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Everybody who says "No LGB without T" is actually saying "No LGB without heterosexuals".

#homophobia #CISoff
People who say "No LGB without T" and use pronouns support #homophobia & #ErasureOfLesbians

We see you. You can hind behind "Be Kind" as much as you want. You are not kind. You hurt LGB people. Why do you hate homosexuals so much?

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Here is a round-up of #PrideMonth with The Hindu.
We take you through all the inspiring stories we've come across this month and how different cities in India and the world celebrated #PrideMonth2022.
#PrideMonth | A 24-year-old woman in #Gujarat's #Vadodara city married herself by undergoing traditional rituals of a Hindu wedding.
#KshamaBindu, who identifies as #bisexual, claims that her marriage will be the first instance of #sologamy in India.
#PrideMonth | What does meaningful inclusion look like? How can corporations prove their allegiances to the great, grand cause of #queer liberation? A nondescript bakery in a sleepy #Juhu lane in #Mumbai shows us.
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The amount of gay people peaking and standing up saying we will no longer be pets to heterosexual or LGBTQIA people who claim to be our allies be won't value our same sex attraction existing as gay is heartening
Those who think they own us are threatening us with the rise in Homophobia we've been screaming about for years, warning them about. Telling them not to get radicalised into far right talking points about sexuality modification has failed. They won't stand for us calling it out
It's all "those naughty radical feminists are the problem. Blame the women not us."

Nope were blaming those who threw us under the bus

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This article was briefly amended to include @ALLIANCELGB side of the story but I can’t see it any more. Some might say that such hysterical anger at LGB people organising to protect their right to be same sex attracted is the very definition of #homophobia
Here’s what @ALLIANCELGB said “LGB Alliance is a registered charity whose goals are to promote equality and human rights for LGB people. All the publicly funded LGBTQIA+ groups now focus on the importance of gender identity,
saying that feelings of gender identity should supersede anything to do with biological sex. That is why we need our own organisation and services. LGB Alliance receives messages from young LGB people
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From an anarchist Cuban born and raised on the island till I was a teenager and who has her entire family there, whom I speak to every single week:

This is all empty words for 3 key reasons: a 🧵
1) housing: Cuba’s housing crisis is horrifying. People live with 3-4 generations under one roof. If you can’t move out of your nuclear family’s house, in what scenario are you creating your own “chosen family”. There’s no such thing as roommates in Cuba.
Housing is handed out along extremely patriarchal-nuclear family lines: no kids, no independent housing.
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I'm 45 yo lesbian. I left my country because of homophobia (it's not just mocking, harrasment, lesbians were/are raped in the name of "re-education"). I was told by men that I haven't met the right man yet. Now men who identify as lesbians tell me I haven't tried their girldick. Image
2)That gay man doesn't feel threatened by straight women who identify as gays & because he doesn't feel threatened he has no problem to let men in the lesbian spaces, organizations, events, groups, apps etc. He supports our erasure. The only letter in LGB he cares about is G. Image
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THREAD: Media. Do Better!

"We are so divided today, so revved up, that even Disney is having a hard time bringing us together," a former Walt Disney Studios executive said.

"In trying to offend no one in this hyper-partisan moment, Disney has seemingly lost everyone."

I hate this "both sides" framing, which has become the de rigueur default for the New York Times.

In other words, blame the victim? Or blame "woke" culture.

Gosh, it's just so much *harder* these days.


This reminds me of #MAGA and @SouthPark's 'member berries

Remember the good old days when we didn't have to care about #homophobia and could just enjoy a nice #Disney cartoon?

That's an extremely narrow and - to put it as mildly as I possibly can - privileged response.

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🧵Introducing : Darlene. This woman has organized @FreedomNova rallies since COVID19 restrictions began in 2020. From flat(earth) out denial of COVID19 being real to present day of supporting Putin's invasion of #UkraineUnderAttack #UkraineRussianWar #Antivaxxer #FluTruxKlan ImageImageImageImage
@FreedomNova She has also organized these rallies with a local evangelical homophobic pastor named Bill.
How do I assume he is homophobic? Let's just say I have my reasons. The Pier boys he grew up with despise him. He also signed a petition with another NS evangelical church to open their doors during a COVID19 outbreak. #pride #homophobia ImageImage
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Peaceful hippie freedom fighters, or dangerous far-right extremists? A collection of screenshots of reports of violence, abuse and threats from the Wellington protest.

TW: verbal abuse, homophobia, death threats, antisemitism

#Wellington #Convoy2022NZ #Clownvoynz #GoHome ImageImage
First of all, I want to draw attention to this quote. Not everyone at the protest is the same or for the same reason, sure.

