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PHOTOS: Trans Awards 2019 @ Sportsman Hotel – November 17, 2019

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Australian trans teenager Evie Macdonald made her TV acting debut in the groundbreaking ABC children’s series First Day last year. The four-episode series, which originally began as a short film, was a big success and screened overseas in the UK, US, and Canada. In the show, Evie (pictured above left) plays Hannah Bradford, a 12-year-old …

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Queensland’s Attorney-General has said the state government will introduce legislation to reform birth certificate laws to benefit transgender Queenslanders later this year, after years of lobbying by advocates. Trans and gender diverse Queenslanders must undergo expensive and invasive gender affirmation surgery before they can update gender markers on birth certificates. Many trans and gender diverse …

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Former AFL coach Dani Laidley is suing Victoria Police for negligence over the alleged “malicious” leaking of sensitive photos of her in custody that outed her as transgender. Last May, Dani Laidley was arrested for stalking offences outside a woman’s home, to which she later plead guilty. After the arrest, a photo of Laidley’s mugshot …

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A parliamentary inquiry has recommended the New South Wales government establish a judicial inquiry into unsolved gay- and trans-hate crimes in the state in a bid to finally get justice for victims. The state parliamentary inquiry into Gay and Transgender Hate Crimes between 1970 and 2010 was launched in 2018. The committee heard from numerous …

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Elliot Page has cried “tears of joy” while discussing his transition in his first on-camera interview with Oprah Winfrey. The Oscar-nominated actor spoke to Oprah for the Apple TV+ interview after he came out last December on social media. Elliot explained why he decided to detail his coming out journey publicly. “For me, in this …

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Transgender health expert Teddy Cook has delivered a moving speech to a NSW parliament committee to oppose Mark Latham’s anti-trans legislation. One Nation NSW leader Mark Latham wants to outlaw the promotion of “gender fluidity” in the state’s schools. The crossbench MP has caused outrage with a draft bill that would ban support and recognition …

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A group of transgender rights activists have interrupted a New South Wales parliamentary committee hearing to protest Mark Latham’s anti-trans education bill. NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham has caused outrage with his proposed Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020. Advocates warn the bill, if passed, would ban recognition of trans and gender diverse …

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A 15-year-old transgender boy who died by suicide has been mourned at two separate funerals after his parents argued over his gender identity in court and split his ashes. The 15-year-old boy from Perth, who can’t be identified, died in hospital on March 4, days after attempting to take his life, the West Australian reported. …

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A petition with more than 110,000 signatures opposing Mark Latham’s anti-transgender education bill has been delivered to a group of NSW Labor and Greens MPs. New South Wales One Nation leader Mark Latham has caused outrage with his Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020. The Upper House MP says his bill seeks to “outlaw …

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A Sydney protest rally will oppose Mark Latham’s “cruel and inhumane” proposed legislation banning recognition of transgender students in schools. The One Nation state leader introduced his proposed Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill to the NSW Upper House last August. Advocates warn the bill, if it’s passed, would ban all recognition of trans and …

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