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queensland aids council peter black brisbane pride rally

On the day of the Brisbane Pride Festival Rally and March, the Queensland AIDS Council’s President Peter Black speaks on where we are at and how far we have to go. This morning I had the privilege to talk about the future of the Queensland AIDS Council and the LGBTI Brotherboy and Sistergirl communities of …

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Academics at the University of Queensland’s law school have pledged support for transgender and gender diverse students after comments from the head of the school. Professor Patrick Parkinson is dean of UQ’s TC Beirne School of Law. He recently told a religious freedom conference faith schools should be allowed to reject a student’s gender identity …

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transgender sexual violence hands up stock photo

Over half of transgender and gender diverse Australians have been victims of sexual violence or coercion, according to a new Kirby Institute report. The 2018 Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey involved 1,613 people and is the largest study of its kind. The report was launched in Perth on Tuesday. The study found …

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The Australian newspaper transgender equality australia auspath

The Australian Psychological Society has blasted claims published by The Australian newspaper that a “social contagion” is influencing transgender youth’s gender identities. The Australian newspaper has come under fire for publishing dozens of anti-trans stories over the past month. Many quote health practitioners with no experience treating gender dysphoria. On September 4, the newspaper published …

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tasmania transgender martine delaney birth certificate gender reform

Tasmanian transgender woman Martine Delaney has become the first to receive a birth certificate affirming her true gender under the state’s historic gender reforms. The new laws passed the state’s parliament in April and came into effect on Friday. They allow trans and gender diverse Tasmanians to amend sex markers on birth certificates without surgery …

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Tasmania transgender birth certificate reforms Martine Delaney Roen meijers

Tasmania’s transgender community celebrated on Thursday as the state’s historic gender reforms came into effect. The new reforms allow trans Tasmanians to amend gender markers on birth certificates without surgery or remove them altogether. New anti-discrimination provisions also came into effect in the state. Advocates say the gender reforms are the most advanced in Australia …

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Spice Girl Mel C has opened up about why she’s passionate about transgender rights, after she unfurled a trans flag at a UK pride event this month. Mel dedicated her performance of Spice Girls hit 2 Become 1 to the trans community during her Brighton Pride performance on August 3. “I’ve been proudly holding the …

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brisbane religious freedoms bill rally jo inkpin black rainbow anglican church

Just.equal has launched a new LGBTIQ community survey to get your thoughts on the current “religious freedom” and transgender rights debates. The survey comes as Attorney-General Christian Porter is expected to unveil his religious discrimination legislation on Thursday. It also comes following the Victorian parliament passing birth certificate reforms in Victoria. But News Corp’s The …

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equality australia transgender victoria melbourne birth certificates gender

A bill to allow transgender and gender diverse Victorians to change the sex marker on their birth certificate without surgery has passed its final vote. Trans rights advocates cheered the passage of the amendment to the state’s Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act in the state parliament’s upper house on Tuesday night. Victorian Attorney-General Jill …

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hate crime investigation transgender women

Investigation into hate-crime after a group of transgender women were attacked and then forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. Footage emerged of the incident and shows security dragging the trans women out of base Las Perlas on August 23. In the footage, victim Jennifer Bianchi says “don’t touch me like that” after being grabbed …

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