In an article in today’s Independent, Ellen E.Jones writes,

“It’s a testament to changing social attitudes and the power of soap operas to bring about the change that by last night, Hayley’s birth gender had long since ceased to be relevant. In fact, it didn’t warrant a single mention.”

We still have a ways to go in attaining equal rights and equal respect and treatment for transgender and intersex individuals, but every step forward is one step nearer.

To read the full article from the Independent, please click here.