Transgender

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Women’s prize condemns online attack on trans nominee Torrey Peters
Open letter had claimed that the longlisting of the Detransition, Baby author signalled that female writers were unworthy of their own prize

Sian Cain

07, Apr, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Arkansas is first state to ban gender-affirming treatments for trans youth
Lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto despite criticism that the measure would harm an already vulnerable community

Guardian staff and agency

07, Apr, 2021 @12:06 AM

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Arkansas governor vetoes bill banning medical treatment for young trans people
Asa Hutchinson veto followed pleas from pediatricians, social workers and parents who said measure would harm trans youths

Martin Pengelly in New York and AP

05, Apr, 2021 @8:03 PM

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'Trans kids are not new': a historian on the long record of youth transitioning in America
Republicans seeking to restrict children’s lives claim trans youth are a ‘new phenomenon’. Jules Gill-Peterson explains how medical archives prove them wrong

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

01, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Trans women in English rugby could face height and weight safety checks
Trans women weighing more than 90kg or more than 170cm tall could face an assessment by a coach to see whether they pose a safety risk to other players before being allowed to play women’s rugby in England

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

30, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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'What is it about my freedom that bothers you?': how trans films are evolving
The recent BFI Flare festival of LGBTIQ+ films showcased a raft of transgender titles from a powerful family drama to a devastating documentary about a jazz musician. They bear witness to a complicated but optimistic new future

Freddy McConnell

30, Mar, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Trans kids on the Republican bills targeting them: 'I'm not a problem to society'
In states across the US, conservatives are pushing to ban gender-affirming healthcare and limit trans kids’ access to sports teams

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

30, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Academy apologises for welcoming Christian Porter to science portfolio after social media backlash
Science organisation says sorry for ‘poorly worded tweet’ as Morrison government also under fire for promoting an MP with a history of anti-trans comments to assistant minister for women

Paul Karp

30, Mar, 2021 @6:19 AM

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Arkansas and South Dakota pass bans targeting transgender minors
Measures are among dozens of anti-trans legislation across the US and conservatives have filed more proposals this year than ever before

Guardian staff and agency

30, Mar, 2021 @12:50 AM

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'It helps me be myself': trans kids on the healthcare Republicans want to deny them
Doctors and families say slate of bills to ban gender-affirming care dangerously misrepresent the treatment process

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

24, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How trans children became 'a political football' for the Republican party
Dozens of bills would ban trans youth from certain sports teams. Experts say they’re based on unfounded fears and could harm vulnerable kids

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

23, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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More trans people hiding identity at work than five years ago — report
Research by TotalJobs finds 65% now believe secrecy is necessary to feel safe at work in the UK

Freddy McConnell

22, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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