All entries for January 2013

January 29, 2013

Who invited "ex–gay" activists to the House of Commons?

A debate on gay conversion therapy is being held in a Parliamentary committee room tomorrow.

Entitled “Sexual reorientation therapy: Freedom to change?”, the event has been organised by two right-wing Christian organisations: Christian Concern and Core Issues (“God’s heart in sexual and relational brokenness”).

Speakers include Core Issues director and “ex-gay” campaigner Dr Mike Davidson (who was stripped of his professional credentials in 2012) and Dr Joseph Berger, a consultant psychiatrist from Canada who denies the existence of trans people and advocates child abuse.

>>>Read more at Lesbilicious.

January 18, 2013

CSWG Graduate Seminar Series: Spring Term schedule 2013

cswg spring 2013

January 17, 2013

Transphobia in the Guardian: no excuse for hate speech

Julie Burchill’s bizarrely vitriolic attack on trans people raises a couple of important questions. Firstly, why is it that some lesbian and bisexual women find it so hard to comprehend the oppression of others? And secondly, why is it that The Guardian continues to offer a platform for such vile hate speech?

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