Jane Fae

Do we need warning?

Les Misérables is a much-praised musical likely to be viewed by millions. It also contains material that some individuals might find triggering. In this guest post, Jane Fae asks: do we, as the British Board of Film Censors seems to think, now need specific information warning us of this? Or are triggers so individual as to make such an exercise a waste of time? ...

#TransDocFail: the trans community rises

Content note: This piece begins with a strong reference to self harm. Selective concern by the press and medical establishment - targeting one doctor while ignoring decades of everyday abuse and neglect from hundreds of NHS professionals - has led to great anger and unity. Jane Fae explains why in this guest post ...

Un(i)sex me here

Should documents be gendered? On the basis of a distinctly unscientific poll, taken amongst a group of feminist academics yesterday, the answer is easy: if ge...

That’s not my name

Changing name is a hassle. But what is rarely acknowledged is just how much the current systems place a burden on cis women and trans people that is not shared by cis men. Jane Fae reports ...