Transgender

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath Ladies' Pond opens up to transgender swimmers

Hampstead Heath Ladies' Pond opens up to transgender swimmers

Men who identify as women will be allowed to use the facility for the first time.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Harry Miller

Hate crime guidance is 'ludicrous', says former police officer

Hate crime guidance is 'ludicrous', says former police officer

A former police officer has launched a campaign calling for an overhaul of the College of Policing's hate crime guidance, after he was investigated for sharing a poem on Twitter.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Former Olympian calls for trans division in sport

Former Olympian calls for trans division in sport

A former Olympic swimmer has spoken out about the need for a fairer playing field when competing against trans sportswomen.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson 'misinformed' about trans issues

Jacqueline Wilson 'misinformed' about trans issues

Dame Jacqueline Wilson has come under fire from a trans activist after airing her concerns about transgender children taking hormones.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

John Boyne

Author deletes Twitter account after new book sparks trans row

Author deletes Twitter account after new book sparks trans row

An award-winning author has quit social media after facing backlash to his latest novel, which explores transgender issues.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Chantelle Saunders

Trans woman works with hospital after being 'misgendered' by staff

Trans woman works with hospital after being 'misgendered' by staff

A transgender woman is working with a hospital to improve its services for trans people after a nurse mistook her for a man.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Treatment at NHS transgender clinic ‘is dangerous’

Transgender treatment at NHS clinic ‘is dangerous’

Transgender treatment at NHS clinic ‘is dangerous’

Debbie Hayton, a science teacher who transition as an adult, has said that she is concerned the treatment at the only NHS gender clinic for children is “dangerous”.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Brighton pronoun badges

Brighton schools provide pronoun stickers to raise trans awareness

Brighton schools provide pronoun stickers to raise trans awareness

Brighton schoolchildren will be able to signal their preferred pronoun with stickers as part of a wider gender issues awareness campaign.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019

Solicitor penalised for 'misnaming' transgender client

Solicitors penalised for 'misnaming' transgender client

Solicitors penalised for 'misnaming' transgender client

A firm of solicitors has been ordered by the Legal Ombudsman to compensate a transgender client for "misnaming" her.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

‘Claiming a theological basis against trans people is highly questionable’

Peter Tatchell: Claiming a religious basis against trans people is 'highly questionable’

Claiming a religious basis against trans people is 'highly questionable'

Peter Tatchell, a human rights campaigner has said it is “highly questionable” to claim a “theological basis against trans people”.

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Mother investigated by police for calling transwoman a man

Mother investigated by police for calling transwoman a man

A Catholic mother of five is being investigated by police after she called a transgender woman a man on Twitter.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

"Sensible rules" on trans athletes competing are needed in order to “protect young sportswomen”, according to former swimmer Sharron Davies.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Suzanne Evans

Suzanne Evans suspended from Twitter for 'transphobic' comment

Suzanne Evans suspended from Twitter for 'transphobic' comment

Former UKIP deputy chair Suzanne Evans has had her Twitter account temporarily suspended for breaching the platform’s policy on hateful conduct.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Martina Navratilova

Dr Nicola Williams: 'Ludicrous' to call Martina Navratilova a ‘transphobe’

Dr Nicola Williams: 'Ludicrous' to call Martina Navratilova a ‘transphobe’

The director of campaign group Fair Play for Women has defended tennis champion Martina Navratilova after she was dropped by a LGBT charity over comments she made about transgender athletes.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Transgender charity Mermaids to receive £500k national lottery fund

Transgender charity Mermaids to receive £500k national lottery fund

Transgender charity Mermaids to receive £500k national lottery fund

The charity Mermaids, which supports transgender children, has confirmed it will receive £500,000 over five years from the National Lottery Community Fund.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Student

Student who tweeted 'women don't have penises' banned from free speech event

Student who tweeted 'women don't have penises' banned from free speech event

A student who sparked a transphobia row after tweeting “women don't have penises” has been excluded from a university debate about free speech.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

 Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime instead of tackling stabbings

Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime instead of tackling stabbings

Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime

Boris Johnson has accused the police of “wasting time” arresting women accused of being anti-transgender, when he suggests the manpower could be used to tackle knife crime.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Jennifer James

EXCLUSIVE: GoFundMe investigates campaign by suspended Labour Party activist after she ‘borrows’ £7k for personal ‘cash flow' problem

Suspended Labour Party activist ‘borrows’ £7,000 from own crowdfunding campaign

Jennifer James has announced that she has taken £7,000 of the donated money to sort out a personal “cash flow problem”.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Council slammed for 'shocking' depiction of transgender person in online survey

Council slammed for 'shocking' depiction of transgender person in online form

A council has been slammed for a "deeply offensive" image featured on a survey form which appears to show a "miserable" transgender person pulling off a wig.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Young Conservative produces guide on how to be a Tory at university

Young Conservative produces guide on how to be a Tory at university

Young Conservative produces guide on how to be a Tory at university

A young Conservative has produced a guide on how to be a Tory at university - and not annoy people.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Harry Miller

