The Harry Potter star followed Daniel Radcliffe and Eddie Redmayne in speaking out.
A selection of UK schools are handing out pronoun stickers and badges in a move to help transgender pupils feel more supported. In an effort to tackle ‘misgendering’ – the act of addressing a person using the wrong pronoun – in the classroom, Brighton and Hove City Council has this week launched a campaign across secondary schools and colleges. According to the Independent, the stickers and badges will indicate whether the wearer would like to be addressed as “he”, “she” or “they”, with some left blank so people can write their own pronoun.
The “Harry Potter” star’s support for the trans community has some fans riled up — while others are calling her “the brightest witch of her age.”
An eight-month-old baby is possibly the first person in the world to have their gender marked as ‘unknown’ on their health card. Searyl Atli’s gender has marked with a ‘U’ on her Canadian health card, standing for ‘undetermined’ or ‘unassigned’. The baby’s parent, Kori Doty, does not identify as male or female and prefers to use the pronoun ‘they’, and wants to raise Searyl’s genderless until the baby has a “sense of self and command of vocabulary to tell me who they are”.
Just days ago, President Donald Trump revoked previously-established guidance allowing trans kids to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity in the US. Cue Rebekah, a transgender girl who has something to say about that, as a photo of her holding a sign reading “I’m the scary transgender person the media warned you about” has become incredibly popular online.
For a long time Ron and Vanessa Ford Jr. have described their five-year-old son by saying “Zach likes dresses but also ninjas.” But they eventually realized, this wasn’t an accurate representation of their child.
Photo: Stop trying to make Victoria’s Secret a role model for women everywhere — it’s never going to happen. A Change.org petition is calling on the lingerie company to make Carmen Carrera, a transgender reality star and model, a VS Angel. It has received nearly 50,000 signatures, with the page pleading with the brand to enlist her because having “a transgender model walk would show that trans women are to be taken seriously and that Angels are selected because of their character and talent.” “I want to do this for the 50,000 people who signed the petition on Change.org. Photo: If Victoria’s Secret listens, great.