What a clusterfuck it must be to a Palestinian who’s LGBTQ, I mean not only are you going to be victimised by the Israeli government’s apartheid regime against the Palestinian people but you’ll also going to be victimised by other Palestinians for being LGBTQ, not only do you run the risk of being shot or rocketed to death by the Israeli Defence Force for being Palestinian but you’re also at risk of being thrown off the top of a rooftop by other Palestinians for being LGBTQ.
Nobody can help being Palestinian, nobody can help being
LGBTQ, nobody should ever be discriminated or persecuted because of stuff they
can’t help such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or
age, it kind of goes without saying that a political leftist physically
disabled Jewish transsexual lesbian such as myself would espouse this. Because
I’m a trans woman who is a lesbian, Zionists love to challenge me for having supported
justice for the Palestinian people & critical of the Israeli government when
its evident that homophobia/transphobia is rampant amongst the Palestinian populous
& LGBTQ Palestinians are being persecuted by other Palestinians for being
LGBTQ whereas within the state of Israel itself LGBTQ rights are progressively
on par with Western Europe. Other then the recent decision by the Palestinian
Authority to ban the activities of pro LGBTQ groups, I’m well aware there are
no protections or rights for Palestinians who are LGBTQ in the West Bank or Gaza,
yes I know in Gaza controlled by Hamas that LGBTQ people are being thrown off
rooftops no doubt excuse for which is no doubt poisonous religious
interpretation, yes LGBTQ rights in Israel are comparative to LGBTQ rights in Western
European, but none of this excuses the racist policies of the Israeli
government against the Palestinian people.
One of the oddities during the Apartheid era in my native
South Africa was transsexuals had rights & legal protections which were in
fact far more progressive then they were in the UK at that time, but how
progressive the apartheid regime in South Africa happened to be in regards
trans people this was never an excuse the savagely rabid racism of the apartheid
regime in treating non Whites like shit & the same goes for Israeli
government being ever so progressive when it comes to LGBTQ rights doesn’t
excuse the Israeli government orchestrating an apartheid regime as it has
against the Palestinian people.
No matter how rampant homophobia/transphobia might be
amongst the Palestinian people this doesn’t excuse the racism of the Israeli
government towards Palestinians, two wrongs don’t make a right, despite some
Zionists thinking it does. I have encountered Zionists who seem to think Palestinians
being homophobic/transphobic as fuck is enough of an excuse to go bomb the shit
out of Palestinian communities, but that’s not actually why the Israeli Defence
Force are shooting or rocketing Palestinians is it, no the IDF are firing upon
Palestinians for purely being Palestinians no matter if they’re homophobic/transphobic
I condemn both the Palestinian Authority & Hamas for being
homophobic/transphobic & equally I condemn the Israeli government for being
racist as fuck & overall I just fucking despair & most of all feel for
Palestinians who are LGBTQ literally getting shot on both sides.
I’ve been downing Tramadol this morning after Trans Pride Brighton as if they were fucking Smarties due to the physical agony attending events such as Trans Pride Brighton & Pride in London has on disabled me, however the physical agony I now feel due to my exertions yesterday in attending TPB was worth it not only when it comes to the reward in being able to do my bit to champion the trans cause & to shout loudly & proudly trans is beautiful, but because this was the best TPB for me on a personal level specifically due to two fellow trans women I met
I want to give a special mention to both Patricia & Dee who I met at Trans Pride Brighton as they were both were really sweet by simply being welcoming of me, with being autistic & physically disabled I’ve often found it hard to socially connect with people at events such as TPB & often found people who I thought would be friendly towards me not actually being very welcoming of me at all, so yeah it meant a lot there were people at TPB wanting to know me & who I also discovered really value the stuff I write. Patricia is the chief organiser of the trans group I’ve more often than not marched with in the Pride London parade, though we’ve only recently become far more friendly to one another & I’ve discovered that despite various political differences Patricia is one of the sweetest trans women I’ve ever met, I also discovered that despite our political differences Patricia has been moved to tears by some of the articles I’ve written of late. Dee I met for the first time at TPB 2019, I actually thought she was going to ask for my autograph as she really did come over as something of a mega fan of my whole ‘don’t give a fuck’ style of writing, she was definitely expressing a great deal of praise about me as a writer to her friends, I’m seriously blown the fuck away because usually I’m met with quite a bit of indifference about the stuff I write even from those who claim they ‘care’ about me.
As lovely as it might have been for Trans Pride Brighton to facilitate my ego being massaged & thus helping to make this the best TPB on a personal level, of far more importance is that organisers are saying overall this is the best TPB there’s been so far, there definitely appeared to be more people participating in the TPB parade along the Brighton seafront & there definitely were more attendees both trans & cis at the park event & the park was chock full stalls more then there’s previously been giving out info on all kinds of trans related stuff.
Well I’m pleased to report this year’s Trans Pride Brighton there was no attempt by terfy transphobic bigoted motherfuckers to spoil the event with some disruptive stunt to push their odious agenda of transphobic hate, though the bigoted motherfuckers have been getting their panties in a bind online about Green Party MP & former party leader Caroline Lucas having attended TPB. Caroline Lucas was indeed in attendance at this year’s TPB & it’s not the first she’s attended because as being the local MP she also steadfastly supports greater equality & social-justice for trans people & reiterated this in the awesome speech she gave when addressing those of us who were about to participate in the TPB parade along Brighton’s promenade, I’d expect nothing from Caroline because I’ve long known she’s fucking awesome!