But then, there is also this quote: Image
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The US medical establishment is not the first to use artificial hormones as a form of #conversiontherapy. Meet Nazi dr Carl Vaernet, who implanted artificial hormone glands into gay men at Buchenwald. #antifascism
Read more: by @PeterTatchell (1/4)
@PeterTatchell Alan Turing, a British scientist convicted of homosexual acts in 1952, was an early victim of hormonal #conversiontherapy. He was sentenced to #estrogen therapy, and died two years later, likely by suicide.

Read more: by @yayitsrob (2/4)
@PeterTatchell @yayitsrob This type of #conversiontherapy is even more prevalent in #Iran, where homosexual acts are punishable by death. Iranian #lesbians and #gay men are being pushed into “sex reassignment.”

Read more: by @BBCHamedani (3/4)
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When we ban conversations about LGBTQ topics, what happens?
When we encourage conversations about LGBTQ topics, what happens? (a thread) #DontSayGay #LGBTQ #homophobia (1/10)…
When we ban conversations about LGBTQ topics, what happens?
Kids won’t talk about their families…the bill doesn’t prohibit this, but teachers may discourage it–whether because of their own beliefs or out of fear of retaliation. #DontSayGay (2/10)…
When we ban conversations about LGBTQ topics, what happens?
Straight kids don’t learn to be kind to queer kids. The consequences of bullying are well documented. This can persist into adulthood, too.
#DontSayGay (3/10)…
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1/10 Some #CharitySoStraight top tips for your charity in 2022 #Thread

Please don't Rainbow Wash your charity brand this year in #Pride season (it's never a good look) Meaningfully engage with your #LGBTQ+ stakeholders + audiences instead #Authenticity #RainbowWashing #branding
2/10 Think about how your charity depicts the people it works with. Do you show a diverse range of people including #LGBTQ+ / same sex couples online/in your marketing collateral? Consider what message this sends to potential employees + service users if not #CharitySoStraight
3/10 think about what data you collect when you're recruiting + consider how you can use that data to benefit your #LGBTQ+ employees. You can't support the needs of your workforce if you don't know who they are! #diversity #CharitySoStraight #recruitment #CharityRecruitment
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Gay people are forced to live private lives.

We can't hold hands in public without fear of being physically and verbally assaulted, or without fear of being judged.

People tell us we have it "so good".

I wonder how they would feel if they were forced to hide their whole life?
I call it straight privilege. And in my fifth decades as an openly gay man, this remains the same. Only this morning I read about yet another gay couple brutally attacked and now receiving treatment in hospital.

Imagine if you were persecuted just for being who you are?
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Why do all therapists need to know how to talk respectfully about sexuality and gender identity? I was interviewed for a podcast for the first time and was asked this question, but I found myself tripping over my words! So here goes #TherapistsConnect 1/
Firstly, #therapy research shows that #LGBTQ plus and other Gender, Sex and Relationship Diverse (GSRD) people tend to self-censor in therapy and assume that talking about sexuality and gender identity is "off limits". Why is this? 2/
Well, #LGBTQ plus people grow up surrounded by #homophobia, #biphobia and #transphobia (yes, it still exists folks, both in the UK and in other contexts). Most of us internalise it to some extent, and many learn to protect ourselves by staying quiet about "being different". 3/
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.@American_Heart @CircAHA @AHAScience Assessing & Addressing Cardiovascular Health in People Who Are #Transgender & Gender Diverse #transhearthealth.
Author team Incl trans & non-binary researchers & clinicians. @laurenbbeach @billycaceres_ @Ndowshen @KerriMoreau @MMukherjeeMD @ToniaPoteat @AsaRadix @SariReisner @DrVineetaSingh5. Thank you to AHA staff (incl @P_Stlaurent)
Top 10 things to know about the new @American_Heart Statement on Assessing and Addressing Health in #Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons Authored by Published in @CircAHA
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Thread – to raise awareness of the relationships & sex education (RSE) being taught in schools

Education should be liberating, & about curiosity, where stimulating questions are answered or lead to further questions; it shouldn’t be confusing, bewildering & alienating.
As a teacher – my job is to make learning accessible to the learner; to help young people make sense of the world around them; to raise their awareness and understanding of any number of issues and matters.
So here is a (definitely not exhaustive) collection of images and visuals involving materials which are being used in schools across the (western) world with regards to RSE.

I will comment as briefly as possible on each one, to show why it is problematic.
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Donation No. 24 to the ADL. The proverbial hits just keep on comin', don't they? #EndJewHate Image
Donation No. 25 to the ADL. This Twitter account was operated by the same white supremacist who created the one cited in my previous tweet.

