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Professor Dianna Kenny on Four Corners

Four Corners slammed for ‘unethical’ episode on trans rights

ABC is under fire after the most recent episode of Four Corners covering issues facing gender diverse people, with many accusing the program of platforming dangerous anti-trans rhetoric. Monday night’s episode, titled Blocked: The battle over youth gender care, saw the program invite on a range of tran individuals, trans children and their parents as well …

Queensland Trans and gender diverse birth certificate

Queensland allows for trans people to change birth certificates

In a landmark move, Queensland has passed a law allowing for trans and gender-diverse to change the gender on their birth certificates without having to undergo surgery. In the past, trans and gender-diverse people were only able to change the sex on their birth certificates after also undergoing sexual reassignment surgery. Many activists were also …

New basketball guidelines issued after trans player rejected

Following Basketball Australia’s rejection of trans basketballer Lexi Rodgers’ application, the Australian Institute of Sport is set to introduce new guidelines for transgender athletes in elite sports. This week, a panel from Basketball Australia ruled that Lexi Rodgers, a trans woman, could not play for the Kilsyth Cobras in the semi-professional WNBL1 South basketball league. …

Lynda Carter shuts down transphobic fearmongering

Wonder Woman star Lynda Carter recently shared her thoughts on the ‘end of the world’ narrative being pushed over trans rights. Lynda took to Twitter recently to post a screenshot of a New York Times notification, reading, ‘How transgender rights replaced same-sex marriage as the hot-button issue the right use to galvanize its base’. The Wonder Woman star shared her …

LGB Alliance UK

LGB Alliance funding labelled “very worrying” by UK advocates

LGBTQIA+ advocates in the UK have criticized a decision to provide funding to the trans-exclusionary group, LGB Alliance.  Last week, LGB Alliance announced it had been successful in receiving a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund. The National Lottery Community Fund gives grants to UK organisations to help improve their communities.  LGB Alliance said …