Maybe it’s time terfy transphobic bigoted motherfuckers twigged
they’re very much on the wrong side of history as they’ve lost their culture
war against the trans community which was always was fucking asinine in the
first place, because it’s not just Caroline Lucas or Jeremy Corbyn & MPs on
the left of the political spectrum who support trans people’s wish to live free
as their true selves & to do so without harassment for being their true
selves. Maybe terfy transphobic bigoted motherfuckers ought to do the decent
thing & fuck off & literally choked on their sour grapes, certainly
time they realised their political friends aren’t to be found on the radical-left
but on the far-right, as TERFs obsessive hatred of trans people & in
particular of trans women has a great deal in common with the far-right &
their brand of bigoted hate.
One thing which I took away from this year’s Trans Pride
Brighton which gave me hope for the future was when talking to younger trans
& non binary activists whilst marching in the TPB parade who like myself
fear the increasing rise of the far-right & thus are very much dedicated to
campaigning against the threat the far-right pose, good news to hear the future
generation of trans activists are taking the threat which the far-right pose
far more seriously as it’s been my experience in the recent past that those Guardian
reading middle-class trans women who’ve tended to steer the direction of the
trans community have been far too complacent about the threat which the
far-right pose & thus have never been that willing to do anything to
effectively campaign against the far-right.
The growth of Trans Pride Brighton from where it started in
back in 2013 to the size it is in 2019 has been an astonishing success & I’m
proud to have been part of it’s success, long may TPB grow & have
increasing success in being able to raise awareness of the trans cause & to
champion trans is beautiful! As long as terfy transphobic bigots have influence
in the mainstream media, so long as the mainstream media continues to attack
the trans community, so long as there are increasing physical assaults motivated
by transphobic hate, so long as trans people aren’t receiving adequate healthcare,
so long as the far-right pose a threat to there being diversity & tolerance
of diversity, there will be a need for TPB.
MPs voted yesterday by 383 to 73 to extend same-sex-marriage to Northern Ireland which is the last major region of the UK where same-sex-marriage is not yet legal. So 73 MPs were prepared to prohibit gays & lesbians having marriage equality thus every last one of those 73 proving themselves homophobic bigots. Obviously amongst the 73 homophobic MPs who voted against extending same-sex-marriage to Northern Ireland were the parliamentary presence of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). It shouldn’t be any surprise the DUP are homophobic bigots after all they’ve along history of sectarian bigotry, having been founded by infamous evangelical Christian hate-preacher Ian Paisley who would have thought the country of Gilead depicted in the Handmaid’s Tale was frigging paradise on earth, yeah well my response to the DUP voting against same-sex-marriage being extended to Northern Ireland is if they wish Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom as they dearly profess they want it to be then I suggest they adopt & respect those laws reinforcing LGBTQ equality which there are in the rest of the UK!
Journalist & television presenter Esther Rantzen said
about a decade ago that people in Northern Ireland were ‘addicted to hate’, it’s
certainly the one place in the UK in desperate need of a serious atheist enema
because not only is Northern Ireland a place where there appears to be a
tolerance for religious intolerance being rife but religious intolerance is
fucking celebrated! Rather then every summer there being Pride parades in
Northern Ireland celebrating peace, love & acceptance of diversity, people
in Northern Ireland prefer to have parades celebrating sectarian bigotry & riots
on the streets about a battle fought over 300 years ago. Protestant Orange
Lodge type bigots will no doubt prove my point when it comes to sectarian
bigotry because they’ll likely accuse me of being prejudice against them on the
grounds I’m a Celtic F.C supporter thus I must be a Catholic sympathiser, regardless
of the fact I’m an atheistic Jew & no friend of the Roman Catholic Church for
all the heinous bullshit its been responsible for throughout the centuries, but
yes I’m prejudice I’m prejudice against those who are prejudice against stuff
people can’t help like being LGBTQ & if I did live in Northern Ireland I
would vote Sinn Fein because as well as being economically socialist they unlike
the DUP are fully support LGBTQ equality.
Ah but of course the sectarian & homophobic DUP bigots
will say that same-sex-marriage goes against the word of their mystical sky
daddy. Just as much as people being instructed what to do by fairies at the
bottom of the garden doesn’t trump secular law nor does what’s written in some
old crusty book which nutcase religious zealots reckon is the word of their
make belief sky daddy. God, Allah, Yahweh or the Flying Spaghetti Monster ain’t
real, but LGBTQ people are real & prohibiting them from having equality has
a real impact upon their quality of life. Nobody is stopping anybody in
Northern Ireland praying to whatever mystical entity they want just prohibiting
the belief in some mystical entity as an excuse for bigotry towards the LGBTQ
community (particularly state sponsored bigotry), which is how it should be in
a modern secular liberal democracy.