What a world, what a world. 😉#DeplatformHate Image
Donation No. 26 to the ADL. #NoSafeSpaceForJewHate Image
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1: It's time to claim my space. I was one of just a few journos who held @AndrewLamingMP to account prior to 2021. I lived in Bowman from 2012-2017 and I reported on him via @margokingston1's @NoFibs. AN EVOLVING THREAD on #Laming #LGBTQ equality #Journalism #Books and more.
2: It began in 2013 when I submitted an article on #MarriageEquality to Margo's #CitizenJournalism news site @NoFibs. Up until then, the site had not really covered that issue, which mattered a lot to me. @MrKRudd had just announced his support for reform:…
3: The image above is of Senator Sue Boyce (@SenatorSue) former LNP Senator for Queensland, crossing the floor to become the first LNP politician in the country to vote for marriage equality. It was a short walk but it gave the #LGBTQ community hope.
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11 to 14 March and despite it covering one day more than its predecessor, seems to be significantly less trans in the news. Amazon and LGBT advisors making waves. Also Biden and Biden backlash.

TW: #Homophobia #Transphobia

CWs in individual posts, as always

Now read on!
Here’s UK News concerned that Amazon supporting the science is “cancelling”

Amazon cancels bestselling book 'When Harry Became Sally' that challenged trans movement: Bookseller says it is purging books that 'frame transgender identity as a mental illness'…
Amazon bans books that lie about LGBT+ people being mentally ill. Sorry about it, bigots…
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8 to 10 March. And this update is a biggie! Not entirely for bad reasons. It was International Women’s Day and there is much trans inclusion.

But also…

TW: #Homophobia #Transphobia

CWs in individual posts, as always

Now read on!
The main focus in UK News is Wales and Scotland and Hate crime

Plaid politician quits as Senedd candidate over Helen Mary Jones' transgender comments…
Hate crime vote delayed after marathon Holyrood debate…
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1/11 Human Rights Annual Report 2018 - 2020 to be presented @tdsb PSSC Wednesday, Feb 17 now posted - first of its kind...… #NoRoomForHate
2/11 In June, 2019, @tdsb Trustees unanimously voted on a Motion – Dealing With Incidents of Racism and Hate. As a result, the TDSB developed the Reporting and Responding to Racism and Hate Incidents Involving or Impacting Students in Schools (PR728)…
3/11 PR728 sets clear expectations about the processes to be followed and @tdsb’s responsibilities in situations where there are acts of racism and hate. The procedure supports the Board’s Human Rights Policy (P031)…
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Basically am now being called a liar by the man who invited me to @UVA to do the post doc. At the time I had no other outlet as I was told emails about my issues were unwelcome. When trying to discuss these issues telephonically the phone was put down and not answered.
I haven't told the people I work here in South Africa the details of my nightmarish experience @UVA. But the PI who invited me sent a 35 page response to the people we both know & not only called me a liar, but disclosed the sensitive health information I told him in confidence.
Not only that but apparently introducing my husband to him & others at @UVA was unsolicited information.
Hey man - I'm married and he introduced me to his wife as "his wife".
This is a prime example of heteronormativity and subtle #homophobia faced by the #LGBTQ community.
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LAPD rally today at the LAPD Academy— hello Proud Boy. LAPD breaks up #fight between a Proud Boy and BLM. Proud Boy assumes BLM is all fatherless and finds that hilarious (noted at the end of video)

#BlackLivesMatter #laprotest #losangeles #LosAngeles #BLM #lapd #WhiteSupremacy
Clearly Proud Boys are not “okay” with homosexuals. At LAPD rally today, Proud Body makes homophobic statement and tells me to go home because I’m a “little girl”

#laprotest #LosAngeles #BlackLivesMatter #BLM #Homophobia #misogyny #WhiteSupremacy
Same Proud Boy at LAPD rally today happily posing for the camera showing off his “PB” shirt and a white power hand gesture

#racist #WhiteSupremacy #WhiteSupremacists #Neonazis #ameriKKKa #LosAngeles #BlackLivesMatter #BLM
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Great paper by @HelenaRoennfel2 and @DrLouiseByrne on senior staff's understanding of #livedexperience workforce issues:…

I particularly ❤️ Sam:

"...But you know just saying ‘you’re not recovered enough to do this job’ is a load of bullshit." (Sam)
"The ambiguity in this study reinforces the need for greater consensus in defining and determining relevant lived experience in the context of designated roles."

As someone who has previously been responsible for recruiting peer workers, I was less interested in what... 1/2
...experiences they had had, and more interested in what they had learnt from those experiences that might help them to connect with and support others, especially their capacity to work with people who may have different experiences and worldviews to their own. 2/2
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