This was going to be a good news episode. But then bad things happened. So we talk about some bad things, some amazing things and Michelle spends way too much of it talking about a movie for children (and is not sorry about it).
– The Bell V Tavistock decision has been significantly undone!
– Arkansas does it’s own Bell V Tavistock only far worse!
– Working life for trans people exposed!
– We discuss microaggressions FROM SOCIETY
– And Michelle talks about telling Dave Chappelle to go f**k himself (he deserved it).
- Ashleigh is famous now!
Ash went on TV and radio to talk about how things for working trans people can SUCK.
Ash on The World program on Public Radio International: https://www.pri.org/stories/2021-04-06/more-transgender-people-are-hiding-their-identity-work-uk-why
Ash on ITV News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11HzVQRioDs&t=8s (Written version: https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2021-03-25/more-transgender-people-are-hiding-their-identity-at-work-to-feel-safe)
- Total Jobs report on employment for trans people
- The Good Law Project have pulled a blinder!
So much of the catastrophic Bell V Tavistock judgement has been reversed thanks to the Good Law Project!
Judgement and Good Law Project statement: https://goodlawproject.org/news/tavistock-success/
Good law project’s letter to NHS england urging them to move on this https://goodlawproject.org/news/reverse-ban-puberty-blockers/
GIVE THE GOOD LAW PROJECT TRANS LEGAL DEFENCE FUN MONEY YOU JUST GOT PAID A WEEK AGO DO IT: https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/transgender-lives/
- The Trans Safety Network
The Trans Safety Network are a bunch of amazing people who write up cool things. Follow them. Read every word. Then send them thanks.
The article referenced on the pod: https://transsafety.network/posts/bell-v-tavistock-2/
Read everything they have ever done here: https://transsafety.network/posts/
Follow them to tell them they rock:
- Microaggressions and minority stress
Explainer on what minority stress is: https://www.talkspace.com/blog/minority-stress-model/
Video by Cathy Hanville explaining Trans minority stress specifically: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhnaTrKGlnU
Cathy’s website: https://www.cathyhanville.com
- Trans learning project survey
Fill this in to help Spectra and a bunch of others learn things. THIS IS A GOOD THING