Anyways before all us LGBTQ activists go woo-frigging-hoo
about same-sex-marriage being extended to Northern Ireland, a word of caution because
even though MPs voted overwhelmingly to extend same-sex-marriage to Northern
Ireland, it’s as yet not going to be fully legal in Northern Ireland &
might still not be due to legalities there are regarding the situation of the Northern
Ireland Assembly, essentially the devolved Northern Ireland Assembly hasn’t sat
in session since 2017 when the devolved power sharing government executive collapsed
due to a bitter row between the DUP & Sinn Fein, if matters can’t be
resolved by October 21st then there’ll be a return to direct rule
from Westminster which certainly won’t be good for peace in Northern Ireland
but it would mean same-sex-marriage automatically becoming legal in Northern
Ireland, if however by October 21st the DUP & Sinn Fein manage
to resolve their differences & there’s a return of the power sharing
government in Northern Ireland then the issue of same-sex marriage would be a
matter for the Northern Ireland Assembly to decide & as the DUP will have a
majority of seats in the Assembly same-sex-marriage wouldn’t become legal in
Considering the amount of hate there appears to be rife in
Northern Ireland, imposing same-sex-marriage wouldn’t be such a bad thing, not
just because LGBTQ equality is a fundamental human right, but because all LGBTQ
people in Northern Ireland want to do is the same as LGBTQ people want to do elsewhere
which is to celebrate love one another & by enabling LGBTQ in Northern
Ireland to celebrate love for one another it might help spread the love in a
place where a great deal more love is sorely needed.
With this past Saturday having been Pride in London & possibly in reaction to transphobes having disrupted the start of last year’s Pride in London parade to push their odious agenda of trans exclusion, Jeremy Corbyn authored an article for Pink News urging the rejection of transphobic campaigns. Being a trans woman who’s met Jeremy Corbyn on several occasions & spoken with him on those occasions about trans rights & knowing he has one the best (if not the best) voting records of any MP when it comes to trans issues, I’m certain he fully supports equality for trans people, but the same can’t be said sadly for a good proportion of those who appear to be his most hardcore supporters.
When I posted the article Jeremy had authored for Pink News
speaking out against transphobic campaigns on various Facebook groups in support
of Jeremy as Labour leader, well some of the responses included ‘He didn’t write the article so it can’t be
assumed these are actually his views’ & ‘transphobia comes from the right
so I really hope he is not taken in by the reframing of feminism as transphobia’
& other more extreme transphobic TERF type bullshit hate, I don’t know if
any of those posting this shite are actual paid up Labour Party members, because
despite Labour in the past year having expelled a number of transphobic
activists. Labour still have an issue with transphobia amongst it’s ranks probably
greater then there’s an issue with antisemitism. Unlike with antisemitism where
there’s some ambiguity because people conflate legitimate criticism of the Israeli
government with actual hatred of Jewish people, with transphobia its pretty
black & white, if you deny the gender identity of any trans woman & deny
them equal rights with any cis woman then you are being transphobic, plus if
you are prepared to deny equality to trans women & trans people in general
then you are in fact going against the principles which Labour have long
espouse, but the nastiness there’s been within Labour hasn’t in fact surprised
me as over years I’ve become increasingly aware of the lack of support with there
is with the hard left when it comes to the concerns of LGBTQ people & in
particular criticism of Pride in London.
I can’t say that the criticisms of Pride in London having
become ‘too commercialised & corporate’ is necessarily a disguised
homophobic/transphobic agenda as I’ve heard plenty of criticism of Pride in
London having become too corporate from LGBTQ activists on the left of the
political spectrum, Peter Tatchell has certainly been one prominent LGBTQ
activist on the political left who’s been extremely vocal in protesting that
Pride’s political message is being lost due to all the commercialisation &
corporate sponsorship there’s now associated with Pride in London. Having
attended Pride in London now for many years, I’ve seen the increasing corporate
involvement in the event with Apple, Facebook, Barclays, Sainsbury’s & even
the housing association who are my landlord having floats in the parade going
through the streets of London, but it’s that corporate sponsorship which keeps
Pride free for me & every other LGBTQ activist who does have a political
message to march in the parade.
It’s not as if I don’t sympathise with some of the anticapitalist criticisms against Pride in London, the main argument being it’s all very well for tech giants such as Facebook, Apple & Amazon being socially progressive in publicly supporting LGBTQ friendly, but these companies dodge paying corporation tax in UK & any other taxes they should be paying. Of course the likes of Amazon & Apple & whichever other major corporation should be forced to pay the taxes they ought to be paying if they want to trade in this country, as its unfair to small & medium sized businesses as well as a detriment to society as a whole, but this doesn’t take away from the fact the likes of Apple & Amazon are prepared to be seen to support LGBTQ Pride events, would you rather those corporations weren’t LGBTQ friendly & supportive of the LGBTQ community?
I can remember a time when it was perfectly legal for a
company to sack an employee for being LGBTQ & I don’t particularly want to
back that kind bullshit which leads me onto the criticism lefties who are far
more cynical have against Pride in London, this being various corporations
support Pride in London as it’s a means of free advertising by having a float
plastered with their corporate logo in the parade traversing the streets of the
capital yet if you delved a bit deeper into how these companies actually treat
their employees you’d likely find these companies aren’t as LGBTQ friendly as
they’d like us to believe, hey I’m not going to deny that some of those same
corporations who have floats in the Pride in London parade aren’t as LGBTQ
friendly as they’d like you to believe & if there are corporations who are
pledging support for LGBTQ Pride but are still treating LGBTQ employees like
shit for being LGBTQ then this definitely needs to be exposed & opposed.
It’s a misnomer that corporations get ‘free advertising’ by
having a float in the Pride in London parade plastered in their corporate logo,
they actually have to pay to have a float in the parade & their
contributions ensure I & other trans members of the LGBTQ community get to
march in the Pride in London parade for free & thus trans people get the
opportunity to promote the need for greater trans equality for free & there
is definitely a need to be promoting greater trans equality & I nor any
trans activist is going to turn down such an opportunity, ah but the hard left anticapitalist
argument here is its all very well corporate sponsorship of Pride in London
helping trans people to campaign for justice & equality but what about
those same corporations being unscrupulous & unethical in it’s business
practices in the developing world by employing child labour & generally
fucking up the environment & whatever other egregious bullshit, to which my
response is if major corporations are up to no fucking good in the developing
world is the same as above which is expose & oppose the fuckers.
