Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Friday’s info

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The infographic today highlights the problems faced by young transgender people in schools and colleges. Teenage is tough enough without feeling that the ways in which your body is changing are not the ways in which it should be changing. Teenage is a time for rebelling but it is also … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Thursday’s info

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The infographic below makes for depressing reading. Although distressing for transpeople themselves, it is possibly more distressing for those who love and support them. It confirms all the things that worry the families and partners of transmen and transwomen when they first come out as trans. It feeds into the … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Wednesday’s info

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This infographic is USA-centric but the proportions probably hold true for most countries. The last stat on the infographic is probably the most shameful and, as anyone who follows the news on trans issues knows, not only are trans people not taken seriously when they complain about discrimination, they are … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Tuesday’s info

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To me, the infographic below is common sense but you’d be amazed at how many people think some of the language in red is acceptable. I recently had an incident involving language with a journalist writing about my recent novel. The idea of the “LGBT community” was completely foreign to … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness Week #TransWk: Monday’s info

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As the infographic below says, “With more visibility comes more understanding.” This is what Transgender Awareness Week is all about. In order to add to that visibility, I’m going to blog about a different trans hero of mine every day this week. As I have said before, the news headlines … Continue reading

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