Based in the UK, Lou joined openDemocracy’s Tracking the Backlash team as a freelance contributor in September 2020, working on our global investigation into the money spent by US conservative groups opposing LGBTQ+ rights around the world. Later, they became a full-time fellow and now reporter for gender and identity, with a particular focus on UK trans rights. Follow them on Twitter (@_LouFerreira). Contact them at: [email protected]
Most workplace sex harassment cases fail as Tories drag feet over reforms
Four years on from damning report, government has failed to bring forward promised legislation to protect workers...
NHS pulls trans health conference after speakers’ anti-trans links exposed
Exclusive: Safety concerns for LGBTIQ+ attendees at event that whistleblowers feared would promote ‘extremist’ ideologies
UK Nationality and Borders Bill risks ‘sending people to their deaths’
MPs warn against disproportionate and ‘devastating consequences’ for LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers
British media, ‘your bigotry is killing trans people’
Trans people and allies gathered outside the BBC’s London headquarters to challenge its anti-trans ‘agenda of hate...
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The increasingly sophisticated tactics used by anti-abortion activists include manipulation, deception and...
‘We need a full ban on conversion therapy, without exemptions’
We heard from LGBTQI advocates about the devastating consequences of so-called 'treatments' aimed at changing a...