Twitter, Facebook, and other websites need to step up against abuse. Until they do, they are helping to normalise hate
Aimee Challenor is an openly transgender woman from Coventry. She's the Equalities (LGBTIQA+) Spokesperson for the Green Party of England and Wales, the Co-Convener of the Global Greens LGBT+ Network, and a member of the Stonewall Trans Advisory Group.
Let’s fight for full equality together - After celebrating International Women’s Day, let’s keep supporting all women; cis women, trans women, women of all genders and none
09/03/2018 17:04 GMT
Trans people are far more likely to have contact with the mental health system, and are at much higher risk of mental health issues
20/11/2017 14:39 GMT
The Greens are still relevant and are a worthy progressive force in British politics, we're holding people and parties to account whether it's by calling out the government for bringing the NHS to its knees or fighting an extreme Brexit., we're supporting our allies in other parties when we agree, and we'll always stand up for what matters and fight for an inclusive, tolerant society with a positive vision for a sustainable future.
19/06/2017 17:06 BST
28/04/2017 21:44 BST
As a member of the Stonewall Trans Advisory Group, I've enjoyed working with a diverse group of trans people, to produce a succinct document, outlining the path to acceptance over the next five years.
05/04/2017 15:01 BST
Trans people, including trans young people, don't want to face abuse, we don't want to have our identities questioned on national media, so why on earth do people still believe we "choose" to be trans? Why would anyone choose to go through all this? What we need is support. We need allies, we need our human rights to be respected.
13/01/2017 12:19 GMT
Mermaids is a highly valued charity that offers specialist advice and support to trans people and their families and we hope it will continue to be able to perform this vital role. No parent wants to make the difficulties of growing up any harder for their child and sadly society does not yet fully respect the rights of trans people.
31/10/2016 12:34 GMT
Far, far more needs to be done. If we are to create a society in which transgender and non-binary people enjoy the same rights as their cisgender friends, a number of changes must urgently take place.
10/07/2016 23:02 BST
The campaigning period for the Green Party of England and Wales internal elections is now upon us. The campaign period will be running throughout July, with the vote being conducted between the 25th of July, and the 25th of August. So that the results may be announced at the Green Party's Autumn Conference in Birmingham on the 2nd of September.
06/07/2016 11:03 BST
I hope that Nicky Morgan will publish the Government's response soon, Transphobia is not inevitable, nor is it unbeatable, we need our legal rights. We need to continue working with trans activists and allies to continue the fight for real equality.
11/05/2016 10:57 BST
We live in an amazingly diverse society, surely our politics should reflect that? Luckily more and more people are agreeing - but there's still some small changes we need to make to get there.
15/04/2016 17:44 BST
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