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Reflecting on Trans Awareness Week and Day of Remembrance

CW: transphobic violence, anti-Black police brutality, suicide Last week was Trans Awareness Week, ending with a solemn Friday that was Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR).  As it coincided with Shabbat, I attended a TDoR Jewish service held online for trans Jews across the UK, along with one of the university’s TDoR events earlier on in […]

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History Months: organise to stop tokenising the marginalised

CW: ableism, anti-Blackness As Disabilities History Month is upon us, it’s important to remember that disabilities justice isn’t just a single month’s thought but an ongoing process where one must challenge wider institutions, including the University of Edinburgh, to stop allowing ableism to be normalised and ingrained in our society. From day-to-day terminology such as […]