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Butterfly or Prophet? A Review

A Biblical Exploration of ITV's Drama Butterfly In Mark 6 Jesus is found to be 'a prophet without honour in his home town'. This passage immediately came to mind as I considered how to respond to ITV's recent drama series Butterfly.  Setting the Scene In Butterfly, Maxine, a young transfeminine person, is supported by her mum to… Continue reading Butterfly or Prophet? A Review

Brave

When I started doing trans advocacy work, my mum sent me a link to the song Brave by Sarah Barielles. 'Say what you wanna say, and let the words fall out. Honestly, I wanna see you be brave.' Later, she sings 'and since your history of silence, don't do you any good, did you think… Continue reading Brave

A Move for Maddie – On bullying and gendered spaces

https://www.gofundme.com/move4maddie Maddie is a child who happens to be trans. She has received threats of physical harm and even death from the parents of other children at her school who are unhappy with them sharing gendered spaces with Maddie. I would urge you to go to the link above, and support Maddie's family in their… Continue reading A Move for Maddie – On bullying and gendered spaces

Why?

Trans people and identities have been in the media a lot recently. Just 13 hours ago the Canadian Post shared an article about a woman complaining after being 'forced' to sleep in the same shelter room as another woman who happens to be trans. Yesterday, a trans rugby player told us, through CNN, that they… Continue reading Why?