Chelsea Manning – A Brave Heroine

What an interesting day.  Bradley Manning, a 23 year old US army private,  having just been sentenced to 35 years for leaking 700,000 military documents to WikiLeaks, promptly announces that she is female and now wishes to be known as Chelsea, specifically requesting that in future she is referred to by female pronouns. This is […]

Gender Neutral Toilets in Brighton and Hove

Gender Neutral Toilets I was’s invited to participate in Peter Levy’s lunch time show on Radio Humbersidte this afternoon to discuss a vexing problem.  Was it appropriate for Brighton and Hove City Council to be replacing their male and female toilets with Gender Neutral Toilets? I have been delivering transgender awareness training now since 2006 […]

International Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today November 20th is the 14th International Transgender Day of Remembrance when the trans community in particular and anyone else disturbed by the statistics, should take a few minutes to remember those trans people who were murdered or took their own lives in the previous year.  Sadly around 40% of trans people will attempt to commit suicide […]