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Understand the LGBTQIA+ news: Alice Litman, Bisexual Awareness and Sex Education
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Understand the LGBTQIA+ news: Alice Litman, Bisexual Awareness and Sex Education

QueerAF
Rowan Gavin
QueerAF, Rowan Gavin

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Understand the LGBTQIA+ headlines and keep track of the latest queer content and perspectives. This week, QueerAF is written by Rowan Gavin, while Jamie takes some time to rest and recover and Jules Maines takes over as sub-editor.

๐Ÿ’ฌ This week:

  • Alice Litman: An inquest into the death of a young trans woman has revealed some stark realities about gender affirming healthcare in the UK.
  • Bisexual Awareness Week: We bring you the best bi+ content from around the web to celebrate, plus film & music recs and some choice selections from the QueerAF archive.
  • Sex Education: Season four is here! Find out whatโ€™s got all the queers so hyped about the acclaimed seriesโ€™ final outing.

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How one familyโ€™s bravery can make a difference: the Alice Litman inquest

Content warning: mentions of suicide.

TL;DR: An inquest into the death of Alice Litman, a young trans woman who died by suicide last year, has stated that gender-affirming care is โ€˜underfunded and insufficiently resourcedโ€™ in the UK. The Litman family told the inquest that delays in accessing care were partly to blame for her death.