It may be in the dictionary, but careful what you say

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This week the OED added, amongst other words, cisgender to the dictionary (read more here). It is described as “designating a person whose sense of personal identity corresponds to the sex and gender assigned to him or her at birth”. This was hailed as a step forward by trans groups … Continue reading

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Holiday hootenanny giveaway 2013

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Those lovely ladies at Women and Words are giving away a copy of ‘A Very Civil Wedding’ for Christmas…

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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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Separating church and state

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Thank you to the lovely writers at Women and Words who asked me to write a guest blog for them about my latest novel, A Very Civil Wedding.

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