Trans role models: Janet Mock, Paris Lees, CN Lester and Luke Anderson – New Statesman

Trans role models: Janet Mock, Paris Lees, CN Lester and Luke Anderson
New Statesman
easy to notice them blasting their way through popular culture – from Billy Tipton, a jazz musician from the 1930s-1970s, through Calpernia Addams, a transgender author, actress and musician from the 1990s onwards, to cultural icons such as Eddie

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It saddens me that supporting freedom makes me an opponent of equality – The Guardian


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It saddens me that supporting freedom makes me an opponent of equality
The Guardian
The wrath of the transgender community has been insane. They say I haven't apologised enough and I probably haven't. No one has apologised to me for saying that I should be decapitated and I support the English Defence League. The sexual and political

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Frank Ocean nominated for GLAAD music award – BBC News


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Frank Ocean nominated for GLAAD music award
BBC News
Frank Ocean has been nominated for the outstanding music artist award by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). The American organisation monitors, how gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people are represented in the media.
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Hampshire police’s chief is named champion for supporting the gay community … – Portsmouth News


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Hampshire police's chief is named champion for supporting the gay community
Portsmouth News
Mr Marshall said: 'When I started 33 years ago there was a small but significantly vocal minority of people in policing, who were dismissive or even derogatory about members of the public or colleagues who were lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. 'I
Hampshire Constabulary is 'top police force 2013' for lesbian, gay and Fyne Times
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Rod Liddle on Moore, Burchill and Featherstone’s lovely bitch fight – Spectator.co.uk (blog)


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Rod Liddle on Moore, Burchill and Featherstone's lovely bitch fight
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
However, I am v. much with you on calling time on this sort of nonsense. Transgender lifestyles lie well outside the scope of most people's lives. It doesn't mean transgender people have to be persecuted but it does mean we should stop this pretence
In trying to 'unpublish' Julie Burchill, The Observer displays its ignorance Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
The world has gone mad if Julie Burchill can't stir things up and cause offenceThe Independent
Julie Burchill article: Observer removes content from website and issues Daily Mail
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Realities & Fictions: The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Interviewed – The Quietus

Realities & Fictions: The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle Interviewed
The Quietus
It's sort of similar to the experience of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Everybody knows somebody who's gay. It's not like people who are opposed to gay rights don't know somebody who's gay. They just don't talk about it. So I sort of

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Coronation Street Spoilers: Hayley Cropper will DIE of cancer! Shock storyline … – Unreality TV

Coronation Street Spoilers: Hayley Cropper will DIE of cancer! Shock storyline
Unreality TV
And this morning, the Daily Mirror reports that her exit will be a permanent one as her character, transgendered Hayley Cropper, will die of cancer in what promises to be a hugely emotional storyline. The paper adds, “Julie, 42, is understood to have

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