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Mermaids marches at Pride in London, 2019. (Barcroft Media via Getty/ Wiktor Szymanowicz) Trans children’s charity Mermaids has responded to an “investigation” by The Telegraph which suggested the charity was putting children at risk. On Sunday (25 September), The Telegraph ran a story headlined: “Trans charity Mermaids giving breast binders to children behind parents’ backs”.
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pro-LGBTQ+ protestors marching for trans inclusion in schools. (Mark Kerrison/Getty) A group of parents have ridiculously called for a teacher to be fired just because they are non-binary. The Medford school board in South Oregon heard absurd complaints from several people on Thursday (22 September) about a first-grade teacher at Griffin Creek Elementary school who
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Jamie Clayton as Pinhead in Hellraiser 2022. (Hulu/Twitter) A reveal trailer for the blood-curdling Hellraiser reboot has finally been unlocked with a first look at Jamie Clayton as Pinhead. The Hulu original movie stars trans actress Jamie Clayton as the iconic, masochistic villain Pinhead who leads a group of pain-obsessed beings called the Cenobites that
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Two mums claim Texas child abuse investigations for families seeking gender-affirming care for their trans children are still going ahead. (Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Two Texas mothers have shared their experiences of “child abuse” investigations ordered by governor Greg Abbott. Two mothers who were open to helping their trans kids access gender-affirming
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MP John Nicolson. (Getty) SNP MP John Nicolson slammed anti-trans lobby group LGB Alliance’s “obsession with genitals” as “deeply unhealthy” while giving evidence against its charity status. An appeal to overturn the Charity Commission’s April 2021 decision to register LGB Alliance as a charity is currently being considered by a tribunal. The legal fight is
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A parent stands outside the demonstration area holding a sign in hebrew. (@ronisassover/Twitter) A transgender student at a school in Israel was reportedly publicly outed without consent, resulting in an anti-trans protest by parents of their classmates. Parents and students of the religious Morsheth Naria school discovered that the child was trans in early September
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Protesters outside the first LGB Alliance conference. (In Pictures via Getty/ Mark Kerrison) A lawyer representing anti-trans lobby group LGB Alliance has compared healthcare for trans people to a “transition or death” policy in Iran. The remarks were made on the second day of a tribunal challenging the group’s charitable status, spearheaded by trans youth
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A protester holds the trans flag and snaps in solidarity with other speakers, during a trans rights demonstration. (Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty) Trans people in Montana have been permanently banned from changing their birth certificates in yet another devastating blow to LGBTQ+ rights. Health officials in the state adopted a proposed rule change on
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New sport and culture secretary Michelle Donelan. (YouTube/Sky News) Michelle Donelan is a culture war warrior obsessed with freedom of speech, and who has previously defended notorious anti-trans professor Kathleen Stock. Donelan, the Tory MP for Chippenham, was appointed secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport by new UK prime minister Liz Truss
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Jameela Jamil attends Marvel Studios “She-Hulk: Attorney At Law” Los Angeles Premiere. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Jameela Jamil has been slammed on social media for “giving instructions to trans people on how to stop being misgendered”. On Friday (2 September), the presenter and actor accidentally described a non-binary social media user as a “woman” during a Twitter spat.
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Maria Walsh speaks in an Instagram clip. (Maria Walsh/Instagram) MEP Maria Walsh has urged EuroPride to continue despite backlash from anti-LGBTQ+ groups. The Midlands-North-West member of the European Parliament insisted that the Pride festival – which is hosted in a different European city each year – should go ahead as scheduled from 12 to 18
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LGBTQ+ activists and allies gathered outside the Independent House to demand an end to the Irish Indepdent’s “anti-trans crusade”. (Trans and Intersex Pride Dublin) Protesters outside the Irish Independent’s offices have rallied the publication’s continued “anti-trans crusade”. Over 100 people gathered outside Independent House in Dublin on Saturday (27 August) to highlight a rise in
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Openly trans superhero Dreamer is set to come to Fortnite, according to code discovered by leakers. (Epic Games/CW) DC superhero Dreamer is set to appear in Fortnite, becoming the popular online, battle-royale game’s first openly trans character.  September marks the return of the game’s Rainbow Royale – a massively popular LGBTQ+ Pride event which includes
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A placard says “protect trans kids” during the trans march on the streets of Toronto during Pride month. (LightRocket via Getty/ Anatoliy Cherkasov/SOPA Images) The doctor leading an NHS review into trans youth healthcare has shut down those misrepresenting the closure of the Tavistock gender clinic as a win for the anti-trans movement. In 2020, NHS
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Laura Kate Dale created an illustrated children’s book about the trans experience to help kids find resources and words to describe their experience. (Provided) A new children’s book teaches young trans people that there’s nothing “monstrous” about who they are. Me and My Dysphoria Monster follows the journey of Nisha, a young girl who lives with
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TS Madison opens up about how her iconic video was sampled on Beyoncé’s song “Cozy” from her new album. (Leon Bennett/FilmMagic/Mason Poole/AMPAS via Getty) Trans icon TS Madison shared what it was like for her “B***h I’m Black” video to be sampled on Beyoncé’s Renaissance album. Beyoncé collaborated with and sampled a host of queer and trans
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Pope Francis celebrates mass at the the National Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, Canada. (Getty/ Chip Somodevilla) Pope Francis has met with four groups of trans people who found shelter in a Catholic church, the Vatican has confirmed. According to AP News, the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano reported that the Pope met with a group of trans
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Jordan Peterson (left) and Elliot Page (right). (Getty Images) YouTube has demonetised two of Jordan Peterson’s videos in which he misgenders trans actor Elliot Page and claims gender-affirming surgery is “Nazi medical experiment-level wrong”. A spokesperson from YouTube told Axios that the controversial author’s two videos “violate our advertising policies around hateful and derogatory content,
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Bette Midler sparked immediate alarm with her tweet. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Images) Bette Midler has sparked alarm among LGBTQ+ fans after she claimed “women” are being “erased” by trans-inclusive language. The Hocus Pocus star, 76, brought up trans rights as she fumed over the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v
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The Umbrella Academy’s Steve Blackman “already finished” season three when Elliot Page came out, and he decided to weave a trans storyline into the show for the actor. (Netflix) The Umbrella Academy showrunner has revealed that he rewrote the latest season of the hit Netflix series after Elliot Page came out.  In March, Page revealed
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