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Announcing new Scottish Trans Alliance Manager

We’re very sorry to say that James Morton has stepped down as Scottish Trans Alliance Manager, in order to take on a new career opportunity. James has led the STA since it began in 2007, and has grown it to four staff with a leadership role on trans equality in Scotland, so we will really miss him. James will continue to work part-time for Scottish Trans Alliance as a consultant, for a few months, so he will still be around and Read more…

Our response to the UK Government’s announcement on the Gender Recognition Act

Today’s announcement by the UK Government that they intend to make only tiny improvements to the Gender Recognition Act in England and Wales is disappointing but not surprising. Reducing the fees is a welcome change. Moving the process online without any change to the underlying requirements will leave the majority of problems with the process still in place: it pathologises trans people by relying on a psychiatric diagnosis, it requires us to submit intrusive medical evidence about our bodies and Read more…

Letter to the Sun from trans activists

Below in full is the letter we wrote to the Sun in response to their front page on 12th June 2020, as well as a full list of signatories. You can read media coverage of the letter at: The Guardian Pink News Dear Victoria Newton, We write to you in shock and dismay at the abhorrent front page of today's Sun Newspaper (12/6/2020) in which you gave voice to JK Rowling’s abuser. Misogyny is a pervasive force and one that treats survivors and victims of Read more…