Tag Archives: transphobia

I’m with Jak

For a number of reasons, I don’t tend to write about my living relatives. Just because I may be on the edges of a public life doesn’t mean they have to be. But today I will make a small exception. The reason is Stonewall’s launch of the #WithJak campaign – which focuses on family rejection […]

Trans People – do we have Cooties?

Just under 3 hours ago the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill gained its third reading in the House of Commons with a majority of 205. While this Bill removes a huge issue for married trans people in terms of them seeking gender recognition, and the Government has “conceded” on another big issue which was threatening […]

#TransDocFail Part 1

As I was walking out of the Trans Health Matters conference this afternoon, one doctor looked at me and asked “what are you doing to us, Helen?” I’d just delivered a presentation about the TransDocFail phenomenon (which was quickly pushed out of the news by the furore over Julie Burchill’s article) and had given a […]