The Supreme Court is finally taking on trans rights. Here’s the woman who started it all.

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the first transgender civil rights case it has taken on. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images “Somebody’s gotta do it.” “I’ve found it a little overwhelming when I realized that I could in the history book,” Aimee Stephens told me Monday morning. I’d just asked her how she felt about bringing the first transgender rights case to the Supreme Court. “Somebody’s gotta do it and I’d be happy and…

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The raging controversy over the NBA, China, and the Hong Kong protests, explained

Protesters clash with police during a protest in Kowloon in Hong Kong, China, on October 6, 2019. | Laurel Chor/Getty Images Globalization is exporting Chinese authoritarianism rather than American democracy. On Friday, Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted something a bit outside his lane as a sports guy but fundamentally banal in the context of American public opinion: “fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.” Athletes and sports figures have sparked…

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Fit and ready UK firms shine on Rugby World Cup stage 

British firms are scoring strongly at the Rugby World Cup in Japan with equipment and hospitality packages leading the charge. Suffolk manufacturer Harrod Sport has supplied its rugby posts to all 12 stadiums and training grounds for championship matches across the country. British firms are scoring strongly at the Rugby World Cup in Japan with equipment and hospitality packages leading the charge. Suffolk manufacturer Harrod Sport has supplied its rugby posts to all 12 stadiums…

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Jukebox supremo’s GameStation Move to entertain kids in hospital and care home elderly   

A new mobile entertainment system, created by British classic jukebox maker Sound Leisure group, is set to be a lifeline for sick children in hospital and those in care homes burdened by boredom and isolation. A new mobile entertainment system, created by British classic jukebox maker Sound Leisure group, is set to be a lifeline for sick children in hospital and those in care homes burdened by boredom and isolation. Simply The Best 7 Days…

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Pound Euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR left flat as German economy in ‘midst of a recession’

This afternoon, the pound remains muted against the euro, with the pairing currently trading at around €1.121. The single currency was left flat against the pound today on further signs that the bloc’s largest economy is falling into a technical recession. This afternoon, the pound remains muted against the euro, with the pairing currently trading at around €1.121. The single currency was left flat against the pound today on further signs that the bloc’s largest…

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