Debbie Hayton Debbie Hayton is a high school teacher and trade union officer. She teaches science to 11-18-year-olds at a school in central England. As a transgender person, she has written extensively about what it means to be trans and how trans people can be included in society without compromising […]

A lot of people are saying this year’s midterm election is the most crucial of our lifetime. It may well be, given the need to elect officials who will fight Donald Trump’s loathsome agenda. But another midterm election, 40 years ago, was one of the most crucial as well, at […]

By Sophia Narwitz, a writer and journalist from the US. Outside of her work on RT, she is a primary writer for Colin Moriarty’s Side Quest content, and she manages her own YouTube channel. Follow her on Twitter @SophNar0747 Prescriptions of hormones are on the rise as more people come out as […]

By Sarah McBride Today, HRC announced it is significantly expanding its work dedicated to justice for the transgender community. The organization will advance new initiatives that address the urgent needs of the transgender community, with specific attention to community members deeply impacted by racism, sexism and transphobia. This major effort […]

Trucks with huge banners have made their way through the streets of Shanghai and Nanjing, with more protests to follow. ‘Clinic’ offering therapy to ‘turn straight people gay’ also opens in Shenzhen Phoebe Zhang   On a hazy day this week, a convoy of three white trucks is making its […]

Workshops, talks and advice on LGBT issues are on offer during five-day return journey from Shenzhen to Da Nang. With more than 1,000 gay Chinese and their families on board the ship, it’s also a place for some to come out Phoebe Zhang On the deck of a cruise ship […]

Medical professionals in the US and UK are sounding the alarm about the growing use of “hormonal and surgical interventions” for children who are confused about their gender identity, saying that more studies are required. Members of the conservative childrens’ advocacy group the American College of Pediatricians (ACP) wrote a letter on […]

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was forced to apologize for comments she made on social media saying that natural born men who ‘proclaim themselves female’ should not be allowed to compete against women. Navratilova’s remarks came in response to a question from a Twitter follower who asked her about transgender women […]

Exceedingly rich, white men (and women) who invest in biomedical companies are funding myriad transgender organizations whose agenda will make them gobs of money By Jennifer Bilek As an environmental activist who was deplatformed from a speaking venue by transactivists, in 2013 I developed curiosity about the power of this group […]

KEY POINTS: Transgender people are 49 times more at risk of living with HIV compared to the general population. Transgender people often face social and legal exclusion, economic vulnerability, and are at an increased risk of experiencing violence. Disempowerment and low self-esteem make transgender women, in particular, less likely or […]

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