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donald trump misogynistic and transphobic

US President Donald Trump called a journalist with a transgender parent “that b***h with the t****y dad.” Sinking in the Swamp: How Trump’s Minions and Misfits Poisoned Washington claims Trump used the misogynistic and transphobic slurs about journalist Katy Tur. Former NBC News correspondent Katy Tur proved adept at getting under Trump’s notoriously thin skin …

world's first transgender doll

With world media and anti-trans bigots carrying on like pork chops over the world’s first transgender doll, we call BS. What nonsense won’t they think of next to vilify trans people? Two days ago Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun carried the story. Since then, it took off as a viral sensation, repeated by other news media, …

whoppers grow knockers

With so little else to fight about, people are gearing up to fight World War III over meatless meat. With the US release of Burger King’s Impossible Whopper the alt-right claim the burger contains sufficient estrogen to cause men to grow breasts. That’s right – Whoppers grow knockers. The far-right base their claim on an …

Navratilova

Martina Navratilova tweeted yesterday accusing Margaret Court of “hiding behind her Bible” and calling her “pathetic in every way.” The tweets come after Court attacked LGBTIQ people in her Sunday sermon in Perth, specifically taking aim at the trans community. Court last year argued for Tennis Australia to mark the 50th anniversary of her grand …

Margaret Court

In her last sermon for 2019, retired tennis player and now pentecostal minister Margaret Court attempted to hit a moonball at Tennis Australia. Court is controversial for her vocal opposition to LGBTIQ rights and same-sex marriage. Previously, Court demanded Tennis Australia formally welcome her to Melbourne Park to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her grand …

Married Olympic gold medalists Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh discussed ‘aggressive’ attacks on the Trans community in an interview with Pink News. The pair married in 2013. They then became the first same-sex couple to win Olympic gold at the Rio games in 2016. At the time of their win, Kate, captain of Great Britain’s women’s …

Queen's former chaplain

Gavin Ashenden, the Queen’s former chaplain, Saturday converted from the Church of England to Catholicism. Prior to his official conversion, he explained it in an article in the Daily Mail. He blamed the Church of England’s “wider capitulation to the increasingly intense and non-negotiable demands of a secular culture.” Much of the article focussed on …

gender wars bullshit

We all get it. Conservative pundits (very) occasionally tire of flogging a dead horse and leave Greta Thunberg alone for a day. They cast about for some new outrage to fulminate on and usually look to the LGBTIQ community as reliable fodder to entertain their ‘back in my day’ audience. And there’s nothing better to …

JK Rowling

Harry Potter author JK Rowling yesterday again displayed rampant transphobia in a tweet. After not tweeting since September, the author yesterday returned to the platform in support of a researcher who lost a contract over transphobic posts. The Centre for Global Development failed to renew the contract of Maya Forstater in 2018 after she tweeted, …

the real catwalk project

KhrystyAna Kazakova, previously a contestant on America’s Next Top Model, began the ‘Real Catwalk Project’ in 2018. She designed the project then as a guerrilla-style fashion show meant to counter the body beautiful narrative of shows like Victoria’s Secret. KhrystyAna spoke to Dazed Digital about the evolution of the ‘Real Catwalk Project’. “At first, The …

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