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Dozens of women’s rights and gender equality organisations have signed an open letter denouncing politicians’ divisive rhetoric against transgender Australians in the federal election campaign. Gender equity group Fair Agenda has put out a joint statement, endorsed by more than 50 women’s rights, gender equity and safety groups, calling for an end to the corrosive …

Siri Apple Gender Neutral

Apple is soon to be releasing a newly recorded gender-neutral Siri voice for their next update. The new voice is set to be available in the i0S 15.4 update. However many have accessed it via the current Beta version already. New Siri voice is gender neutral The latest i0S 15.4 update is set to release …

Blue Hydrangea Drag Race UK Vs The World

Drag Race UK superstar Blu Hydrangea has opened up about their struggles with gender. Blu is currently competing in RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK Vs the World.  During episode two Blu shared their struggles during a heartfelt and emotional chat in the workroom. Blu Hydrangea: “I didn’t understand what was wrong with me” Blu Hydrangea first …

stephen jones labor mp religious discrimination bill

Federal Labor MP Stephen Jones has delivered a moving and personal speech on the Religious Discrimination Bill, speaking about his gender non-conforming son and revealing the tragic death of a gay nephew. The federal parliament met for the first sitting day of the year on Tuesday. MPs resumed debate on the Morrison Government’s contentious Religious …

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A Brisbane Christian school has caused outrage after requiring parents to sign a contract stating their children must identify as their sex assigned at birth or face “exclusion” from the school. Citipointe Christian College is located in Carindale, in Brisbane’s east, and enrols students from Prep to Year 12. On Friday, the school’s principal, pastor …

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Gold Coast Suns AFLW player Tori Groves-Little has opened up about the moment they came out as non-binary to their club. In October last year, Tori (above) posted a short announcement to their Instagram. “Normalise checking gender pronouns, mine is they/them!” they wrote. Speaking to the ABC, Tori explained, “Non-binary for me is I don’t …

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The New Zealand parliament has unanimously passed laws allowing transgender Kiwis to more easily update sex markers on birth certificates. The government first introduced the legislation in 2018, and finally passed the bill last Thursday. “Today is a proud day in Aotearoa’s history. Parliament has voted in favour of inclusivity and against discrimination,” internal affairs …

girl like you transgender documentary

A new documentary streaming in Australia follows a Western Australian couple as they navigate one of them transitioning genders. In 2014, Perth musician Elle Wash came out as transgender in an online essay, describing her feelings of gender dysphoria. In the essay, Elle described her uncertainty at that time about her identity. But later, Elle …

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Non-binary Australian actor Zoe Terakes has opened up about deciding which award category to enter into at the next AACTA Awards, Australia’s annual film awards, for their work on screen last year. Terakes (pictured) is in consideration for Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film for the queer romantic comedy Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie’s …

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The Western Australian parents of a transgender teenage boy have lost a legal appeal to regain custody of him after a court found they’d “verbally and emotionally” abused him over his gender identity. The transgender male, given the pseudonym TM by the courts, first came to the Western Australian Department of Communities’ attention in 2019. …

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