• turf
    18 August 2014

    Terf wars

    I learned a new word this week: TERF. It stands for trans exclusionary radical feminist or feminism. Those people who are called TERFs, I understand, ...
  • barrowmanmain
    27 July 2014

    Why that kiss was important

    As you watch the friendly games this week, spare a thought for those people of the British Commonwealth who are LGB or T. Of the 53 countries that mak...
  • rallyme
    14 July 2014

    A week of contradictions

    On Tuesday 8 July 2014, the States of Jersey approved an amendment by Senator Ian le Marquand to the proposition to allow same-sex marriage that had b...
  • Logo
    23 June 2014

    Greater than the sum of our parts

    I’ve been a bit busy over the last few weeks launching a little blue and pink frog (or crapaud as we call them here) off its lily pad and into.....
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Terf wars

I learned a new word this week: TERF. It stands for trans exclusionary radical feminist or feminism. Those people who are called TERFs, I understand, in the main, see it…

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Why that kiss was important

As you watch the friendly games this week, spare a thought for those people of the British Commonwealth who are LGB or T. Of the 53 countries that make up…

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A week of contradictions

On Tuesday 8 July 2014, the States of Jersey approved an amendment by Senator Ian le Marquand to the proposition to allow same-sex marriage that had been brought by Deputy…

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Greater than the sum of our parts

I’ve been a bit busy over the last few weeks launching a little blue and pink frog (or crapaud as we call them here) off its lily pad and into…

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The divorcing of church from state to make an equal marriage

This week Guernsey moved a step closer to equal marriage with a clever proposal for a Union Civile law that would remove religion from laws related to marriage. You can…

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Coming out as an activist

  I happened upon the above piece by Beck Bailey about the need to tread a line, when you come out as trans*, between answering questions to help educate cisgender…

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Blurred Lines: The New Battle of the Sexes

Blurred Lines: the New Battle of the Sexes

Kirsty Wark’s BBC documentary, Blurred Lines: the New Battle of the Sexes, was shocking and provocative but too short. It needed another hour or two to properly do justice to…

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Drag does not equal trans*

The US TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race has been in the news recently over its use of transphobic language in attempts to be humorous. At least, I hope that this…

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The right decision in Lumberton, Texas

On Wednesday, the news broke that Laura Jane Klug, substitute teacher in Lumberton Intermediate School District, Texas, had been suspended by the district, pending a decision by their board, because…

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LGBT Consortium’s Trans* Manifesto

The LGBT Consortium presented its Trans* Manifesto to the UK government this week. This is an important document that aims to change the position of trans* people in the UK…

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