Transgender equality: parliamentary inquiry, new Women and Equalities Committee – call for evidence

Transgender equality: parliamentary inquiry, new Women and Equalities Committee – call for evidence View image | gettyimages.com The committee is keen to receive a wide range of evidence – would like to hear directly from individuals about their own experiences, as well as organisations. Deadline 21 August. Extensive notes at end below on new committee, […]
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Transgender Beauty Contests – Just how fair are they?

When we are younger, let us say 18-30, academically it is well researched that beauty and sexual attractiveness is very important to humans. When we get older, people value independence and mobility – and of course health. Suddenly, the beautiful face matters a lot less, especially when you struggle to get out of bed, or […]
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Transphobia in Gaming

The rise and rise of a new form of transphobia, transphobic gaming. Join the fight Click this Logo for more! First off this is not meant to be a comprehensive study of transgender characters in gaming. I understand they are everywhere from Japanese anime to Second Life. This rather focuses on the big notable game […]
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Famous Trans – Hindrance or Help? Bruce Jenner/Lana/Kellie/Chaz

Is being Trans* and Famous Self-serving? In the guise of activism? View image | gettyimages.com This month ‘People Magazine‘ have got a great interview with Bruce Jenner (of the Kardashian’s Clan), the ex sports star, actor, motivational speaker, and was a regular reality star, heading the Jenner household as part of ‘Keeping up with the […]
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