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May 28 12 tweets 2 min read
Another legal explainer coming up

Attorney-General Suella Braverman has the law wrong (there's an argument to say that she has deliberately lied about the law and is thereby breaching her professional ethical requirements)

She has the law wrong in multiple regards:

1/ 1. Any trans or non-binary person of any age has the s.7 Equality Act 2010 protected characteristic of Gender Reassignment

2. Section 7 applies to any relevant person regardless of age and regardless of whether they have a Gender Recognition Certificate or not

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Apr 4 40 tweets 6 min read
Right, let's tear this pile o'sh*te a new one

Stand by for a thread on just how bad the new "guidance" is (and why it isn't guidance)

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1/n 1) Guidance

The EHRC is tasked with providing guidance on the Equality Act 2010 (EqA). The way it's done is that the EHRC writes up guidance to be reviewed and passed by Parliament, and this is then published as the Statutory Codes of Practice

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Apr 3 14 tweets 2 min read
I think it's time to have a hard conversation. One about the small fraction of trans activists who have spent the past few years claiming that fighting for GRA reform was wrong, that we should have focused our energy on bigger things

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i) Getting a Gender Recognition Certificate isn't important to you? How nice. But to demand that a better process shouldn't be fought for because you personally don't want one is selfishness through and through

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May 27, 2020 39 tweets 6 min read
The rise of transphobia in the Uk and where did it come from

Back a while ago I interviewed by @WhatTheTrans (*waves* Heya!) and was asked where I thought this transphobia had come from

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My answer was that it’s always been there in the UK because an awful lot of bigotry has always been here in the UK and routinely ignored because we’re constantly fed a lie that is not what we’re like as a country

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