Friday , 23 August 2019

Tag Archives: identity

Germaine Greer: Transwomen are “not women”


  The BBC has reported today that prominent feminist academic and author Germaine Greer has said that transgender women are, “not women”. She has justified this statement by her opinion that transgender women do not, “look like, sound like or behave like women”. As a transwoman and feminist I reject her words utterly and deplore the potential harm with which ...

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Huge steps forward in Malta


Gabi Calleja has been a pioneering voice for LGBTI inclusivity in Malta for over a decade. As co-ordinator of the Malta Gay Rights Movement (MGRM), her work supporting the republic’s LGBTI community has coincided with a number of radical political reforms and a gradual shift in social attitudes. What is happening in Malta, and why does progress appear to be ...

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Does sports education contribute to homophobia?

Homophobia in sports education

A new Australian research revealed that four out of five school students have experienced casual homophobia in Physical Education (PE) lessons while a quarter have been physically abused by classmates during school sporting activities directly contributing to depression and anxiety among victims. The research findings of the study by Melbourne’s Victoria University, in conjunction with Australian mental health charity Beyondblue ...

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