What’s our gender?

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Recently, I have been writing training courses on the new part of the Jersey anti-discrimination law that is due in September 2015. This part of the law covers gender reassignment. I have found myself struggling with what shorthand I should use for a trans person’s “true” gender in order to … Continue reading

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Cece McDonald: victim not villain

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Having just completed watching Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and thoroughly enjoyed it, my attention was caught this week by a real life story that has also just finished playing out in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cece McDonald is not a name that is known in the UK, but her … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2014

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At the moment, there are a lot of blogs being posted looking back at the tsunami of changes that have taken place for the LGBT community this year. While some massive steps have been taken towards real equality, there are still plenty more to take. So, I thought I’d look … Continue reading

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Who is this speaking about equal marriage? To enter the competition and win a copy of A Very Civil Wedding, complete the following tweet with your answer and either publish it on Twitter or paste it into the comments section of this blog. Answers must be posted by 20 October … Continue reading

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We need another hero

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Both DC and Marvel Comics have introduced high profile gay and lesbian characters to their galaxy of superheroes. Marvel outted Northstar in 1992 (although it took until 2002 for them to address this plot line in full) and DC outted Batwoman in 2006. Both of the major comic book producers … Continue reading

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