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The struggles of being non-binary at university

I was dreading the tutorial. It was my second semester of English Literature, and after a first semester of coasting around the literary world, we were now working chronologically, which…

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…

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…

This Halloween, the bogeyman cometh in the form of hate

Content warning: transphobia. There is a moment in the trailer for the latest entry in the Halloween movie series where a child asks for the cupboard door in their room…

Ann Henderson triggers controversy over ‘transphobic’ Twitter support

Content Warning: Transphobia Ann Henderson, Rector of the University of Edinburgh, has been seen affirmatively responding to tweets by allegedly transphobic organisations. Henderson’s official Twitter account retweeted about a drop-in…

Discrimination at the Big Cheese: student evicted from gendered bathrooms at Potterrow’s club night

Content warning: transphobia A student was forcibly removed from The Big Cheese at Potterrow for using a bathroom that did not match their presumed gender, on the night of 25…

Stonewall apology for failing trans community insufficient

Nate, a trans student, writes about Stonewall’s new trans equality campaign. Since its inception, Stonewall – ­the largest lesbian, gay and bisexual equality organization in Europe – has effectively ‘stonewalled’…