Today on the Pride Month Calendar we’re learning about the third of four flags. Here’s some questions to help you (and a handy website).
- Who designed the flag?
- When was it first used?
- What do the stripes represent?
In the last few years there has been a lot of discussion in the press and social media, presenting trans rights as a debate.
Trans rights are trans rights. They are not a debate. Someone’s identity is not a debate.
The intensity of attacks in the media is similar to the attacks on gay and bi men in the 1980s during the AIDS epidemic.
Attacks are never just limited to the media. Two in five trans people in Britain (41 per cent) have experienced a hate crime or incident because of their gender identity in the last 12 months (Stonewall, 2018).
Everyone can be a trans ally. Here’s 100 ways to do that.