It’s not just with Pride in London being too capitalistic
which the hard left has an issue with, nor is it just with trans women because a
number have been indoctrinated with transphobic rhetoric mistakenly thinking
it’s ‘radical feminism’, my impression is it’s with the entire LGBTQ community
& our struggle. My experience over the years since I came out as a trans
woman & a lesbian, is the hard left aren’t in fact that supportive of the
LGBTQ community, my conclusion as to why they’re not as supportive as you might
think a political grouping who bangs on awful about equality would be is it’s maybe
due the hard left view just about everything through the prism of class
struggle & thus seem to view the LGBTQ community & our own struggle as
the product of bourgeois vanity & decadence, or maybe it’s because LGBTQ
issues cut across the class divide thus they’re Tory toffs who are LGBTQ &
if you’re narrowminded enough to view everyfuckingthing through the prism of
class struggle then you’re going to be all at sea when it comes to those issues
which cut cross the class divide. Maybe the hard left haven’t been as
supportive as they use to be of the LGBTQ community is due to there being
greater LGBTQ acceptance there are LGBTQ people living more comfortable lives,
maybe it’s because LGBTQ people aren’t screaming for the complete destruction
of neoliberal-capitalist system, maybe it’s just because of residual
Yes the Labour Party needed to move to the left as Blairites were far too much in love with neoliberal-capitalism & neoliberal-capitalism hasn’t been serving the interests of the many, but the less I felt welcomed as a trans woman within the party the further the party travelled leftwards with not just tolerance for those espousing transphobic rhetoric but electing them to positions of influence & power within the party, the party wouldn’t tolerate racists so which it tolerating transphobes, well this once-upon-a-time paid up member of the Labour Party who voted for Jeremy Corbyn to lead the party is now no longer a member, sure I’ll vote Labour at the next General Election but that’s only because I’m not a single issue voter & the Green Party have just as much of an issue with transphobic bigots amongst their membership.
Pride in London is the one day of the year where you get
cheered on for being trans & that you get cheered on by hundreds of
thousands lining the streets of the capital as you march in the Pride parade for
being trans is an experience that’s exhilarating as feck, it’s the reason I’ve kept
on marching year on year in the Pride in London parade since I came out as
trans almost a decade ago, no matter year after year the increasing physical pain
I feel from participating in the Pride in London parade. But it’s not just the
personal exhilaration I feel from being cheered on as I walk through the
streets of London for being trans as to why I’ll put up with the physical anguish
I’m feeling right now despite having been chugging Tramadol as if they were
smarties, I’m prepared to endure physical pain from marching around London on a
humid Saturday afternoon to further trans visibility because it’s the least I
can do when far too many trans women & trans men &
gender-non-conforming people have suffered far worse for simply being visibly
A reminder of the role trans people have played in the struggle for LGBTQ acceptance came at Pride in London with public address announcers on the route of the march with remembrance that this year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots & it was trans women who were central to instigating the Stonewall Riots, a reminder that trans women were central to the most significant event which led to the LGBTQ civil rights movement as we now know it & thus we were very much involved at the very inception of LGBTQ civil rights movement, we’ve always been part of the LGBTQ community & central to pushing for greater LGBTQ acceptance no matter how much TERF & truscum bigoted fucks attempt to rewrite history. Yes unfortunately there were TERF bigots at yesterday’s Pride in London parade, a group of TERF bigots did come running past the trans group I was marching with as we waited to set off on the parade shouting some bullshit about how this wasn’t our pride but theirs, yeah well we loudly told them in no uncertain terms to FUCK OFF!
At least with 2019’s Pride in London there wasn’t a repeat of what happened last year when a group of TERF bigots hijacked the start of the parade to push their hatefully odious agenda of trans exclusion, instead this Pride in London was led with a lesbian group showing solidarity with trans sisters by marching with a #LwiththeT banner, an obvious attempt of Pride in London organisers to make amends. Though it was good move to have a lesbian group lead the Pride in London parade as misconceptions need be dispelled & the truth needs to be illustrated that the vast majority of cis lesbians do in fact support their trans sisters, an illustration that with the LGBTQ community there’s more which unites us then divides us, personally I would have still preferred if an out & out trans group had led the parade as a means to make a amends for last year as well as acknowledgement of the contribution trans people have made to the LGBTQ community with this being the year which marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots etc.
I’m not sure as to exact reason why Mermaids a trans charity which helps
trans youth weren’t at the front of this year’s Pride in London parade because
it would have been fitting as it would have shown solidarity from Pride in
London against the continuous attacks in the Tory press against Mermaids for
daring to actually help & support trans kids, however Mermaids did have a
presence further back in the parade & did make an impression with their
I’m glad Mermaids were in attendance at this year’s Pride in London just as I’m glad of all the trans presence there was at this year’s Pride in London, trans visibility is so vital to the trans community gaining greater social-justice & didn’t hurt that TransPals whom I was marching with had a fuck off gigantic Trans Pride flag hehehe.
I actually want to close this article by giving special
thanks to Patricia Curtis of TransPals as she far too much grief & not
enough thanks for the work as a trans activist she does.
