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Queensland heroes honoured at 2020 Trans Community Awards


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A 13-year-old transgender girl will receive puberty blockers without her estranged father’s consent, according to an important Queensland Supreme Court ruling. The mother of the child, identified as “A” due to privacy, applied to the Court seeking access to the treatment, recommended by the girl’s specialists. A’s psychiatrist told the court from age four onwards, …

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The death of a transgender woman allegedly raped at a Tasmanian prison in 2018 has sparked a petition calling for better protection of trans inmates. Warning: Distressing content Hobart trans woman Marjorie Harwood was jailed for theft offences in 2017. She was placed in the men’s section of Risdon Prison because her birth certificate listed …

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A popular female-only pool in Sydney’s eastern suburbs has copped backlash for banning transgender female patrons unless they’ve “undergone a gender reassignment surgery.” The McIver’s Ladies Baths in Coogee had published the rule in an FAQ section of its website. This week, its discovery sparked criticism on social media. Under a heading “Are transgender women …

Miss Transqueen India

Fashion designer Shaine Soni accepted the crown of Miss Transqueen India on Saturday night. She previously volunteered as a stylist and coach for the competition. Unable to stage the pageant in 2020 due to COVID-19, the pageant founder chose Shaine Soni to represent India in Miss International Queen 2021. Pageant founder Reena Rai says Miss …

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Friends, admirers and sympathisers took to social media to post tributes for Bridget Flack.  The search for Bridget ended yesterday after the discovery of an unidentified body in Melbourne’s east. Victoria Police issued a statement following the discovery of the body. “Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the discovery of a woman’s …

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The sister of Bridget Flack, a Melbourne woman who has been missing for 10 days, say her disappearance is “incredibly uncharacteristic” as she joined police in appealing to the public for information. Victoria Police have renewed calls for public assistance in the search for the 28-year-old (pictured). Bridget was last seen at about 10.30am on …

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Brisbane’s Stonewall Medical Centre is offering patients in remote areas expert sexual health advice over video consultation with their specialists via their new Tele-Sexual Health service. Do you live in an area away from the big cities? Are you transgender or gender diverse and looking for medical care but wondering where to go? Is your …

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Victoria Police have charged a senior detective with misconduct in public office after unauthorised photos of former AFL coach Dani Laidley inside a police station were leaked and widely shared online. Last month, Laidley pleaded guilty to offences related to stalking after repeatedly calling a woman and sitting in a car outside her home. Laidley …

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Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated star of Juno, the X-Men series and Umbrella Academy, has announced he is transgender. “Hi friends,” he wrote on social media. “I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. “I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To …

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New South Wales homicide detectives have extradited a Colombian man from the Caribbean island of Aruba on charges of murdering Sydney trans woman Kimberley McRae. Police found McRae, 69, dead in her Coogee unit in suspicious circumstances in January this year. After an investigation police accused Colombian student Hector Enrique Valencia, now 21, of murdering …

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