Jess O'Thomson


I am a freelance journalist, legal researcher, writer, and speaker, focusing on trans and disabled human rights.I have particular experience researching and analysing anti-trans legislation and litigation within the UK. I also have significant expertise on the operations of the far right in relation to the anti-trans movement.I am open to pitches and other opportunities relevant to my areas of expertise.Please email me at enquiries[at]

You can support me, and the work I do, on Patreon.


I am an experienced public speaker on trans and disability issues, especially concerning law and policy.

I have a broad and well-developed skillset, having spoken at everything from panels and debates to legal conferences.

I offer discounted or free speaking rates to trans and disabled led organisations.