I’ll most definitely be waving my Trans Pride flag tomorrow whilst marching in the annual Pride in London parade & I hope I’m one of many visible trans people who’ll be participating in London’s annual Pride parade or amongst the crowds lining the streets cheering the parade on because trans visibility at LGBT Pride events is so vital to the trans cause.
The Stonewall Riots were the most significant event which led to the proliferation of Pride parades celebrating LGBTQ diversity in just about every major westernised city around the globe as part of the modern-day civil rights movement which all trans people living in the western world have benefited from. This of course marks the 50th anniversary since the Stonewall Riots & no matter what transphobic arseholes within the LGBTQ community resentful of trans inclusion might say or what transphobic enemies from outside the LGBTQ community might say in an attempt to either malign or blatantly erase trans involvement in the Stonewall Riots, the fact remains trans women were instrumental in the instigation of the Stonewall Riots, the likes of trans legend Jayne County along with notable trans women such as Marsha P Johnson were very much in the amidst of it all. Trans people have always been part of the LGBTQ civil rights movement from it’s very inception & as far as I’m concerned we should remain very much part of the LGBTQ movement, you don’t have to tell me there is hostility towards trans people coming from within the LGBTQ community, what with the whole #DropTheT bullshit campaign on social-media & that the majority of the most rabid transphobic bigots are lesbians (TERFs), I know from my experience of having sat on the national executive of LGBT Labour that trans concerns are more often than not overlooked by the rest of the LGBTQ community, but the answer isn’t to say fuck it & run away, to do so would achieve nothing as the trans community is simply not strong enough to stand alone, plus I along many trans women are very much very much LGBTQ as any other ‘bonafide’ member of the LGBTQ community as we are lesbians as well as trans women.
Considering the hostility there’s been from some individuals within the LGBTQ community towards trans people, considering a group of bigoted TERFs disrupted last year’s Pride in London parade to push their odious agenda of transphobic hate & the rumour there were Pride in London organisers complicit in helping TERFs disrupt last year’s Pride parade in the capital, I know there might be a substantial number of trans people who’ll be thinking of boycotting this year’s Pride in London, but I’d strongly urge them not to do so as that is exactly what transphobes want. I personally think it’s utter bollocks there were Pride in London organisers complicit in helping TERFs disrupt last year’s event, as a bunch of TERF bigots preaching hate is antithetical to the image peace & love & pride in LGBTQ diversity which Pride in London would want to convey. I actually strongly suspect the rumour about there were Pride in London organisers complicit in helping TERFs disrupt last year’s Pride event was in fact started by transphobes in an attempt to dissuade trans people to come to this year’s Pride event in London or any future Pride event in London, yeah well one should never give into bullies, trans people wouldn’t have accomplished as much as we have since the Stonewall riots in ’69 if we had kotowed to homophobic/transphobic motherfucking bullies & we won’t secure greater justice for ourselves unless we don’t stand steadfast & resolute in being out, loud & proud not only in being trans but in being LGBTQ
There’s more which unites lesbians, gays, bisexuals,
transgender & genderqueer people then divides us, yes I’ve detailed some of
the hostility towards trans people which I’ve witnessed from within the LGBTQ
community, but let’s be honest this is coming in the main from a minute bigoted
minority within a minority & the problem with rabid transphobes within the
LGBTQ community is the same problem with all extremists of any stripe which they’ll
shout the loudest thus get heard & go to the nth degree to make their point
thus get publicity etc, the truth however is that 95% of the LGBTQ community
are in fact onside when it comes to supporting trans people & very much of
the mentality there’s more which unites us then divides us.
Despite the increase in people coming out as trans & this
has obviously helped the growth of the trans community, we are still not a
community which is strong enough to stand on its own in campaigning for better
civil rights, equality & justice, we still need to align ourselves with the
rest of the LGBTQ community, so if trans people aren’t visible at Pride events nor
generally visible within LGBTQ community then its far harder to keep people
within the LGBTQ community onside in supporting trans equality or combatting
what hostility towards trans people there might happen to be. Of course trans women
such as India Willoughby being uber conservative truscum fuckwits will always
go out of their way to say they’re not part of the LGBTQ community & will
frequently be publicly hostile towards the LGBTQ, encouraging hostility &
division with the rest of the LGBTQ community really isn’t the way to go when campaigning
for greater justice for trans people & greater respect for gender diversity,
it’s in fact really fucking unhelpful as encouraging hostility & division
with the rest of the LGBTQ community will just be returned in kind & that
is certainly not what trans people need! Trans people have always been involved
with the LGBTQ civil rights movement from it’s inception, the LGBTQ community
are the most natural allies of the trans community & we need all the allies
we can get right now, so fuck off India Willoughby & all other truscum bigots
just fuck right off!
Fuck off truscum bigots, fuck of TERF bigots, I hope to see trans people & genderqueer people turn out en masse tomorrow at Pride in London showing we won’t be maligned or ignored, I hope to see trans people & genderqueer people turn out en masse tomorrow because being visible & being seen to be visible is one of the greatest strengths in furthering the trans cause.
My chum Kevin Logan who’s an antifascist YouTuber has had 7 videos removed from his channel & this follows YouTube having already previously demonetised his channel, thus proving to be utter bollocks that YouTube has a ‘leftwing bias’ or a ‘liberal bias’ which is the bullshit typically propagated by Far-right shitlord YouTuber hatemongers such as Paul Joseph Watson, ironically one of the videos YouTube seemed have removed from Kevin Logan’s channel (unless for some reason Kev’s removed it himself) is a compilation Kevin compiled of the bullshit Paul Joseph Watson has said in previous videos posted on his own YT channel praising Ayn Rand style laissez faire free market capitalism to the hilt & yet whining about free market capitalism when it doesn’t work for him thus proving PJW to be a giant fucking hypocrite.
