Michael Earnshaw / Michaela James

Michael Earnshaw / Michaela James, a male who identifies as a woman, was convicted of the harassment of ex-wife Suzanne Earnshaw. The sentence is unknown.

In the all-too-familiar autogynephile origin story, Earnshaw/James told a local paper (when entering a transgender beauty pageant) about living “as a man until coming out two years ago following years of secret cross-dressing since the age of 11.”

Post the conviction for harassment, Earnshaw, 45, and ex-wife Suzanne’s new partner, Gareth Parker, were involved in a violent confrontation in the street which appears to have erupted after Mr Parker called Earnshaw ‘Mike’.

Parker accepted pushing Earnshaw/James but said they had been pushing each other and his motive was to stop Earnshaw/James from going back to the house. The court was told Earnshaw/James had a previous conviction for harassing Suzanne Earnshaw.

See also:

  • Lisa Marie Whittall, a violent male who identifies as a trans woman, who was convicted of inflicting grievous bodily harm on their ex-wife’s new partner
  • Malcolm French, a violent male transvestite who stabbed his ex-wife’s new partner to death 
  • The Trans Widows Escape Committee threads on  Mumsnet. These are a support area for women who are, or have been, in unhappy relationships with male partners who are transitioning, or exploring their “gender identity”.  Trans Widows’ Voices also amplify the experiences of women who have split or want to split from transitioning partners

Photo via This Is Lancashire

Media reports

Lancashire Telegraph http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/12891856.Blackburn_man_convicted_of_assaulting_transgender_estranged_husband_of_his_partner/ archive

ITV http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-07-07/the-dads-challenging-people-to-be-true-to-themselves/

This Is Lancashire https://www.thisislancashire.co.uk/news/14578166.___Transdaddy____lands_place_in_final_of_top_transgender_competition/