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Good afternoon of Friday 13th May 2022 session where we will continue to hear from Leslie Thomas from Garden Court Chambers.

Catch up with this morning here:
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Abbrevs:
AB: Allison Bailey, claimant

BC: Ben Cooper QC, barrister for AB

SW = Stonewall (respondent 1)

IO = Ijeoma Omambala QC, barrister for SW

RW = Robin White assisting IO

GC = Garden Court Chambers Limited (R2)

AH = Andrew Hochhauser QC, barrister for GC (R2 & 3)
RM and SH - Rajiv Menon QC and Stephanie Harrison QC (joint 3rd respondents along with all members of GC Chambers, except AB.)

JR - barrister assisting AH
EJ - Employment Judge Goodman, hearing the case
Panel - any one of the three panel members (EJ and two lay members)
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Thread #2 below about the @cityofwinnipeg “Corporate Advertising Policy.” A 🧵, the story.

See the start of the first thread here:


#wpg22 #wpgpoli #mbpoli
3.2.e: "Only appear in reputable publications." How is it defined? Opinions: not part of #diversity & inclusion. Reputable is an opinion.

Ex: @energy106fm affirmed values & visions to be “one of the strongest media allies to the #LGBTQ community."

#wpg22 #wpgpoli #mbpoli 24/2🧵
Before that, #Energy hired Dave Wheeler, a host released from his last radio position. The release was due to #transphobic #comments after receiving suspensions for racist comments.

Does @cityofwinnipeg define @energy106fm as reputable?

#wpg22 #wpgpoli #mbpoli 25/2🧵
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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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Des "féministes" transphobes ont déposées un dossier à @MarleneSchiappa pour autoriser les thérapies de conversion sur les pers trans (y compris les enfants trans) il est temps de reposter ce témoignage et sa fin
TW #TherapiesDeConversion #Transphobia #Transmisogyny

#RienÀGuérir
Suite du 11e témoignage #ReconnaiTrans
tumblr : reconnaitrans.tumblr.com

TW Suicide - Sang - Violences Physiques -Violences Psychologiques - Dysphorie
#Transphobia #Transmisogyny #Misgender #TransphobicFamily #ThérapiesDeConversion

#RienÀGuérir
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Starting to look at the governments #ConversionTherapy documents. I wonder what the @BACP, @UKCP_Updates @BPSOfficial @BPSSexualities @BritPsyCouncil @ncs_counselling @PinkTherapyUK all think about the highlighted section here? I especially wonder what the #MoU2 think.
I also want to point out that there is a brag about us being in the @ILGAEurope top 10.

The UK was first in 2015 or 2016.
In 2021 we have slipped to 10th. What does that tell you?

#lgbt #banconversiontherapy #transphobia #inequality
Furthermore, counselling is not a regulated profession, so how will they legislate for this? How can they call #ConversionTherapy "abhorrent", then state that adults can consent?

Everyone at risk of conversion therapy is vulnerable, not just children.

#BanConversionTherapy
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'the story ... is how “trans activists” and their “allies” have actively prevented FiLiA from doing grassroots work to benefit the #women and #girls of #Portsmouth - with the complicity of local institutions and elected representatives.'

#FiLiA2021

thecritic.co.uk/the-quiet-canc…
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'A year-long series, which FiLiA was due to run alongside the Play Youth Community youth groups within @portsmouthtoday , working with #girls excluded or at risk of being excluded from school was #cancelled.'

#FiLiA2021

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'The @BritishRedCross individual refused to share details of the events with local #women and lobbied other service providers to also boycott them, again based on spurious accusations of “#transphobia”.'

#FiLiA2021

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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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Australian sex buyers are having a normal one, casually discussing the mass sexual exploitation of Asian women and poor foreign students, as well as how to get away with raping children. All on legal websites. But hey, "customers" like any other - right? internationalsexguide.nl/forum/showthre…
Also, sex buyers looooove what the #sexwork movement is doing. If they're loving you, you're not in the business of putting power into the hands of the seller. You can bet on that. Deregulation which is the current trend down under mostly benefits buyers & pimps and they know it.
Amazing that being pro #prostitution is cast as the anti-racist position when sex buyers are out there talking like this 👇 Women are not cuisines. And, duh, sex buyers know the women wouldn't touch them if they didn't desperately need money. Sex buying is classist violence too.
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.@American_Heart @CircAHA @AHAScience Assessing & Addressing Cardiovascular Health in People Who Are #Transgender & Gender Diverse #transhearthealth.
URL
1/#transhearthealth
ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CI…
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)
2/#transhearthealth
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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Today at 2.30 we will be giving evidence to Women & Equalities Committee alongside @fairplayforwomen @filia_pix #womenatwesc Thank you for all your messages and long-standing support. Nothing about us without us.
Our portfolio of written consultation submissions relating to the rights of women including this #WESC consultation can be viewed here
👇🏿
womansplaceuk.org/wpuk-submissio…

#WomenatWESC
We welcome our new followers watching #WomenatWESC

We are a left wing feminist organisation

To read our manifesto & our campaigns 👇🏿
womansplaceuk.org/wpuk-manifesto…
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This will seem like a very odd decision for anyone familiar with LGB Alliance's social media profile. Taking a first glance at @ChtyCommission's reasoning here's what strikes me as key. Others may have more insight...
Firstly, it seems that much of LGB Alliance's historic social media output runs directly contrary to some their started charitable aims, notably the fact that they spend a lot of time denying and denigrating #bisexuality. Thread: .
This ought to have been a red flag for the @ChtyCommission as in section 41, they specifically commented on whether or not the LGB Alliance was a "sham" and, in section 42, concluded that there was "no evidence".

