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Transgender Champion of the Year Award

Transgender Champion of the Year Award It is with great pleasure that Focus: The Identity Trust announce the award of Transgender Champion of the Year to Dr Siobhan Carey. Dr Carey is a GP working in Family Practice, Strabane Health Centre in Strabane, Co. Tyrone. ...

Transgender People and “Biological Sex” Myths

Transgender People and “Biological Sex” Myths Julia Serano · photo by FreeImages.com/Krisztián Hoffer note: The day this was published, H.R. 2796 — a U.S. congressional bill that would legally re-define “man” and “woman” based on an individual’s “genetic sex,” as a...

Can I Connect with My Transgender Daughter

Can I Connect with My Transgender Daughter as I Connected with My Son? How much will change with the changing of my daughter’s identity? Tony Leo · The hill in Saguaro National Park (photo by author) Since my child came out as a transgender woman (read more about that...

I’m Going Stealth

I’m Going Stealth Megan Yesterday, I had a friend reach out on social media in my DM’s and ask, “Are you transgender???”. The question hung in the air, as a million feelings and thoughts rushed at me. Fear. Anxiety. Would this change things? How did she not know...

Labour will lead on reform of transgender rights – and we won’t take lectures from the divisive Tories

Labour will lead on reform of transgender rights – and we won’t take lectures from the divisive Tories We will modernise, simplify and reform gender recognition law. Our policies won’t please everyone but we will do what’s right Mon 24 Jul 2023  “Amix of culture wars...

Transgender woman wins Miss Netherlands for the first time

Sky News Follow Transgender woman wins Miss Netherlands for the first time 10h ago A transgender woman has won the Miss Netherlands beauty pageant for the first time in the competition's history. Rikkie Kolle after being crowned Miss Netherlands 2023 Pic:Hollandse...

So now there are only Men and NonMen?

So now there are only Men and NonMen?   Johns Hopkins University’s redefinition of a lesbian as a ‘non-man attracted to a non-man’ may have been short lived, but it lends more support to the growing body of evidence that that J K Rowling is correct to be...

Talking Point

  Talking Point Rights and Responsibilities? By: Linda-May Ballard CEO, Focus: the Identity Trust.   It’s generally agreed that, if someone is being bullied, the issue is not the intent of the individual doing the bullying, but the impact upon the person who...

Eddie Izzard and the denigration of women

  Eddie Izzard and the denigration of women   I'm done with being white. It’s boring. From now on I choose to identify as black and I insist that you all refer to me as a black man. Please do not mis-race me. Of course I am not going to do this because it...

Non-binary gender recognition: law and policy

Focus: the Identity Trust commends the fact that 'The Government wants individuals who identify as non-binary to be able to live discrimination-free lives in accordance with who they believe their true selves to be', and hopes this research briefing may be of help to...
Transgender Champion of the Year Award

Transgender Champion of the Year Award

Transgender Champion of the Year Award It is with great pleasure that Focus: The Identity Trust announce the award of Transgender Champion of the Year to Dr Siobhan Carey. Dr Carey is a GP working in Family Practice, Strabane Health Centre in Strabane, Co. Tyrone. ...

Transgender People and “Biological Sex” Myths

Transgender People and “Biological Sex” Myths

Transgender People and “Biological Sex” Myths Julia Serano · photo by FreeImages.com/Krisztián Hoffer note: The day this was published, H.R. 2796 — a U.S. congressional bill that would legally re-define “man” and “woman” based on an individual’s “genetic sex,” as a...

Can I Connect with My Transgender Daughter

Can I Connect with My Transgender Daughter

Can I Connect with My Transgender Daughter as I Connected with My Son? How much will change with the changing of my daughter’s identity? Tony Leo · The hill in Saguaro National Park (photo by author) Since my child came out as a transgender woman (read more about that...

I’m Going Stealth

I’m Going Stealth

I’m Going Stealth Megan Yesterday, I had a friend reach out on social media in my DM’s and ask, “Are you transgender???”. The question hung in the air, as a million feelings and thoughts rushed at me. Fear. Anxiety. Would this change things? How did she not know...

So now there are only Men and NonMen?

So now there are only Men and NonMen?

So now there are only Men and NonMen?   Johns Hopkins University’s redefinition of a lesbian as a ‘non-man attracted to a non-man’ may have been short lived, but it lends more support to the growing body of evidence that that J K Rowling is correct to be...

Talking Point

Talking Point

  Talking Point Rights and Responsibilities? By: Linda-May Ballard CEO, Focus: the Identity Trust.   It’s generally agreed that, if someone is being bullied, the issue is not the intent of the individual doing the bullying, but the impact upon the person who...

Eddie Izzard and the denigration of women

Eddie Izzard and the denigration of women

  Eddie Izzard and the denigration of women   I'm done with being white. It’s boring. From now on I choose to identify as black and I insist that you all refer to me as a black man. Please do not mis-race me. Of course I am not going to do this because it...

Non-binary gender recognition: law and policy

Non-binary gender recognition: law and policy

Focus: the Identity Trust commends the fact that 'The Government wants individuals who identify as non-binary to be able to live discrimination-free lives in accordance with who they believe their true selves to be', and hopes this research briefing may be of help to...