Funny how Paul Joseph Watson had a massive fucking stiffy
for laissez faire free market capitalism & was oh so anti-government regulation
up until the point when social-media platforms started banning Alex Jones his
former boss at Infowars & then he was wanting governments to
regulate social-media platforms such as Facebook & Twitter & YouTube if
they were public utilities, by the way considering the revelations which
have come out of the past few days about his former boss, I wonder if the real
reason Paul left Infowars wasn’t just about bullshit Jones was repeatedly bellowing
about the Sandy Hook massacre being a hoax but he has a suspicion or had some knowledge
Jones was a kiddie-fiddler? Paul use to grift for his old boss whilst at
Infowars by flogging Jones’s do-fuck-all-for-you supplements & boner pills,
which had soy as a base ingredient & Paul didn’t take kindly when this was
pointed out as he was at one point attempting to make the term ‘soy boy’ the
new in crowd insult for the far-right to fling at those of us on the left, so
Paul Joseph Watson no stranger to grifting as neither are many far-right
shitlord hatemongers & Paul has a new grift since leaving Infowars, Paul wants you to
donate to him setting up some new online free speech multimedia platform you
know the kind of place people can call Black people n*****s & LGBTQ people
f*****s because Paul reckons free speech on YouTube is dead & his YT
channel is under threat from taking being taken down, this is in fact not at all
a new kind of con pulled by a shitlord YouTuber, I recall a few years back a
certain TJ Kirk otherwise known as The Amazing Atheist posted a video asking
for donations to set up a ‘free speech’ alternative to YouTube & thought
people donated nothing seemed to come of this proposed ‘free speech’
alternative to YouTube which TJ was going to create.
Hey Paul if your freedom of speech is so in peril on YouTube then why it since you posted that video begging for donations you’ve managed to post two more video, one of which is a homophobic/transphobic hate fuelled rant about LGBTQ Pride. As a trans woman I really wish the truth was Paul Joseph Watson’s YT channel was under threat because I’m so fucking fed up with him posting video after video radicalising stupid people to hate me & all other trans women for simply being what I happen to fucking be!
Oh I so fucking wish the channels of Paul Joseph Watson & every other far-right shitlord YouTuber propagating hate were under threat, but I seriously doubt the YT channels of any of these shitlord hatemongers is under any serious threat. Oh sure YouTube said they’re going to clamp down on far-right hatemongering on its platform, but when they removed the channel of Black Pigeon Speaks who’s content I’ve never watched but Kevin Logan has informed me is about as close as you can get to being an out & out nazi without using the out & out language of a nazi, there was huge outcry from far-right snowflakes & YouTube caved in reinstated the channel of Black Pigeon Speaks, way you go in setting a seriously bad precedent YouTube, because nazi snowflakes now know if you ban somebody they like then all they need to do is throw a fucking hissy fit to reverse your decision.
Carl Benjamin like fellow UKIP wanker Paul Joseph Watson also thinks his YT channel is under threat as YouTube is now being run by commulists, despite the fact that after electorally destroying UKIP at the European Elections he said it was but a minor setback in his grand 20-year plan in defeating commulism. Err Carl the reason your YouTube channel might be under threat is due to advertisers wanting fuck all to do with bigoted & hateful content from you an atrocious garbage human being, which is pretty far fucking removed from communism but has everything to do with free market capitalism you dense motherfucking gobshite!
Jo Brand as has been widely reported in the media made an
ill-advised joke whilst appearing on a recent BBC Radio 4 show about wanting to
chuck battery acid rather then milkshakes at politicians, well guess who made a
video bitching about Jo Brand making this joke despite having himself claimed
threatening a female Labour MP with rape was a joke, the irony & the cheek
& sheer hypocrisy of Carl Benjamin is fucking stuffocating to the point it
makes you want to seriously puke. Hey Carl doesn’t Jo Brand get a right to free
speech or is that only applicable to far-right shitlord hatemongers like you,
ah but of course in the world of Carl Benjamin women have no rights, in the
world of Carl Benjamin the only reason women have two legs is so they don’t
leave a slimy trail going from the kitchen to the bedroom, Carl you really are
an appalling women hating bigoted piece of utter fucking shite who needs to be
taken out of circulation for the sake of humanity.
A fellow trans woman said to me recently that I seemed preoccupied far more with political issues other then pertaining to trans equality thus I’m seriously out-of-the-loop when it comes to what’s happening currently with trans activism, oh geez I’m sorry for not being yet another trans woman blogger exclusively obsessing about trans stuff, geez I’m sorry that as well as being born trans, I was also born disabled & Jewish & thus have a greater sense of intersectionality, Any sense of intersectionality is something severely lacking when it comes to many a trans women I’ve encountered, if I seriously set about detailing the amount of disabilist bullshit I’ve been subjected to from other trans women over the years, it would be more than a separate lengthy article I’d find myself writing but possibly a book’s worth & book worth’s in several volumes. Many trans people really haven’t learnt from the mantra that if you don’t care about the plight of other victimised people then why should other victimised people care about your own plight, because disabilist bullshit isn’t the only kind of bigoted & intolerant bullshit I’ve heard being expressed by other trans women towards other oppressed sections of society, I’ve heard plenty of racism (including out & out antisemitism) & even heard a good dose of homophobia however strange that might seem to those outside trans circles.
