Guest interview: Felix McNulty

Through my writing work I’ve had the honour of meeting some incredible activists across the world. Continuing this series, I interviewed Felix McNulty this week in Manchester. We talked background activism, trans organising in the UK, food and cats.

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Not enough

Cis allies, I’m so glad you’ve been showing up to fill in the GRA consultation. It’s massively important to a lot of trans folks in the UK and after this year of hell and the seemingly endless stream of transphobic and transmisogynist crap it’s provoked, it’s the least we’d expect.

But it isn’t nearly enough.1

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And Pride was a riot. Again

In my decades of activism I’ve watched – and resisted – as Pride parades in so many places have been gradually occupied. The military and the police with their institutional violence against queer communities. The banks and airlines deporting queer asylum seekers. The TERFS may have invaded Pride in London this summer (and erased the work of trans women that built their whole world) but that shit had already been occupied for a very long time.  Overwhelmed with frustration, I wrote myself a dream…

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[image shows: a group of people standing on a tank painted pink. They wave rainbow flags and are riding through a street.]

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