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This week’s letters
This week we have people’s thoughts on the Canary‘s coverage of trans rights.
The Canary‘s coverage of trans rights
Thank you for providing good quality reporting on transgender news items, mostly by Alex/Rose Cocker. Recently, they have become the personal target of deeply hateful comments below their reports. These long diatribes are, it seems, being organised by the right-wing hate group LGB Alliance and repeat the same old myths and lies about trans people and especially about trans feminine people.
I’d just like to express how loathsome this far-right inspired group and its beliefs are to ordinary, working class people. It’s right that you keep publishing those comments, as they show the obsessive hatred that motivates the trans-exclusionary groups. You have my sympathy for the feelings those comments must arouse in you, but please keep on writing. Don’t stop because of the haters.
With good wishes,
Rebecca, via email
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