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12 October 2013

IOS Pink List 2013

The Independent on Sunday Pink List of 101 LGBT persons who made a difference is just published.

Trans persons included:

1.  Paris Lees, Editor META magazine.

8.  Jackie Green who entered the Miss England 2012 competition, and has since become an activist.

13. Jennie Kermode and Helen Belcher of Trans Media Watch.

23.  Luke Anderson, Big Brother 2012 winner, chef.    WIKIPEDIA  

27. Sarah Brown, Cambridge Councillor and  the only out transgender politician in Britain.   WIKIPEDIA  

40. Jane Fae, journalist.  GVWW

41. CN Lester, musician, writer, activist.

43.  Tara Hewitt, chair of Wirral Conservative Future and deputy chair of Conservative Future North West.

60. Juliet Jacques, columnist and blogger,  blog longlisted for the 2011 Orwell prize.  WIKIPEDIA

61. Roz Kaveney, writer and activist. GVWW   WIKIPEDIA 

69. Natacha Kennedy, Lecturer, Goldsmiths College, co-chair of Camden LGBT Forum, sits on LGBT Labour’s national committee and is a founder member of London Trans Diversity and the Trans Teachers’ Association.

79. Lewis Hancox & Raphael Fox, after appearing in Channel 4’s My Transsexual Summer in 2011, Hancox and Fox formed My Genderation Films to make documentaries about the trans community.

96. Jay Stewart, past chair of FTM London, Co-founder, Gendered Intelligence,working on a PhD entitled “Trans on Telly: Popular Documentary and the Production of Transgender Knowledge”.

Supplementary lists.
National Treasures

April Ashley         GVWW        WIKIPEDIA

Lauren Harries   GVWW       WIKIPEDIA

Stephen Whittle                       WIKIPEDIA

Paul O'Grady/Lily Savage     GVWW       WIKIPEDIA

George O'Dowd     GVWW      WIKIPEDIA

Alice Purnell, Beaumont Society

Ones to Watch

Sophie Green, artist & illustrator  

Nicole Gibson, model   

Jo Clifford, playwright     GVWW

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