I currently hear an awful lot of obsessive fretting from middle-class trans women insecure about whether post the Tory leadership contest there’s still going to be support from the Tory government for the new Gender Recognition Act & whether self-identification for trans people will become a reality, now I do support self-identification for trans people as cis people don’t have to go through the rigmarole of a medical quango to have their gender identity confirmed then why should trans people have to, but for me personally it’s the Tories having killed more than 100,000 disabled people & could potentially kill thousands more post the Tory leadership contest which is somewhat more of a priority to be highlighting & campaigning about. I’ve heard very little condemnation from the majority of trans women concerning the Tories murdering tens of thousands of disabled people & persecuting thousands more into destitution, I’m not denying that things could get a whole load bleaker for trans people if the Tories do lurch further to the hard-right, but if the Tories do drop support for the new Gender Recognition Act, I don’t think any middle-class trans women is going to die from self-identification not becoming a legal reality, whereas its almost guaranteed that whoever does become the next Tory Prime Minister will continue with the same Tory economic policies which are persecuting & killing disabled people & the situation could become a great deal worse for disabled people as a consequence of Brexit.
My own personal experience of the trans community as disabled trans woman having interacted is that in the exceptionally rare likelihood that a trans woman was to ever physically assault a severely disabled person with a crowbar, a large proportion of the trans community would actually side with the trans woman & if not defend them assaulting that disabled person they would make excuses for them doing so, this in a manner of speaking has in fact happened to me because some of the most vicious disabilist abuse I’ve received from other trans women has come from some very prominent trans activists & when I’ve gone public about the kind of disabilist discrimination I’ve been subjected to by (for a lack of a better term) ‘celebrity’ trans women well the trans community as a whole has refused to address such abuse rather preferring to make excuses for those who are guilty (if not outrightly defending them) & trying to sweep it all under the carpet.
I know some trans women will try to lecture me that the reason I’m not well regarded & I don’t get listened to within the trans community is due to me constantly kicking trans people in articles which I write & if I tried to do something constructively positive in support of trans people then maybe I’d be listened to more. It’s simply not true that all ever do is knock trans people in articles I write, because whenever I write about LGBTQ issues I’m forever making an effort never to ignore the plight of trans people when many other writers would, as for doing something constructively positive in support of trans people, well I’ve tried to organise protests & campaigns in defence of trans rights & advocating greater social justice for trans people & I was forever getting heckled & cut down by other trans people to the point I had to walk away from full on trans activism for the sake of my own psychological wellbeing. Yeah fellow trans women might complain I’m seriously out-of-the-loop when it comes to what’s happening currently with trans activism, but it’s not as if I haven’t tried to be very much in-the-loop regards trans activism, but the majority of trans people very much appear not to actually want me to be in-the-loop regards trans activism, they don’t want likes of me involved period.
I was invited to an activist meeting at the beginning of this year by Jane Fae who is one of the few trans activists who does value my opinion, but when I expressed a fear that not much concern was been shown about YouTube shitlord hatemongers such as Paul Joseph Watson propagating transphobic shite despite his subscriber base being larger than the weekly circulation then all the British broadsheet newspapers combined, I had my opinion very much pooh-poohed & maligned because the truth is most trans activists who go to activist meetings are generally White, middle-class, university educated & so think the that it’s only the opinion of the broadsheet newspapers which count because politicians tend to read broadsheets, never mind the generation of haters which the likes of Paul Joseph Watson & Carl Benjamin & other YouTube shitlord hatemongers are helping to breed which for those of us who don’t own a car will have contend with when we walk down the street.
It never seems I can do right for trans people, for instance last week Paris Lees tweeted some made up bullshit transphobic bigots were propagating about her wanting to shag everything in sight when she eventually had a fully functional vagina & so in response I tweeted in defence of Paris & trans women in general about how transphobic bigots are always trying to make out how trans women are sex starved maniacs, because TERFs (Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists) in particular are always making out that trans women are actually sex crazed men who dress as women to gain access to women only spaces with the intention of sexually assaulting cis women, which of course is complete & un utter bollocks. So a couple of days after I defended Paris on Twitter, a trans woman started bitching at me about how I was making out Paris was a slut, err what the fuck?!?! Hey I’m as liberal as they come, the less sexually repressed people are & the more fucking & sucking going on the better the world would be, I’ve not got a clue how my defence of Paris was making her out to be a slut, in fact I’m 110% sure it fucking wasn’t, but this latest incident well just illustrates the stupid shit trans women say to me & is another reason why I don’t concentrate on writing about other matters.
Because there’s a fascistic conservative bully is in the White House, this has inspired conservatives & the far-right to be more emboldened to propagate & enact their regressive & repressive nastiness when it comes to social policy & such attitudes of conservative fascistic nastiness aren’t confined to the United States nor funding for such conservative fascistic nastiness. We’ve recently witnessed protests about there being LGBTQ education in schools, we’ve recently witnessed Tory leadership candidates descend into a pissing contest about who’s more homophobic/transphobic, we’ve witnessed the Brexit Party’s Ann Widdecombe bollock on in news media interviews about how science could find a cure for being LGBTQ, me thinks this is most definitely the ’Trump effect’ having influence in Britain. I had thought that mainstream conservatives in Britain had moved on from being fascistically nasty when it came to inflicting regressive & repressive bullshit upon the LGBTQ community or when it came to issues such as abortion & ethnicity, so fuck off to such regressive & repressive nastiness taking any further root in this country as a consequence of the ‘Trump effect’, oh & fuck off to those who say why bother protesting Trump as to you’re not going to stop him visiting the UK because do really want the ‘Trump effect’ to have any more of an effect & take us back to the fucking dark ages, yeah reason enough me thinks to protest the evil motherfucker.
