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Tyler Leslight first openly transgender jockey

Australia’s first openly transgender jockey, Tyler Leslight, yesterday claimed victory in his first ride on a TAB card. Although Tyler previously won a horse race in Gladstone last month, this was his first broadcast win. That meant a lot to Tyler because, as he told News Corp, his grandfather could watch the race. “My pop …

Alex Greenwich

Sydney MP Alex Greenwich has told ABC Radio he would consider withdrawing his support for the NSW minority Liberal government. The independent MP said the government could lose his support for supply and confidence motions because of Premier Dominic Perrottet’s stance on transgender people in sport. The premier this week declared his belief that ‘girls …

Transgender Youth puberty blockers

With the recent focus on Transgender youth and puberty blockers and the relentless attempts to create controversy over the issue, we revisit a 2016 article from Dr Fiona Bisshop. The article contains light edits to reflect changes in the years since. Dr Bisshop is currently President of AusPATH (Australian Professional Association for Trans Health). I …

Gender-affirming hormone therapy trevor project

A peer-reviewed study published by The Trevor Project in the Journal of Adolescent Health shows that gender-affirming hormone therapy significantly reduces depression, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts in trans youth. Medical-affirming care can include puberty blockers that postpone physical changes associated with puberty. Alternatively, hormone therapy allows transgender and nonbinary youth to develop physical characteristics …

trans youth gender clinic

The Children’s Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai recently opened China’s first trans youth gender clinic. Communist Party owned Global Times reported the clinic would ‘safely and healthily manage transgender minors’ transition’. The paper illustrated the article with an image of Chinese transgender superstar, Jin Xing, previously a decorated colonel in the People’s Liberation Army. …

trans kids docq fiona bisshop acl

During an Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) talkfest at Queensland Parliament House last week, a so-called ‘expert panel’ spent most of their time claiming a ‘gay conversion therapy’ ban would create trans kids. Dr. Fiona Bisshop, with on the job experience of hundreds of trans patients, looks at their claims. It’s hard to know where to …

acl conversion therapy expert panel maureen young

Last week, Wendy Francis from the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) organised a talkfest at Queensland’s Parliament House. Francis promoted her ACL conversion therapy ‘expert panel’ as unpacking ‘gay conversion therapy’. However, the ‘experts’ made scant mention of the advertised topic. In this special series, we look at the claims made on the night. The second speaker: …

acl conversion therapy professor parkinson

Last week, Wendy Francis from the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) organised a talkfest at Queensland’s Parliament House. Francis promoted her ACL conversion therapy ‘expert panel’ as unpacking ‘gay conversion therapy’. However, the ‘experts’ made scant mention of the advertised topic. In this special series, we look at the claims made on the night. First up …

trans kids acl feminist

At Queensland’s Parliament House last night representatives of both a feminist and a lesbian group joined forces with the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL). An event billed as about ‘gay conversion therapy’ in fact focused almost entirely on trans kids. — gay conversion therapy dismissed as ‘misguided’ thing of the past — no mention of former …

muslim mum

A now-viral video shows a trans son talking with his Muslim mum about what she thinks of him. The son introduces the video on TikTok saying, “My mama for y’all I love this lady so much,, also I’m 2 months on T #fyp #foryou #trans #muslim #ftm” Muslim mum: I can’t live without you In …

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