Man investigated by police for retweeting transgender poem describes experience as 'sinister'

Man investigated for sharing transgender poem says '1984 is not a police manual'

Harry Miller was investigated by police for sharing a poem on Twitter which questioned whether transgender women were biological women.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Trans rights

Supreme Court allows Trump's ban on transgender people serving in US military

Supreme Court allows Trump's ban on transgender people serving in US military

The US Supreme Court has voted in favour of a policy banning certain transgender people from serving in the military.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Transgender teen launches crowdfunding campaign to freeze his eggs

Transgender teen launches crowdfunding campaign to freeze his eggs

Transgender teen launches crowdfunding campaign to freeze his eggs

A transgender teenager has started a crowdfunding campaign to pay for his eggs to be frozen due to fears that hormone therapy will leave him infertile.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Luisa Zissman responds to 'trans boys have periods' guidance: 'The world's gone mad'

Luisa Zissman responds to 'trans boys have periods' guidance: 'The world's gone mad'

Luisa Zissman responds to 'trans boys have periods' school guidance

Former Apprentice contestant Luisa Zissman said

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

David Davies 'welcomes' Big Lottery Fund's 'review' of grant to transgender charity

David Davies 'welcomes' Big Lottery Fund's 'review' of grant to transgender charity

David Davies 'welcomes' Big Lottery Fund's 'review' of grant to trans charity

David Davies MP told talkRADIO that he 'welcomes' the fact that the Big Lottery Fund is reviewing a £500,000 grant to transgender charity Mermaids

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Transgender debate: Toilets, self-identification and sharing public spaces

The Transgender debate: Toilets, self-identification and sharing public spaces

The Transgender debate: Toilets, self-identification and sharing public spaces

A debate on the Matthew Wright show tackled the issue of transgender rights and toilets, and whether a trans person’s right to identify as the opposite gender should come before a biological woman’s concerns about sharing a private space with someone who may have a penis.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Nadine Dorries

Nadine Dorries MP dons 'woman definition' jumper to object use of word 'cisgender'

Nadine Dorries MP dons 'woman definition' jumper

The Conservative MP donned a jumper showing the dictionary definition of a woman to show "solidarity" with women who objected to being referred to as cisgender.

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not a cis woman - there are only women or trans women'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not a cis woman - there are only women or trans women'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not a cis woman - there are only women or trans women

Julia Hartley-Brewer berated a guest for using the term 'cis' after a discussion about the rise in transgender prisoners in the UK prison estate

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

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Monzo customers threaten to leave bank over transgender policy

Monzo customers threaten to leave bank over transgender policy

A number of customers of the mobile-only banking service have threatened to leave after finding out the company's policy on transgender employees.

Trans groups are ‘exploiting a natural need in children to be part of a tribe’, says Dr Nicola Williams

Trans groups are ‘exploiting a natural need in children to be part of a tribe’, says Dr Nicola Williams

Dr Nicola Williams: Trans groups are ‘exploiting a need to be part of a tribe’

Dr Nicola Williams, Fair Play for Women has said trans campaign groups are “exploiting a natural need in children to be part of a tribe” as the number of referrals of children looking for “gender identity” support each year has risen from 97 in 2009/10 to 2,519 in 2017/18.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

David Davies MP

Conservative MP urges colleagues to abandon reforms on gender laws

Conservative MP urges colleagues to abandon reforms on gender laws

The Conservative MP for Monmouth claimed the debate around gender had been conducted without "proper consideration" and in an "atmosphere of menace".

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

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Legally allowing gender self-identification is 'bad law' says Fair Play for Women spokesperson

Gender self-ID 'easier for trans people' but 'bad law' says Dr Nicola Williams

A Fair Play for Women spokesperson has claimed legally allowing gender self-identification is "bad law".

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for holding meetings on transgender concerns

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for holding meetings on transgender concerns

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for transgender concern meetings

Monmouth MP David Davies held meetings for campaign groups opposed to making it easier for transgender people to change gender, and did not allow the press to observe the meeting

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Equalities office plays down reports of MPs' concerns around Gender Recognition consultation as campaign group prepares to meet at House of Commons

Equalities office plays down reports of MPs' concerns around Gender Recognition consultation as campaign group prepares to meet at House of Commons

Equalities office plays down reports of MPs' concerns around gender consultation

A report claimed women and equalities minister Penny Mordaunt was facing opposition over the Gender Recognition Act consultation, as campaign group Fair Play for Women plan to meet at House of Commons

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

'Woman definition' campaigner projects dictionary definition of woman onto London buildings

'Woman definition' campaigner projects dictionary definition of woman onto London buildings

Campaigner projects dictionary definition of woman onto London buildings

Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, aka Posie Parker, projected the dictionary definition of woman onto the BBC, the Royal Opera House and the National Gallery

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Opinion: Brian Paddick is right - Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Opinion: Brian Paddick is right - Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Opinion: Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Brian Paddick said that the Gender Recognition Act consultation is a separate issue to Karen White's sentencing, and that the conflation of transgender people with sex offenders is 'prejudice'

Brian Paddick: Labelling transgender people 'sex offenders' same 'prejudice that says black men are criminals'

Brian Paddick: Labelling transgender people 'sex offenders' same 'prejudice that says black men are criminals'

Brian Paddick: Labelling transgender people 'sex offenders' akin to racism

Former Metropolitan Police assistant deputy commissioner and peer Brian Paddick says transgender people feel 'unfairly labelled' as sex offenders due to the discussion around the Karen White case

Gender Recognition Act

Your guide to the Gender Recognition Act consultation

What is the Gender Recognition Act consultation?

