Bond Girl, It Girl, Supermodel… Transgender Woman… Probably one of the most famous transgender women in the world. In this episode Sophia Christina Botha chats with Caroline about some key moments in her life and about what happened when she stepped away from the camera in the last 20 years. She also explains that it was the shock at seeing the prices of her autobiography spiralling that inspired her to re-release it on Kindle and audible. Read more at TransgenderZone.com and don’t forget to add our copyright link to your references. http://media.transgenderzone.com/?p=4526 | Transgender Zone Media
Transgender equality: parliamentary inquiry, new Women and Equalities Committee – call for evidence
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, + guidance on how to submit evidence.
Immediate release Monday 27 July
Women and Equalities Committee: Inquiry into Transgender Equality
The Women and Equalities Committee is undertaking an inquiry into equality for transgender people.
That Woman’s Voice
5th-7th August, 2015, London.
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 have to rely on a home-help to hoover your floor.
The rise and rise of a new form of transphobia, transphobic gaming.
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 makers that all the others will and have been proven to follow as an example of proof of concept to justify transphobia in gaming.
And sadly where this can take a very dark turn if unchallenged.