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The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has rejected a claim it is conducting a “national inquiry” into the “safety and ethics” of medical treatment for transgender children. On Saturday, The Australian newspaper claimed the RACP had “agreed to do the inquiry” with the backing of Health Minister Greg Hunt. Hunt had received a submission …

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A bill to allow transgender and gender diverse Victorians to change the sex marker on their birth certificate without surgery has passed its first 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 lower house on Thursday. Equality minister Martin Foley …

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Australia’s peak body of transgender health professionals has called out The Australian newspaper’s “biased” reporting of trans issues. The News Corp newspaper was criticised this week for the transphobic coverage, grouped in a new “Gender” section on its website. Headlines in the section include “They’re castrating children”, “Sex not a matter of belief”, and “Corrupting …

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Family and friends of transgender reality TV star and model Miriam Rivera have opened up about her death earlier this year at age 38. Rivera was found dead of an apparent suicide in Mexico in February. But those close to her have voiced suspicions this week about her true cause of death, the Daily Mail …

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LGBTIQ advocates have lashed The Australian newspaper for “appalling” coverage of transgender issues in a new “Gender” section on its website. Headlines in the new section include “They’re castrating children”, “Transgender project ‘out of balance’”, “Sex not a matter of belief”, and “Corrupting kids’ thinking”. “Medicalisation of gender is dividing our society and abusing our …

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Anti-transgender group Binary Australia are sending hundreds of schools information packs for parents to “protect” children from “radical transgender indoctrination”. Binary director Kirralie Smith announced the plan to combat “transgender speakers, de-gendering language, pronoun police, explicit sex education programs and inappropriate library books” in schools. Smith plans to distribute the packs to 500 P&C groups …

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Brazilian beauty Valentina Sampaio has reportedly become the first transgender model hired by Victoria’s Secret. The 22-year-old took to her Instagram to share a selfie on the set of a photoshoot for the lingerie label’s “VS Pink” sub-brand. “Backstage click,” Sampaio wrote on the photo of herself in a white bathrobe. Victoria’s Secret has not …

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Model Carissa Pinkston has admitted she falsely claimed to be transgender after she was caught out making transphobic comments. Pinkston, who has modelled for Marc Jacobs and Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty line was sacked from her agency, Elite Models, on Monday after a series of transphobic Facebook posts and videos came to light. But as …

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Transgender teenager Georgie Stone will make history with her debut on Aussie soap Neighbours next month. Georgie will play Mackenzie, a student Erinsborough High School and the long-running show’s first ever transgender character. “She’s absolutely the character I wish I had seen as a kid,” the 19-year-old told the Australian Women’s Weekly. “I would have …

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Scarlett Johansson says comments she made about “political correctness” in Hollywood casting have been taken out of context, 12 months after she pulled out of a transgender role. Earlier this week the actor claimed in an interview she “should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal.” “Today there’s a lot of emphasis and …

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