanding state agencies to treat healthcare for trans youth as “child abuse”. To the Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen host,
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Erotica author Chuck Tingle buys transphobic Texas governor’s website (governorabbott.com/Chuck Tingle) Erotica author Chuck Tingle, known for his work involving gay dinosaurs, unicorns, and Bigfoot, has bought a Texas governor’s website after he came under fire for comparing trans healthcare to “child abuse”. Tingle, who has written iconic erotica including My Billionaire Triceratops Craves Gay
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A group of students allegedly assaulted a transgender teen after a basketball game between North Attleboro and Foxboro high schools. (YouTube/CBS Boston) Massachusetts police are investigating after a trans student was attacked after a high school basketball game. The teen – who attends North Attleboro High School in North Attleborough, Massachusetts – was allegedly assaulted
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Marjorie Taylor Greene’s anti-trans sign has been a conduit of criticism in Congress. (Getty Images/Telegram) A furious Marjorie Taylor Greene has slammed “pathetic” Congress staffers for allegedly vandalising her transphobic office sign. Amid her campaign to tear down the Equality Act at all costs, the devout QAnon follower and Georgia congresswoman hung up the sign outside
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TikTok star Emira D’Spain is the first Black transgender model to work with Victoria’s Secret. (Instagram/@xoxoemira) TikTok star Emira D’Spain has made history as the first Black transgender model to work with Victoria’s Secret. D’Spain – known on social media as XOXOEMIRA – confirmed the collaboration in a heartfelt post on Instagram where she also
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