Transgender rights

Who's 'they'? The rise of a gender-neutral singular pronoun
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Who's 'they'? The rise of a gender-neutral singular pronoun

New expressions of identity generate a deal of great deal of discussion
6 May 2016
The ten most complained about books in the US
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The ten most complained about books in the US

Bible joins Fifty Shades of Grey and transgender picture book on American Library Association's list
13 Apr 2016
Transgender rights: The fight for gender-neutral toilets
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Transgender rights: The fight for gender-neutral toilets

New York college is latest institution to abandon Male and Female signs on doors
30 Mar 2016
Primary school defends plan to hold 'transgender day'
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Primary school defends plan to hold 'transgender day'

Headteacher says event has had a 'positive response' but parents threaten to take their children out of classes
18 Mar 2016
How Britain is failing transgender people
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How Britain is failing transgender people

First ever parliamentary report on transgender equality criticises legal, healthcare and criminal justice systems
14 Jan 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch accused of transphobia in Zoolander 2
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Benedict Cumberbatch accused of transphobia in Zoolander 2

Campaigners call for a boycott after actor was accused of making a 'cartoonish mockery' of transgender people
23 Nov 2015
Miss Transgender UK: exploitative or empowering?
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Miss Transgender UK: exploitative or empowering?

Critics argue the contest encourages trans woman to conform to patriarchal ideals of femininity
29 Sep 2015
Murder of transgender people hits record high in the US
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Murder of transgender people hits record high in the US

Greater awareness of transgender rights has not translated into broad acceptance, campaigners warn
19 Aug 2015
VANITY FAIR: Caitlyn Jenner cover 'a pivotal moment'
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VANITY FAIR: Caitlyn Jenner cover 'a pivotal moment'

The former athlete and reality TV star says she is finally 'free' after coming out as a transgender woman
2 Jun 2015
Why some people want to be called Mx instead of Mr or Mrs
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Why some people want to be called Mx instead of Mr or Mrs

The term marks a shift from titles that traditionally denoted a person's marital status, profession and gender
14 May 2015
The 'transgender tipping point': attitudes are changing
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The 'transgender tipping point': attitudes are changing

Positive reaction to Kellie Maloney shows a shift in media and society – but there is still a long way to go
13 Aug 2014
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