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transgender youth


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Brianna Ghey’s killers identified and sentenced

A Manchester judge today sentenced Scarlett Jenkinson and Eddie Ratcliffe, both 16, to life in prison for the “exceptionally brutal” killing of trans teen Brianna Ghey. Mrs Justice Yip sentenced Scarlett Jenkinson, who she described as the “driving force” behind the murder, to a minimum of 22 years in prison. Her accomplice, Eddie Ratcliffe, received …

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Trans boy banned from Oklahoma lead role

A Texan school banned a trans student from the lead role in the school production of Oklahoma! due to a transphobic new policy. Originally, his teachers gave the role of Curly in Sherman High School’s production of Oklahoma! to transgender senior student, Max Hightower. But just two weeks later, the school introduced a new policy that …

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Antic’s dangerous ban on gender-affirming healthcare

South Australian Liberal Senator Alex Antic has announced plans for a private member’s bill calling for a ban on all gender-affirming medical treatment of transgender youth. Antic’s proposal would mean under 18s would only be allowed to change their gender in “exceptional circumstances.” This includes people who have “long-diagnosed sexual development disorders.” The senator says …

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Hey Channel 7: Grace Hyland has no regrets

Grace Hyland spoke out today after Channel 7 appeared to imply she regretted her gender transition in an advertisement for tonight’s Spotlight. The ad claims tonight’s episode will delve into “thousands” of kids who regret transitioning. Photos of transgender people before and after transition show onscreen as a voice-over tells of kids as young as …

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One Nation bid for transgender youth health Senate inquiry fails

One Nation party leader Senator Pauline Hanson has failed to establish a Senate inquiry into gender affirming healthcare for transgender young people after moderate Liberals joined forces with some of the crossbench senators and Labor and the Greens to defeat the proposal. Liberal senators Simon Birmingham, Jane Hume, Dean Smith, Andrew Bragg and Maria Kovocic …

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Blocked: The battle over youth gender care

Patricia Karvelas breaks open the feud over transgender youth healthcare on FOUR CORNERS. Blocked: The battle over youth gender care. ABC Monday 10 July 2023 at 8:30 pm. The battle over youth gender care Monday night, ABC’s FOUR CORNERS takes on the latest culture war. RN Breakfast presenter Patricia Karvelas examines the battle over youth …

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US Supreme Court rules on 12yo trans athlete

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that 12yo trans athlete Becky Pepper-Jackson can compete on her school’s girls’ sports teams. Becky Pepper-Jackson competed on girls’ teams from when she entered middle school. However, in 2021, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed the Save Women’s Sports Act. The law compelled schools to compel students to compete …

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‘How dare you’: Penny slams Pauline Hanson’s ‘dangerous’ bill

Queensland Greens senator Penny Allman-Payne shut down Pauline Hanson’s push to get an education bill which targets education surrounding the diversity of gender and sexuality. The bill, first proposed in 2020, seeks to allow parents to ‘challenge teaching in schools such as gender fluidity theory and man-made global warming’ as described by Hanson. After numerous …

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Evie Macdonald’s ABC series about trans student gets Emmy nomination

Actress Evie Macdonald’s ABC series First Day, about a trans student at school, is nominated alongside Netflix’s Heartstopper for a children’s Emmy Award. In the ABC show, the transgender teenager plays Hannah Bradford, a trans girl navigating high school as her authentic self. The four-episode first season premiered on the ABC in 2020. The show …

Trans Youth

Sorry terfs – most trans youth continue treatment as adults

A new study shows that most trans youth who begin gender-affirming treatment as teens, continue those treatments in adulthood. Terfs love to bang on about caring for trans youth. Despite their hateful rhetoric, they claim they just want to protect kids from making choices they’ll later regret. Who woulda thought that in 2022, we’d still …

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