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Trans people can be excluded from single-sex services if ‘justifiable’, says EHRC

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Transgender people can be legitimately excluded from single-sex services if the reasons are “justifiable and proportionate”, the government’s equalities watchdog has said. Guidance from the Equality and Human Rights C...

Arkansas governor vetoes bill banning medical treatment for young trans people

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Asa Hutchinson veto followed pleas from pediatricians, social workers and parents who said measure would harm trans youthsThe Republican governor of Arkansas, Asa Hutchinson, has vetoed a controversial bill which woul...

Frank Turner on reconciling with his trans parent: ‘Miranda is a really nice person – my dad wasn’t’

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A north London pub, walls dripping vinyl. Fingers white on an acoustic guitar, spittle roared on to microphone. For folk-punk star Frank Turner, it’s a gig like hundreds he has played on his 17-year path from squat pa...

Scott Morrison faces Liberal mutiny over Warringah candidate Katherine Deves’ trans views

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Scott Morrison is facing a mutiny over the Liberal party’s controversial candidate in Warringah, Katherine Deves, with intensifying calls for her to be dumped because of “hurtful and divisive” comments about transgend...

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will be first trans athlete to compete at Olympics

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The New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to make history and headlines, plus a potentially enormous amount of controversy, after being confirmed as the first transgender athlete to ever compete at the Olympi...

Courageous feminism means no woman must be left behind – and that means trans women too

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Februarie 2022 was extraordinary for LGBTQ+ Australians. Distressing and divisive issues were being debated and discussed, in our national parliament and across all forms of media. We have seen two bills introduced to ...

‘GPs fob us off’: most trans people avoid the doctor when they’re sick

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When Ellen Mellor’s doctor said that her severe headaches were caused by the stress of being transgender, it did not sit right. “My life was at the calmest point it had been in a long time," sy het gese. A year and a hal...

LGBT groups quit UK conference over failure to ban trans conversion practices

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Meer as 80 LGBT and HIV charities, including Stonewall and the Terrence Higgins Trust, are to boycott the UK government’s first global LGBT conference, in response to the decision to exclude trans people from a ban ...

‘Being trans is not something you put on and take off. It’s part of who you are’

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Felix Moore Upon his death in 1989, retired jazz singer Billy Tipton, who lived as a man for more than 50 jare, was discovered to be transgender. His story generated sensationalist press attention, but it also drew t...

Torrey Peters: ‘My book’s about dealing with the adult realities of being trans’

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Torrey Peters’s Detransition, Baby is the story of Reece, a sharp and self-destructive trans woman in New York, who finds herself suddenly back in touch with a former lover, Ames. Ames was previously Amy, also a trans...

US professor wins $400,000 payout after refusing to call trans student a woman

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A public university in Ohio has agreed to pay $400,000 to one of its professors after it rebuked him for refusing to use a student’s preferred pronouns. In 2018, Nicholas Meriwether, a philosophy professor at Shawnee ...

Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard backed by Australian rival and New Zealand PM

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Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has won the support of her Australian Olympics rival, Charisma Amoe-Tarrant, as the Kiwi’s selection for Tokyo reignites debate around the highly sensitive and complex issue of ...

The UK’s first professional trans choir: ‘It’s a joyful act of resistance

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Anil Sebastian and Coda Galabov are the creators of a new choir called Trans Voices, which offers a space for trans and non-binary people who have felt unable to sing with their true voices in traditional choirs. We f...

Language evolves to reflect society – trans people are part of that society

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Perhaps this is only true of the middle-aged but the social hiatus caused by the pandemic, coupled with the acceleration of discord in a few key arenas, means that you can meet a friend with whom you’ve agreed all you...

Battle still on to protect trans people under conversion ban, say Tory MPs

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Oor 50 Tory MPs could force the government to toughen up its ban on conversion practices by backing a move to extend the protections to transgender people, the Guardian has been told. Campaigners fighting for Downin...

Alabama is latest state to ban trans girls from female sports teams

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Alabama has become the latest conservative US state to ban transgender girls from playing on female school sports teams. Op Vrydag, the office of Governor Kay Ivey said the Republican had signed legislation which sai...