LGBTQ relationships are ones that always seem to have myths and stereotypes lurking around, waiting for a comment from an uneducated plonker.So, what are these ridiculous myths and stereotypes we all hear whilst being in an LGBTQ relationship I hear you ask? Because sadly there are so many, we have chosen a select few to … Continue reading Myths of LGBTQ Relationships
Dysphoria in Trans Guys When transitioning from female to male (FTM) or male to female (MTF) you may experience body dysphoria. In this post, we will be looking at FTM dysphoria & ways you can help feel better about yourself. Body dysphoria is a feeling of distress or discomfort with how you look - for a … Continue reading Dysphoria in Trans Guys
Sexuality & gender can be a confusing and complicated time in anyone's life.In fact, there are apparently 35 sexuality labels so far! So, trying to identify with one of 35 can sometimes be extremely hard.As seen on Unite before, sexuality labels don't define you as a person, in fact, if you can't find one that … Continue reading What is my Sexual Orientation?
''All transgender people are alike'' In our community of trans folk, there are different walks of life. Just as in any other communities, some people are different and some people are alike. While being out as trans for the past few years, I've met and chatted with a bunch of different trans people. Some that … Continue reading Bobby’s views on ”All transgender people are alike”
''Transgender people choose to be transgender'' Is being transgender a choice? The quick answer is NO! Why would someone CHOOSE to have a hard life? Why would someone choose to possibly give up their family and friends? Answer me this: How did you figure out your favourite colour? How old were you when you knew it was … Continue reading Jayden’s views on ”Transgender people choose to be transgender”
Jaydn ''All trans people get surgery'' I see this floating around a lot and it's an assumption that a lot of people make, but I think that most people fail to consider all of the reasons that trans people who have had are having surgery feel that they want to do that. Everyone's experiences and … Continue reading Jaydn’s views on ‘All trans people get surgery’
There are many myths and rumours you hear about the LGBTQ+ community. We've taken the time to debunk some myths that we have found to be common in the transgender community. To help us fully bust these myths, the Unite community has helped us along the way, ensuring that after you've finished reading this, you … Continue reading Transgender Myths
In the United States, around 1.4 million adults identify as transgende, this doesn't even include the trans youth. It's not a small number and they need our support. We see in such situations as the the work place that 26% of transgender lost their job because of idnetifying as transgender. Sadly, a massive 41% of … Continue reading An Insight into the Trans Community