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“There is no care for trans people.” Mother of Alice Litman, a trans woman from Brighton who took her own life in 2022, reacts to BBC investigation into NHS gender clinic waiting lists

Graham Robson March 20, 2024

The mum of a trans woman who took her own life has said that transgender patients facing a years-long wait for NHS gender care are being handed a “death sentence”. Responding to data obtained by the BBC Newsnight, which found it would take 10 years to clear the backlog of people waiting for first appointments […]

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International News

Man found guilty of murdering trans woman in United Statesā€™ first federal trial over a hate-crime based on gender identity

Graham Robson February 26, 2024

Daqua Lameek Ritter, a man from South Carolina, was found guilty on Friday, February 23 of killing a Black transgender woman in the United Statesā€™ first federal trial over a hate-crime based on gender identity. Ritter was convicted by a jury of murdering the trans woman, known as ‘Dime Doe’, in 2019 and now faces […]

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Community News

Manchester’s LGBTQ+ community and its allies raise over Ā£1,700 at benefit show to mark one-year anniversary of Brianna Ghey’s death

Graham Robson February 19, 2024

Manchesterā€™s LGBTQ+ community and its allies came together at The Brewers last night for a benefit show, which was being held to mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating loss of Brianna Ghey, whose horrific murder sent shockwaves throughout the UK. Live Your Truth was organised by trans campaigner and TV personality Jaxon Feeley to […]

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Community News

Brighton & Hove to mark first anniversary of Brianna Ghey’s death on Sunday, February 18

Graham Robson February 14, 2024

Brighton & Hove is to mark the first anniversary of Brianna Ghey‘s death at Victoria Gardens, Brighton BN1 1WN on Sunday, February 18 from 2pm. Organised by Dyke Collective Brighton, this vigil is an opportunity to mourn Brianna and countless other trans lives lost to transphobia. Attendees are welcome to bring their own candles; accessibility […]

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Business News

Trans Lives Matter candle to raise funds for Mermaids

Graham Robson November 10, 2020

LGBTQ+ candle company Flaming Crap launches Trans Lives Matter candle to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, with 50% of all profits donated to Mermaids charity

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General News

Trans woman beaten and stabbed in Puerto Rico

Rachel Badham October 10, 2020

Puerto Rican trans woman Nicole LĆ³pez, 33, was hospitalised on Thursday 8 October after being beaten and stabbed in the latest incident of violence against the trans community on the island.

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Arts

‘No Place for Hate’ – new poem from Andreena Leeanne for National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Graham Robson October 10, 2020

Organisers of #NationalHCAW announce they have commissioned a new poem by AndreenaĀ Leeanne, No Place for Hate, for National Hate Crime Awareness Week, which takes place from Saturday, October 10 to Saturday, October 17.

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