Transgender

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

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

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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

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and HuffPost's New Activists series

The transgender activist spoke candidly on the Badass Womens' Hour

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

60-year-old woman attacked during feminist and transgender brawl

60-year-old woman attacked during feminist and transgender brawl

60-year-old woman attacked during feminist and transgender brawl

Police are searching for three suspects who allegedly punched Maria MacLachlan's face and kicked her on the ground

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Playboy features first ever transgender playmate in latest issue

Playboy features first-ever transgender playmate in latest issue

Playboy features first-ever transgender playmate in latest issue

The November/December 2017 issue includes Ines Rau who is posing fully nude in the photos

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

A draft bill reportedly says behaviours of LGBT people on television would be banned, but does not state what these are

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Patrick Mitchell revealed that he started transitioning to a girl at the age of 12 but is now transitioning back to a boy

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive' in heated row

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive' in heated row

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive'

L'Oreal transgender model Munroe Bergdorf was fired for saying 'all white people' are racist on Facebook

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports on comments calling white people "racist"

Transgender L'Oreal model Monroe Bergdorf sacked after reports she called all white people racist

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports she called all white people racis

Munroe Bergdorf is thought to have made the comments on Facebook shortly after the incident in Charlottesville

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

First ever Indian transgender beauty pageant is held

First ever trangender beauty pageant held in India

First ever trangender beauty pageant held in India

Miss Transqueen India has been crowned and has the chance to represent India in the International Queen pageant

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

James Mattis has said the ban on transgender individuals in the US military is not settled because the White House has not said anything further on it.   The ban, which was announced by Donald Trump on Twitter, has drawn high levels of criticism after it reversed progress made by his predecessor, Barack Obama.   But the Secretary of Defense may have fueled speculation of the ban remaining transient because he made clear the White House has not issued any further direction to the Pentagon in regard to it.

Donald Trump trans military ban: Defence chief James Mattis says White House hasn't issued direction

James Mattis says White House hasn't given direction on transgender military ban

The Secretary of Defense said nothing more had been said beyond the official announcement

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Lawsuit against Donald Trump's transgender military ban filed by five service members

Lawsuit against Donald Trump's transgender military ban filed by five service members

Lawsuit against Donald Trump's transgender military ban filed

The service members are asking a federal court in Washington to block the ban on transgender military service

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Transgender people encouraged to work with police after Donald Trump's military ban

US trans community urged to join police after Trump military ban

US trans community urged to join police after Trump military ban

Many are letting transgender people know that police departments in America will allow them to work

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

'Donald Trump's transgender military announcement is probably a smokescreen for his administration', says Stephanie Hirst

Trans broadcaster tells Donald Trump 'the world is laughing at you'

Trans broadcaster tells Donald Trump 'the world is laughing at you'

Stephanie Hirst says Donald Trump's transgender announcement is disappointing and the world is laughing at him

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

'Even George Washington wouldn't support this President' - Twitter blasts Trump over transgender announcement

Twitter blasts Trump over transgender military announcement

The US President announced on social media transgender people would not be allowed to serve in the military

Donald Trump bans transgender people from US military

Donald Trump bans transgender people from US military

Trump says trans individuals can't serve 'in any capacity'

Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

'Gender reassignment could be made easier, but protections need to stay in place', says Kellie Maloney

Kellie Maloney: 'If the Government says you can wake up and change gender, that's totally wrong'

Kellie Maloney says gender transition process mustn't be made too easy

Boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she believes feeling you're in the wrong body is a medical condition

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

'Gender isn't confined to a box' - Celebrate the Transgender Day of Visibility

'Gender isn't confined to a box' - the world celebrates Transgender Visibility Day

'Gender isn't confined to a box' - the world celebrates Transgender Visibility D

Many Twitter users have been celebrating the International Transgender Day of Visibility by posting messages of support online

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Transgender bathroom bill in North Carolina is repealed

Transgender bathroom bill repealed in North Carolina - but LGBT advocates say further action needed

Transgender bathroom bill in North Carolina is repealed

House Bill 2 blocked local governments from allowing transgender people to use bathroom facilities of their own choice

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Headscarf ban: 'This could include trans people not being able to dress as their gender', says Catholic Voices

Headscarf ban could really hurt trans people, says Catholic Voices

Headscarf ban could really hurt trans people, says Catholic Voices

The European Court of Justice has said that employers can instruct all employees to 'dress neutrally' meaning political, philosophical and religious signs would be banned

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Model Vogue Williams calls for children to be taught about being transgender in school

Model Vogue Williams says children must be taught about being transgender in school

Model Vogue Williams calls for children to be taught about being transgender

The model joined showbiz reporter Johnny Seifert to talk about her new investigation programme, where one of the episodes looks at what it's like to be transgender

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the military

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the military

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the RAF

In 1999, Paige became the first transgender officer to transition and serve openly in the military

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day: 'Women are scared to voice their opinions on transgender issues', says writer

International Women's Day: 'Feminism should about real issues, not Beyonce or Emma Watson'

Women's Day: 'Women are scared to voice their opinions on transgender issues'

Today is International Women's Day and the campaign theme is 'be bold for change,' campaingers are calling for a more gender inclusive world

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Transgender children now allowed to join the Boy Scouts of America

Transgender children now allowed to join Boy Scouts of America

Transgender children now allowed to join Boy Scouts of America

The organisation previously only let children with a male registry on their birth certificates become boy scouts

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Hayden Cross: 'People need to accept nature is varied', says charity trustee

At least one in 100 Britons are potentially transgender, charity trustee tells Julia

'At least one in 100 Britons are potentially transgender'

Bernard Reed, who serves as trustee for the Gender Identity Research and Education Society, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the young man from Gloucester who is four months pregnant

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

'The problem is transphobia', says Stonewall charity on criticism of transgender fertility treatment

NHS transgender fertility treatment: "Everybody has the right to a family", says Stonewall charity

NHS transgender fertility treatment: "Everybody has the right to a family"

The Stonewall charity has hit out at 'transphobic' claims that people undergoing gender reassignment should be denied access to high-profile NHS services…

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

'At 11 years old, I knew I should be a woman' - Stephanie Hirst talks about her gender transition

'At 11 years old, I knew I should be a woman' - Stephanie Hirst talks about her gender transition

'At 11 years old, I knew' - Stephanie Hirst talks about her gender transition

The radio DJ formerly known as Simon Hirst spoke with the brothers Gould about her journey

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