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JK Rowling opens trans-exclusionary crisis centre: ‘Merry Terfmas’

Author of the Harry Potter series, JK Rowling, has once again struck out against trans women, adding to a long laundry list of trans-exclusionary positions taken up by the author in recent years. JK Rowling recently announced the launch of a privately funded, women-only sexual assault crisis centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. ‘Beira’s Place’ is said …

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‘Discriminatory, unnecessary & harmful’ anti-trans bill vetoed

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed an anti-trans bill on Friday, describing the proposed legislation as “discriminatory, unnecessary and harmful.” The Republican-sponsored legislation proposed a ban on transgender women competing on women’s athletic teams. Republicans proposed the bill following the failure of a similar bill banning trans athletes the year before. The Freedom for all Americans …

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Change of heart: JK be smashing Macy Gray’s records now

Earlier this week, JK Rowling pledged to buy Macy Gray’s entire back catalogue after the singer said that transitioning ‘doesn’t make you a woman’. But Macy Gray has since told the American TODAY show she has changed her mind. Macy Gray previously told Piers Morgan that while she backed transgender rights, she drew the line …

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Boris Johnson won’t include trans in conversion therapy ban

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has again said his government will exclude trans people from a proposed conversion therapy ban. He also described disallowing trans women from competing in women’s sport as a ‘sensible’ option. “We will have a ban on gay conversion therapy, which to me is utterly abhorrent. “But there are complexities and …

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Trans swimmers post top times in Ivy League women’s relay

Two trans swimmers posted the fastest times in the 800-yard freestyle at this week’s Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships. Pennsylvania’s Lia Thomas and Yale’s Iszac Henig duelled for first place during the first leg of the relay. Although Lia Thomas trailed Iszac Henig for much of the first leg, she overtook him in the …

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Malaysian entrepreneur Nur Sajat finds refuge in Australia

Trans social media personality and businesswoman Nur Sajat recently found refuge in Australia. She fled Malaysia earlier in 2021 following an alleged sexual assault by religious officers. Nur Sajat runs a successful beauty business in Malaysia called Nur Sajat Aesthetic. She is also a prominent social media personality in the majority Moslem country. She went …

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Elliot Page signs new writing deal to tell marginalised stories on screen

Universal Content Productions has revealed Elliot Page has signed a new writing deal with the company.  The star of The Umbrella Academy will be developing projects across their streaming and cable services in the future.  The deal is a fantastic opportunity for Page to provide more voices and advocacy to the trans and LGBTIQA+ community …

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Iconic Drag Race star comes out as trans

Rupaul’s Drag Race season six contestant Laganja Estranja has revealed she is a proud trans woman. Shortly before her appearance on Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars Six Laganja came out publicly. “I’m not going to live my life in fear anymore” she told EW magazine prior to her appearance. “I am so proud to identify …

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Culture wars: BLM & Trans rights opponents struggle with fact

Recent research demonstrates that opponents of BLM and Trans rights struggle with fact. The Policy Institute of Kings College London and Ipsos MORI examined the six most debated issues in Britain’s culture wars. Pandemic lockdowns topped the list, followed by BLM and then Trans rights. Researchers also surveyed attitudes to Brexit, the British Empire and …

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, QAnon’s tinfoil hat legislator

Far-right conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene previously found fame taunting a survivor of a high school shooting, calling the tragedy a ‘false flag operation. She also blamed California wildfires on ‘Jewish space lasers’. This week, she moved on to harassing the mother of a trans child, a fellow congresswoman, claiming there are only two genders. …

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