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High Court decision over puberty blockers will put trans young people at risk

High Court decision over puberty blockers will put trans young people at risk The High Court of Justice has just made a shocking and disastrous decision that reflects the poisonous atmosphere generated against trans people in recent times. It has reportedly left many young trans people distraught.

LETTERS - Tory move on the GRA shows the battle is on for trans rights

LETTERS - Tory move on the GRA shows the battle is on for trans rights When it was announced that the Tories would not reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) it felt like just another strike in the assault against trans people.

Reports round up: Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit

Reports round up: Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit

Busting the bigoted myths told about transgender people

Busting the bigoted myths told about transgender people JK Rowling’s new book has ignited fury because it’s about a male serial killer who dresses up in women’s clothing. Sophie Squire takes apart the myths that paint trans women as a threat 

Anger, militancy and radicalism on Trans+ pride march

Anger, militancy and radicalism on Trans+ pride march London Trans+ Pride hit the streets of central London to call for transgender rights.

Socialist on ballot paper for Unison general secretary + Soas strike vote + Trans rights march

Socialist on ballot paper for Unison general secretary + Soas strike vote + Trans rights march Socialist candidate Paul Holmes has won enough nominations to guarantee a place on the ballot paper for the Unison union general secretary election.

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing

05 September 2020
The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September

LGBT+ protests cancelled after police threats

04 September 2020
LGBT+ campaigners have warned that the “right to protest is being curtailed” after police threats forced the cancellation of two protests in London.

Manchester LGBT+ demo AND Napier strike vote gets results AND Sheffield Deliveroo revolt

25 August 2020
A protest was called by a Polish LGBT+ activist living in Britain to express solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland facing vicious bigotry

New stand-up show already feels like outdated humour

11 August 2020
Sam Jay’s new Netflix special 3 In The Morning is refreshing in some ways. But there are too many jokes that leave you cold, says Jasmine Fischer 

Letters: Unite against all of those who peddle racism and transphobia

13 July 2020
It’s a shame there’s no invisibility cloak to throw at transphobic authors

Angry demonstrations for trans rights

06 July 2020
Over 1,000 people demonstrated in Parliament Square, London, in support of trans rights last Saturday.

Tories get ready to publish government response to trans rights reform

26 April 2020
Women and equalities minister Liz Truss has announced that the Tory government will publish its response to reforming the Gender Recognition Act by the summer. 

Right only narrowly win in Polish presidential elections

03 April 2020
Right-wing president Andrzej Duda took 51.03 percent of the vote to narrowly beat liberal Rafał Trzaskowski who took 48.97 percent in the second round of the Polish presidential elections last Sunday.

Fight against transphobia

25 February 2020
The Tories could drop plans to give trans people the right to self-identify under the guise of “protecting children”, according to the Sunday Times newspaper.

Divisions tear through Labour on the eve of leadership vote

18 February 2020
As members begin voting for the next Labour leader this week, debates about transphobia, Palestine solidarity and the party’s election defeat are raging, reports Nick Clark

Outrage after homophobic assault in Chelmsford

04 February 2020
A man in Chelmsford, Essex, suffered a brutal homophobic assault on Sunday of last week.

The fight for trans rights

25 January 2020
A new book by Laura Miles looks at the origins of trans people’s oppression, and what socialists should say. Tomáš Tengely-Evans read it—and says you should too

Outrage after lesbian attacked in Sunderland

21 January 2020
A lesbian woman was targeted in a vicious homophobic attack in Sunderland last week.

Letters—don’t believe the myth that trans rights threaten women

06 January 2020
Socialists should campaign for reform of the Gender Recognition Act to allow individuals to self-identify their own gender

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