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Martine Delaney


Prison

Warning: distressing content A transgender rights group is calling for reform after a Tasmanian trans woman was allegedly gang-raped while housed in a male prison. The mother of Martin Harwood, who identified as Marjorie, told ABC News she supported her child’s gender expression. “I’d walk down the street with him, I used to buy his …

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Transforming Tasmania

A new group has been launched in Tasmania to call for “overdue” law reform in the state to provide equality and dignity for transgender, intersex and gender diverse Tasmanians. The group’s formation comes as the Tasmanian government plans to remove a legal requirement that transgender partners must divorce before their gender can be officially recognised. …

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Tasmanian LGBTIQ advocates have welcomed the state government’s commitment to removing the requirement that transgender people be unmarried before their gender can be officially recognised on their birth certificates, but they say the reform should go further. The state’s Attorney-General Elise Archer on Thursday confirmed the Government will move to scrap the “forced divorce” law …

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