Why the media lies about trans people’s objectives and intentions

An LGBT+ Pride march in London, 2010. Marchers are holding up a banner by the campaign group Press for Change that reads: ‘Respect and Equality for All Trans People.’
An LGBT+ Pride march in London, 2010. Marchers are holding up a banner by the campaign group Press for Change that reads: ‘Respect and Equality for All Trans People.’
A trans campaign banner at Pride London, 2010. From WikiMedia Commons. [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Respect_and_Equality_for_All_Trans_People_(4764133272)_(2).jpg].


An image shared by Trump on Twitter, 20 August 2019. Posted with the text ‘I promise not to do this to Greenland!’


How Nazism nearly destroyed the little Principality — and how it survived

The Liechtenstein flag with the crown in the top-left corner replaced by a Nazi swastika.
The Liechtenstein flag with the crown in the top-left corner replaced by a Nazi swastika.
Nazi sympathisers in Liechtenstein wanted to replace the crown on the country’s flag with a swastika. This mock-up was created by the author.


Trans Pride, Brighton, 2018. Photo by author.


The Battle of Poltava (1709) by Pierre Denis-Martin. Public domain, from Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marten%27s_Poltava.jpg.


Exploring and explaining the conspiracy movement’s harmful views on trans issues

A common QAnon logo atop the trans flag. Image created by the author.


Analysing the clever uses of history in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Bookshelves holding readable books in The Elder Scrolls V: Skryim


A trans historian’s reflections on the past and future of trans identity

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash


Groundbreaking books that will change your perspective on the trans past

Photo by Tom Hermans on Unsplash


The Transgender Pride Flag flies on the Foreign Office building in London on Transgender Day of Remembrance, 20 November 2017. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Transgender_Pride_Flag_(37827573944).jpg.

Rebecca Jane Morgan

Historian of modern Britain, popular culture, and queer identities. PhD student, trans activist, and Quaker from South Wales. She/her pronouns.

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