Thursday August 6, 2020

Transition years: why the fight for trans rights is now front and centre

As the online debate on trans issues remains heated, those affected by them in the real world are calling for more support, space and understanding. But are their voices being heard?

21st June, 2020

Cúnla Morris was “cancelled”. It happened two years ago, and still rankles. Cúnla, who was then 19, was on Twitter, misread a tweet by someone else, “liked” it, and forgot about it. But it turned out that the tweet was by somebody considered to be transphobic. Cúnla was judged to have endorsed this person’s transphobia and was added to a popular “block list” – a kind of social media blacklisting. Cúnla reached out to the...

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