Many thanks to @bloodandt3rf for this critically timed podcast. We truly appreciate all the energy our comrades across the pond have been putting into building bridges with US organizers to combat organized transphobia.

We’re here, we’re seeing it, and working our asses off.
Also a big thank you to @HarryJosieGiles for permission to mirror her Medium post mentioned in this podcast. American viewers looking for resistance strategies can find a copy here:…
On that note, if there’s stuff in here that speaks to you and you’re worried about healthcare, reach out to us! HLN is piecing together archived intel, informative analysis of different groups and their networks of influence, and resistance strategies you can use on the ground.
We are also working on building relationships with national organizations that can help, journalists and analysts, and local groups for support around trans health care. All really important stuff right now.
It’s a lot of work for two people, and we only know our own experiences. This is when we need to start coming together and build the resistance. Please connect so we can work together, especially if there’s ways we can be effective supports for black and indigenous trans folks!

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13 Mar
Yesterday was #DetransAwarenessDay, a day that should have highlighted unity between trans and detrans people for collective liberation.

Unfortunately, as the day progressed, it became evident that the initiative was uplifted by groups that reinforce systematic oppression.
We watched as practitioners or advocates of conversion therapy advertised themselves, trolls circulated trans-antagonistic memes, and even "positive" coverage from white nationalist media.

None of this benefits trans, detrans, or gender non-conforming people seeking health care.
What is more troubling is the fact that when said white nationalist coverage was brought to the organizers' attention, and they were asked to take a stand against it, we got dismissive responses.

As individuals who such groups seek to eliminate, this response is unacceptable.
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