This begs the question: what evidence do they need, exactly?
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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'
dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9…
Amazon bans books that lie about LGBT+ people being mentally ill. Sorry about it, bigots
pinknews.co.uk/2021/03/12/ama…
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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

walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/…
Hate crime vote delayed after marathon Holyrood debate

bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla…
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I took the day off yesterday. Today I learned that one of our #AsylumSeekers clients, a #translatina from El Salvador, was stabbed 14 times and nearly killed in an act of hate. My staff didn't tell me until today, because they knew I needed a day off. This is the job.
Hatred towards #immigrants and #transphobia, legitimized by our government leaders, makes the US a place where often times #AsylumSeekers don't find the safety they seek and desperately need.
If you're a black, LGBTQ, or Latinx immigrant, often times you experience racism, hatred, and violence in the US. The govt lies, calling you rapists and murderers, and making others believe your life matters less. That you can then be killed with impunity.
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#Thread September is PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) Awareness Month!
The patriarchal gender bias in healthcare care practice and medicinal research has a negative impact on our well-being!
The impact is huge and diverse! People living with PCOS find it challenging to navigate through the bias that distorts research, diagnosis, and treatment. According to research, PCOS is fast becoming a modern epidemic, especially in Asia.
So what is it? PCOS is a common endocrine disorder that affects people with ovaries, with 20-25% womxn in India and around 1 in 10 womxn worldwide affected by it.
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Great paper by @HelenaRoennfel2 and @DrLouiseByrne on senior staff's understanding of #livedexperience workforce issues: publish.csiro.au/ah/Fulltext/AH…

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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1/ Delighted to see that firm actions planned following launch of national survey results nuigalway.ie/media/smartcon… well done to all involved @PMacneela @LouiseCrowley2 @Lornafitz3 @NWCI
2/ Very happy @DCU @DaireKeogh (our new President) has already taken steps to address #Sexualharassment #Sexualviolence on campus @DCUSU @DCU_EDI @annelooney @SanHealy @ItStopsNow_EU
3/I want to share the story of one lecturer’s experiences in her involvement with getting #Consent on the agenda at 3rd level- one of the backstories behind this progressive movement
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Extraordinary that Guidance for Trans pupils in schools which has been in place from 2015 is being withdrawn or reviewed by local authorities following an anti trans campaign & a request for a judicial review, fronted by Christian Legal Centre affiliated team @commonslibrary
Christian Legal Centre has a long history of threatening to Judicial Reviews to challenge LGBT & Women's Rights. Including attempting actions against the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority; Against Government for At Home Abortions during Covid & bans on Church openings
They supported James Caspian, an MA student who sort a Judical Review after his research essay project (on transgender issues) was sent back for revisions by an Ethics Committee. They supported a Social work student who was expelled for stating "same sex marriage is a sin"
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So, I am at @UIHealth with my Black friend, a Black trans person. They are visiting someone who is in the hospital. While they’re standing in the hospital room, another visitor enters the room and punches them in the face. This person doesn’t say anything. [1]
They don’t greet them. Nothing. They just punch them.

I go directly to the charge nurse a woman named Isabel and I tell her what’s happened. [2]
She goes to the room at @UIHealth, asks my friend if someone has hit them, they say yes, she asks who, they point to the person, she paces back to me, and then gets on the phone. [3]
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"He saw all his friends go off to war and fighting for #America, and he wasn’t #racist going in, but he started going in that direction and became very much of an Islamophobe."--Former white nationalist confirming @kathleen_belew's thesis. #twitterstorians theatlantic.com/politics/archi…
"We don’t currently have any hate-crime laws that apply to online activity, but photoshopping someone’s face onto an Auschwitz prisoner on Twitter isn’t so different from spray-painting a swastika in a synagogue." Dude also confirmed that de-platforming works. #AntiFascism
The crazy thing about this parallel is that it shows how making private property sacrosanct is an impediment to fighting #fascism. It also exposes the contradiction of ideas being treated as intellectual property in some cases but free, open expressions of speech on the other.
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This is a VERY LONG thread about #journalism #ethics #bias #transphobia #islamophobia and newsroom culture Please stick with it, there are some pretty alarming allegations coming up.
@thetimes @pressgazette @theguardian @privateeyenews
@thetimes @pressgazette @theguardian @PrivateEyeNews This is a story from @thetimes on Saturday. It is one of ten that have touched on trans issues this month.
@jjohnjewell @sambrook @stevenjbarnett @ladaprice @docrussjackson @briancathcart
@thetimes @pressgazette @theguardian @PrivateEyeNews @jjohnjewell @sambrook @stevenjbarnett @ladaprice @docrussjackson @BrianCathcart There was another trans court case last week – one that is still ongoing – but it has yet to make any newspaper in England or Scotland. Which is strange because it involves possibly the most famous newspaper in the world.
@transmediawatch @StopFundingHate
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You’ve probably noticed shares from Prairie Freedom Movement, or their offshoots/websites. They’ve installed pro-separatist billboards in AB, SK, and MB.

Their messaging includes anti-globalist, anti-UN, & anti-Islam sentiments. #cdnpoli #abpoli #mbpoli #skpoli

THREAD. /1
Their support for #yellowvestscanada is obvious. /2
PFM shared numerous live feeds from the #unitedweroll convoy /3
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