The government is currently holding a consultation on the Gender Recognition Act - but what is it all about?

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Dr Nicola Williams of Fair Play for Women says prison policy on transgender prisoners will allow dangerous offenders access to women

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Gender figures

Debbie Hayton: 'My understanding of myself, and I speak only for myself here, is that I'm male'

Debbie Hayton: 'My understanding of myself is that I'm male'

Trans campaigner, teacher and trans woman Debbie Hayton has claimed fellow trans people "need to be honest" with themselves on the issue of biological sex, revealing she still identifies as "male".

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, also known as Posie Parker, has said that she is used to being accused of being transphobic, but she was not prepared for photos of her children to be harvested from “private accounts”.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Organiser of women’s poster: ‘I don’t think changing sex is actually possible’

Organiser of woman definition poster: ‘I don’t think changing sex is actually possible’

Organiser of 'woman' poster: ‘I don’t think changing sex is actually possible’

The woman behind a poster, which was taken down after being described as “trans-phobic”, has said that she does not think “changing sex” is possible and it is “language that protects” woman.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

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Transgender children are a 'social contagion fuelled by the internet' says Dr Nicola Williams

Transgender children are a 'social contagion fuelled by the internet'

A spokesperson from women's and girl's rights group, Fair Play to Women, has branded the surge in the number of young children changing gender as a "social contagion fuelled by the internet".

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Gender neutral toilets allow 'bad stuff' to happen to women, says campaigner

Gender neutral toilets allow 'bad stuff' to happen to women, says campaigner

Gender neutral toilets allow 'bad stuff' to happen to women, says campaigner

Dr Nicola Williams tells talkRADIO she's against the introduction of gender neutral toilets.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Theresa May's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

Theresa May's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

PM's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

Theresa May will release an LGBT Action Plan this summer intended to improve the lives of LGBT people in the UK, but Labour's Dawn Butler slammed the plans

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

India Willoughby says trans Mother's Day cards are no big deal

Trans broadcaster says gender-neutral Mother's Day cards are 'no major threat'

Trans broadcaster says gender-neutral Mother's Day cards are 'no major threat'

India Willoughby says such cards are not harming anyone

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Labour trans row: 'You're saying that if you put a skirt on you can stand in all-women's shortlists'

Labour trans row: 'You're saying that if you put a skirt on you can stand in all-women's shortlists'

Julia asks trans Labour officer: 'If I said I was black, would you believe it?'

Lily Madigan - the first trans person to be elected a women's officer by Labour - gives her point of view to our presenter

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender'

Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans has warned it's not scientifically clear that it's possible to be born in the wrong body

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

LGBT groups slam transgender guide as 'intentionally provocative' and 'deeply misleading'

LGBT groups slam transgender guide as 'intentionally provocative' and 'deeply misleading'

LGBT groups slam transgender guide as 'intentionally provocative'

Transgender Trend released a guide for schools which claims activists teach 'anti-science' concepts to children

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

The Welsh Assembly has provided transgender awareness training as well as installing both gender neutral toilets and showers

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet towards MP David Davies

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet towards MP David Davies

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet

MP David Davies had claimed anyone who has male genitalia is 'definitely not a woman'

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Transgender sex worker found guilty of grievous bodily harm for infecting man with HIV

Transgender sex worker found guilty of grievous bodily harm for infecting man with HIV

Transgender sex worker found guilty of GBH for infecting man with HIV

The transgender sex worker is to be sent to a men's prison while awaiting sentencing

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

NHS gender survey is 'political correctness gone wrong', says Tim Loughton MP

NHS child gender survey is 'political correctness gone mad', says Tory MP Tim Loughton

NHS child gender survey is 'political correctness gone mad', says Tory MP

The MP for East Worthing and Shoreham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about a survey from the NHS which asked children if they were comfortable in their gender

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Lily Madigan, Labour, Transgender, Women's Officer, Rochester and Strood, Transphobia, Twitter, Politics

Lily Madigan: The Labour crusader aiming to becoming Britain's first transgender MP

Labour's first transgender women's officer and her inspiring journey

Lily Madigan may only be 19 but she's already faced lots of challenges in her life

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Gender-neutral changing rooms: 'Paedophiles could access vulnerable young women', warns Julia Hartley-Brewer

Gender-neutral changing rooms: 'Paedophiles could access vulnerable young women', warns Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Paedophiles could access young women in gender-neutral changing rooms'

Julia Hartley-Brewer spoke to transgender woman and boxing promoter Kellie Maloney about the matter

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