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2020 honours list georgie stone

LGBTIQ activist Georgie Stone received a medal of the Order of Australia, along with her mother in this year’s 2020 Honours List. The mother-daughter team received their award for their work for transgender youth and their parents. Other honorees included Janine Middleton, Sarah Midgley, and Carlotta. Georgie Stone and Rebekah Robertson Georgie Stone became the …

georgie stone channel 10 soap neighbours transgender character mackenzie

Georgie Stone will become a series regular on Australian soap Neighbours after finishing a guest stint this year. The teenager played transgender character Mackenzie Hargreaves, in a historic first for the show. Georgie worked with writers and producers to create the storyline for her character, drawing on Georgie’s own personal experiences transitioning at a young …

scott morrison georgie stone headspace transgender

New ambassador for headspace, Georgie Stone, has said Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s commentary on transgender issues is impacting his government’s efforts to reduce Australia’s suicide rate. The 19-year-old transgender advocate and actress has been announced as a new spokesperson for the youth mental health organisation. Georgie said the Prime Minister’s “really disappointing” comments about transgender …

georgie stone channel 10 soap neighbours transgender character mackenzie

Transgender teenager Georgie Stone will make history with her debut on Aussie soap Neighbours next month. Georgie will play Mackenzie, a student Erinsborough High School and the long-running show’s first ever transgender character. “She’s absolutely the character I wish I had seen as a kid,” the 19-year-old told the Australian Women’s Weekly. “I would have …

queensland author benjamin law and trans advocate georgie stone

Author Benjamin Law and trans youth advocate Georgie Stone will be special guests at an upcoming event in Toowoomba to benefit the LGBTIQ community in the region. Rainbow Connections will be a free one-day event promoting regional action on LGBTIQ+ issues, and organisers say it has been designed to help bridge the gap in the …

The Family Court of Australia has delivered a landmark ruling that allows young people with gender dysphoria to undergo hormone treatment without court approval. Australia was the only country in the world that required transgender youth to face court to get approval for their “stage two” hormone treatment, a process with a waiting period of …

Trans youth campaigner Georgie Stone has been named the 2018 Victorian Young Australian of the Year. She made history when, at 10 years old, she became the youngest person in Australia to be granted permission by the courts to take hormone blockers, and has since become a tireless advocate for other transgender young people. Georgie’s …

trans youth ABC Australian Story - Georgie Stone WEB

A Family Court judge has called for an end to an “inhumane” hurdle faced by transgender youth seeking to transition. In order for transgender children under 18 to access “stage two” hormone treatment, they need approval from a Family Court judge in addition to expert medical approval. Australia is the only country in the world …

trans youth ABC Australian Story - Georgie Stone WEB

Australian teenager Georgie Stone wants to take on the court system to help save the lives of other trans youth. In order for transgender children to access “stage two” hormone treatment, they need approval from a Family Court judge. They also require expert medical approval. Australia is the only country in the world where the …