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“Silence is not an option”

SNP transphobia debate spills into university and public discourse TW: Transphobia, transmisogyny  Transphobic stickers have been found in locations across Edinburgh in the past week, near to the University of Edinburgh’s main George Square campus.  Yellow stickers declaring “ScotGov you’re being rather SILLY” “If you think a woman has a WILLY” followed by “#SexNotGender” and […]

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Analysing transmisogyny and how it harms trans women

Definitions Transgender (trans): an individual who identifies as a different gender to the one they were assigned at birth Cisgender (cis): an individual who identifies with the gender they were assigned at birth Transmisogyny: the intersection between transphobia and misogyny against women; this intersection is the name of oppression towards trans women Epistemic: relating to […]

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The University of Edinburgh is ignoring institutional transphobia

Content warning: transmisogyny Definitions: Transgender (Trans): An individual who identifies as a different gender as the one they were assigned at birth Cisgender (Cis): An individual who identifies with the gender they were assigned at birth Transmisogyny: The intersection between transphobia and misogyny against women; this intersection is the name of oppression towards trans women […]