Being as besotted as Nigel Farage is with Donald Trump, Farage has been having a hissy fit about the London mayor allowing the Trump Baby blimp fly in the skies over London today as tens of thousands including myself will be protesting Trump being a fascistic motherfucker, of course Trump himself before Air Force One landed for his state visit was tweeting shit about Sadiq Khan & Trump supporters such as Tommy Robinson have been even more explicit that their hatred of Sadiq Khan because he’s practising Muslim, Sadiq Khan might be a practicing Muslim but he’s a great deal more progressive then Donald Trump when it comes to supporting the LGBTQ community & the rights of women & tackling climate change, all the bullshit the far-right belch about Sadiq Khan being a secret Muslim extremist & his supporters are Muslim extremists is just that it’s bullshit! Donald Trump hasn’t just being tweeting shit about Sadiq Khan, he’s been tweeting shit about Megan Markle, she might now be the princess of someplace she’s never been & I might be a rabid republican with an utter distain for royalty, but the point is Donald Trump has been tweeting shit about both Sadiq Khan & Megan Markle both of whom are people of colour, yeah I’m seeing something of a pattern with who Trump tweets shit about.
When Barack Obama was in the White House & visited this country prior to 2016’s EU referendum, he said he would prefer a remain outcome to that referendum & in response Nigel Farage bemoaned that the US president was interfering in the internal politics of another sovereign nation etc, weirdly I’ve not heard Farage do likewise about Donald Trump endorsing Boris Johnson for the Tory leadership. So Farage has had a dig at Barack Obama who’s a Black man & Sadiq Khan who’s a Muslim of Pakistani descent, hmm it’s not just with the tweets of Donald Trump I see a racist pattern, Nige & Don really ought to get a room & further explore their bromance for each other.
Well I’m off to get ready to go & protest Trump in Trafalgar Square, where I’ll be waving both my antifa & Trans Pride flags, because I don’t want this country to go back to some fascistic fantasy vision of the 19fucking50s where white men ruled & women knew their place & LGBTQ people cowered in closets, fuck off to the ‘Trump effect’ & all the regressive & repressive fascistic conservative bullshit nastiness it inspires.
Once again, the Trump Baby blimp will fly the streets of London, as tomorrow I & tens of thousands will loudly tell Donald Trump to FUCK OFF!
Considering the roll back of LGBTQ anti-discriminatory protections Trump has recently announced & in particular the war against trans people he’s waging since the very start of his presidency, I hope the LGBTQ community comes out in force to protest President Pussy Grabber’s state visit to the UK & I hope the only openly trans women waving the banner of Trans Pride aren’t me & my friend Vicky Jane.
I’ll be there tomorrow in Trafalgar Square waving both my Antifa & Trans Pride flags, as I was last July when I & near on 300,000 people came out on a Friday afternoon to protest Donald Trump’s last visit to the UK, but of course you get people (including my girlfriend) who say why bother protesting as you didn’t stop Trump’s last visit & you’re not going to stop this visit which is an official state visit. Obviously we aren’t going to cut short Trump’s visit no matter how many turn out to protest the evil motherfucker, the point of protesting Trump’s state visit isn’t to have it cut short, the point is the more people who protest Trump the more it becomes newsworthy & the more it becomes newsworthy the less likely the mainstream media can ignore it & thus the more likely it is the opposition to Trump are given a voice in the mainstream media.
Tomorrow is Tuesday, traditionally a workday, but I know plenty who’ll be bunking off work to protest Donald Trump because they feel that strongly about the evil which Donald Trump is doing, it’s not just the LGBTQ community which he’s waging war upon, women & immigrants & if you’re essentially not a toxic masculine heteronormative bovine chumping gun tooting male redneck ignoramus bigot, then you are seeing a roll back of your human rights & theft of your dignity & generally being out & out persecuted by the Trump administration & by the GOP in Congress & in state legislatures. Oh & then there’s Trump ignoring the greatest threat facing humankind because Trump being the ignorant shit he is thinks climate-change isn’t really happening, yeah I think ignoring the biggest threat facing our generation & thus future generations is reason alone to protest Trump, I could not tell future generations with a straight face that I didn’t try to oppose the those in power who refused to avert the climate-catastrophe the dire consequences of which they’ll have to contend with.
Yeah maybe I’m protesting Donald Trump tomorrow in large part for my own personal selfish cathartic needs, but hey so what if my or anyone else’s own personal need for some kind of personal political catharsis helps bolster the numbers protesting in opposition to Donald Trump, so fucking what if it aids with the possibly of the likes of Owen Jones & Ash Sarkar appearing on Good Morning Britain or any other current affairs show, so what if it helps to piss Donald Trump off (& then some).
Bet Trump’s minders will be preventing him from seeing the protests in opposition to his evilness & in particular the Trump baby blimp, because from what we hear out the Trump White House is that Donald Trump has a thin skin when it comes to criticism & thus easily triggered, which pretty much fits with just about every other far-right hatemongering fuckwit shitlord, so fly Trump Baby blimp fly ha fucking ha.