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Microsoft has announced a new game featuring a transgender male lead character, a rarity in high-profile titles, is heading to the Xbox. Developer DONTNOD Entertainment announced the “true-to-life narrative adventure” Tell Me Why at Microsoft’s X019 event in London. The game is set in small-town Alaska. Twins Tyler and Alyson Ronan will “use their extraordinary …

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Three conservative senators have come under fire for voting against a Senate motion recognising Transgender Awareness Week. Greens Senators Rachel Siewert and Janet Rice and Labor Senator Patrick Dodson put forward the joint motion on Wednesday. “Transgender Awareness Week is an opportunity to learn about gender diversity, work to remove all forms of discrimination against …

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Courageous sailor Sabreena Lachlainn wants to inspire her community by becoming the first transgender woman to sail solo around the world. She says she hopes to join the ranks of female sailing legends such as Australia’s own Kay Cottee and Jessica Watson with the incredible voyage. “Sailing solo non-stop around the world is probably the …

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A United Nations expert has hit out at some Australian media for “othering, demonising and scaremongering” transgender people and the doctors who care for them. Victor Madrigal-Borloz is the UN’s independent expert on protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Writing in The Guardian, he said recents attempts …

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The Australian Christian Lobby has called for the City of Perth to cancel a Drag Queen Storytime event scheduled to take place at a library next week. ACL Western Australian Director Peter Abetz (pictured above, right) said the events “indoctrinate” and “sexualise” children and “normalise homosexuality and transgenderism”. “There is no place at a family-friendly …

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Conservative politicians in Texas want to introduce laws to make transitioning harder for transgender children after two parents’ vicious court battle over their 7-year-old’s gender identity. Following their divorce in 2016, Anne Georgulas and Jeffrey Younger (pictured, left) have been locked in a court battle over custody of their transgender 7-year-old, who was born a …

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The parents of murdered gay student Matthew Shepard have slammed the Trump administration for “hypocrisy” on LGBTIQ rights. Judy and Dennis Shepard, invited to a Justice Department ceremony this month by US Attorney-General William Barr. To mark the 10th anniversary of a hate crime law named after Shepard and James Byrd Jr, a black man …

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The Sydney Anglican Diocese has urged transgender parishioners “honour and preserve the maleness or femaleness of the body God has given you” in new doctrinal guidelines on gender identity. The diocese debated and adopted a doctrinal statement on gender identity this week at their Synod, the church’s parliament. “The Bible never endorses a divergence between …

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Kate Ceberano has “apologised profusely” for using a transgender slur to describe her performances on Channel 10’s The Masked Singer. Last week, the Australian music legend was unmasked and revealed as the Lion on the hit program. But on Monday, Kate used the word “tranny” on KIIS FM’s The Kyle and Jackie O Show, before …

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Queensland transgender advocates have paid tribute to long-serving volunteer Aunty Pat, who has retired from community fundraising after 26 years. Aunty Pat (pictured, second from right) has had to retire due to her health. Australian Transgender Support Association (ATSAQ) President Gina Mather thanked Pat for her years of volunteer work. “Aunty Pat has been a …

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