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JK Rowling

Harry Potter author JK Rowling yesterday again displayed rampant transphobia in a tweet. After not tweeting since September, the author yesterday returned to the platform in support of a researcher who lost a contract over transphobic posts. The Centre for Global Development failed to renew the contract of Maya Forstater in 2018 after she tweeted, …

unisex toilets

Brisbane’s Sunday Mail reported today that the new Fortitude Valley State Secondary College will feature unisex toilets. Year 7 students at the new school will use self-contained cubicles complete with personal hand basin. The seven-story vertical school due to open on St Pauls Terrace in 2020 will feature unisex cubicles with shared basin facilities. Unisex …

Victorian Bill To Remove Barriers For Trans People

The Victorian Labor government will today introduce a bill that would remove barriers for trans people.This will allow trans, intersex and non-binary people to choose a sex other than male or female on their birth certificate. The existing law, which requires those born in Victoria to have sterilising surgery before changing the sex marker on …

Scarlett johansson

Actress Scarlett Johansson has faced a backlash for her role as crime kingpin and massage parlor owner Dante “Tex” Gill in upcoming drama Rub & Tug. The film will follow Gill’s successful chain of massage parlors that were fronts for sex work and his encounters with the mob in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1970s and …

transgender man Charlie Peck duet

A transgender man has created a duet with his former self – one vocal track being recorded on the first day he started testosterone treatment, and the other set of vocals being recorded nine months after being on the hormones. In a tribute to the transgender community, Charlie Peck, from Uppsala in Sweden, put his …

Tomoya Hosoda Trans man transgender

Japan is thought to be the first country in the world to elect an openly transgender man to public office. Last week Tomoya Hosoda was elected in one of the 22 seats at the election to become councillor for the city of Iruma, local media reported. According to local organisation Stonewall Japan, the 25-year-old has …

Bridget Clinch former army Captain running for the seat of Brisbane ARMY EXPERIENCE SERVES CLINCH WELL IN BATTLE FOR BRISBANE SEAT skate through at the end and claim the gold medal in the seat of Brisbane at Saturday’s federal election. Clinch, a former Army captain with 11 years of service and combat, was the first …

For many, “coming out” to family and friends is a stressful experience. As if once is not enough, spare a thought for Tina Healy who has to come out to her mother every couple of weeks. Tina, 54, is transgender and feared that revealing herself as a woman might be too stressful for her mother, …

Listen to the courage of young Brendan Jordan who is interviewed in this short video below. A part of DaveWavey TV. Click the image below to watch or CLICK HERE