Arguably, the most abysmally treated trans people in Britain are those being detained while claiming asylum — who find themselves mistreated by border agency officers and fellow detainees alike.
They just want to see them represented properly. We are everywhere in the media, and not in a terribly good way lately. Trans children, who deserve our support and understanding, are the target of much of the misinformation, from articles claiming the advancement of trans rights will endanger childrento articles containing misleading information about the services they receive from the NHS to people advocating for conversion therapy. The work of trans men and non-binary people deserves more celebration and attention.
Many people tell us that awareness of public figures like April Ashley and Eddie Izzard has helped them come to terms with their circumstances and make positive changes in their lives.