Helen Belcher of Trans Media Watch explains why UK trans people are really scared right now.
For some time trans people have understood the current media debate in the UK isn’t actually about the Gender Recognition Act. Instead, it is about our basic rights to live and move as full members of our society.
…Most trans people I know in the UK are now absolutely terrified.
They understand an arcane procedure for changing legal gender is probably going to be maintained in some form.
But they realize their ability to function in any meaningful way as members of our society is about to be removed