Campaigner Fights in Court for Third Gender Passport Recognition

A campaigner is going to court this month to have per gender identity recognised on per UK Passport. Christie Elan-Cane, who uses the aforementioned pronoun and has been struggling for gender neutrality to be recognised on British official documents for 25 years, is waiting for the judicial review full hearing at London’s Law Courts on 18-19 April. If it goes per […]

Cambridge Talks

Cambridge is the latest city to start an oral history project; thanks to SexYOUality. The LGBT support and social group used the opportunity on its 20th birthday to help young Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Intersex and queer people learn about what life was like 20 years ago and beyond for their community in Cambridge. Like […]

Germany Challenges Binary Gender Definition

This autumn Germany will become the first European country to offer three options on a child’s birth certificate. According to Spiegel Online International, German Birth Certificates from November 1st  will have three options: the traditional ‘male’ and ‘female’ and a ‘blank’ option. The additional choice permits children born with both male and female traits to choose […]

Intersex Awareness Day

October the 26th is Intersex Awareness Day. ILGA Europe has released the following statement: Today, ILGA-Europe joins intersex organisations around the world to mark the Intersex Awareness Day. ILGA-Europe believes that this day is a great opportunity for the raising of awareness on intersex issues, generate greater understanding and call for the elaboration of human rights […]

National Trans Mental Health and Well-Being Survey

A survey has been launched to research and assess the needs of trans people across the nation. This survey is produced by a partnership between Scottish Transgender Alliance, Trans Resource and Empowerment Centre, TransBareAll and Sheffield Hallam University. It is based on the priniple that there has been very little research about trans people, or people with trans histories, and […]