Jane Fae opines very eloquently on Dr Richard Curtis and the GMC.

Sex Matters

History has many moments. Points in time where a minority decides it has finally had enough, turns and bites the hand that oppressed it. There’s Rosa Parks, refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus (1955). There’s gay youth finally turning on New York’s finest homophobes (1969) following a raid on the Stonewall Inn. (1969). There’s Indian women, taking to the streets to give voice to decades of anger in the wake of a brutal rape (2012).

Times, places, incidents, details: all may vary. What stays the same is a certain sense of ultimate outrage: the last straw, after which everything must change.

Listening to the trans community today, in the wake of reports that Dr Richard Curtis, the principal independent route to treatment for trans issues is being investigated by the General Medical Council (GMC), one cannot help but sense something in…

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