Transgender Day of Remembrance

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The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which occurs annually on 20 November, is a day to remember those who have been killed as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community. TDoR was founded in 1998 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a … Continue reading

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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 its subject. It needed another hour on whether misogyny really is on the rise or whether it is just more … 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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To Russia with love: part 2

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To Russia with love: part 1

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The power of positive reporting

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In the news this week was a study that showed “fifty-five percent of trans people were found to live with social anxiety. Within the general American population, similar types of anxiety are experienced by only 6.8% of the population while these levels of anxiety were found to exist at a … Continue reading

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