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What it's really like to access gender affirming healthcare as a young trans woman
Election 2024

What it's really like to access gender affirming healthcare as a young trans woman

In explaining her often difficult, frustrating and long journey through the healthcare system, Johanna Kirkpatrick dispels many of the myths surrounding gender identity clinics.

Written by: Johanna Kirkpatrick

Documenting the complex transition of a photographer’s child
Photography

Documenting the complex transition of a photographer’s child

In her new photobook You Refuse to Believe that You Ever Liked Pink, Dena Elisabeth Eber intimately explores her evolving relationship with her child, Alex.

Written by: Isaac Muk

The trans boxer fighting to open up combat sports for queer people
Huck Presents

The trans boxer fighting to open up combat sports for queer people

Trans boxers are banned from licensed fights in England, so Jill Leflour is going blow-for-blow to end trans exclusion in sport.

Written by: Alex King

Thousands join vigils in memory of Brianna Ghey
Activism

Thousands join vigils in memory of Brianna Ghey

Rest in pride — Following the brutal killing of trans teenager Brianna Ghey in Warrington this weekend, thousands gather at events held around the UK and Ireland in her name.

Written by: Ben Smoke

The Tories are mounting fresh attacks on trans rights
Activism

The Tories are mounting fresh attacks on trans rights

Reform the GRA — After blocking the Scottish government’s gender recognition reform bill, Westminster is now devising further changes to the law to make it harder for trans people to self-identify.

Written by: Liam Konemann

What 2022 meant for trans rights in the UK
Activism

What 2022 meant for trans rights in the UK

Fight for liberation — We look back on a year that saw solidarity and strength in the face of huge blows to the trans community.

Written by: Caleb Howard

Returning to football after my gender transition
Opinion

Returning to football after my gender transition

Man on — For many trans people, participating in sport can be fraught. Writer Arthur Webber recounts his return to football after transitioning and encouraging others to do the same.

Written by: Arthur Webber

The puberty blocker ruling offers trans people hope
Activism

The puberty blocker ruling offers trans people hope

Sigh of relief — The overturning of the Bell v Tavistock ruling thanks to a trans-led appeal is a cause for celebration that gives hope of a pushback against entrenched English transphobia, writes Robin Craig.

Written by: Robin Craig

Trans people deserve better than the fixation on our pain
Activism

Trans people deserve better than the fixation on our pain

Gender euphoria — All too often, transgender people are framed as a problem to be solved. In Liam Konemann’s new book, The Appendix, he calls for the focus to shift to encompass trans joy.

Written by: Liam Konemann

Shon Faye: ‘Transphobia is a direct product of capitalism’
Activism

Shon Faye: ‘Transphobia is a direct product of capitalism’

The Transgender Issue — Ahead of the release of her new book, the author talks to writer Robin Craig about how transgender healthcare must change, sex worker solidarity and what it will take to achieve trans liberation.

Written by: Robin Craig

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