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Recognising Trans Women as Women is a Start, But it Isn’t Enough

In a recent report on trans equality published by Stonewall, many cis people had their attention drawn to statistics that painted a picture of the ugly reality of trans life in the UK. As the report did the media rounds, many voiced their disgust in response to statistics that quantified …

Allies Are The Reason I Can’t Escape Transphobia

When I realised I was transgender, I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to transition or not. I was petrified. Any discussion I saw about transgender people was always interrupted with passionate hate and flippant mockery. Meanwhile, news stories of harassment and violence were everywhere, and I was terrified. Was this …