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From America They Came For Me

I will get around to writing some business related things here at some point, but for now – I am on a rant about LGB and being trans. And America (well parts of it). OK actually this blog is about business too – and it is also about fairness and equality. The UK Government have
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Sparkle and Me

A few months ago I announced to the trustees of Sparkle – the national transgender charity, that I was stepping down as the Chair and as a trustee. With the other trustees, I took the organisation from a weekend celebration to a national charity, expanded The Sparkle Weekend in July to over 10,000 attendees and
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What’s it like to be a trans employee?

I read with interest the Totaljobs employee survey about trans people – a survey completed by trans people about their job and career. They should be congratulated by taking up the chance to collate this survey and sharing it with a wide audience. If you are trans there are no really surprises (it’s not great),
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CIS Privilege – A 1st World Problem

If I see another article on CIS privilege, I might just have give up my trans-rights and go back to being CIS and defend them. When are some trans people going to stop blaming everyone who identifies with their birth gender as someone that is hateful and out to get them. They don’t speak for
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More That's Pride - On Football!?

For anyone that knows me fairly well me and football don’t get on. Yes, I enjoy the watching the odd game – but I really just don’t get it. Anyway – I was talking with Comedian, Radio 4 Writer and ‘Gay Gooner’ Johnathan Paylor, and regular host Ashleigh Talbot about Gay Premiership Footballers (or lack of
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