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Tommy Dorfman

Trans actress Tommy Dorfman accuses airline of misgendering her

Transgender actress Tommy Dorfman has accused Delta Airlines employees of violating “human rights” after misgendering her in an exchange that went viral on TikTok. Tommy Dorfman, who played Ryan Shaver in Netflix hit 13 Reasons Why posted the since deleted TikTok over the weekend.  Filmed at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, the video shows …

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Gervais now also targeting terminally ill children

Ricky Gervais plunged to new depths with jokes about terminally ill children in his latest Netflix stand-up special Armageddon. Gervais is under fire for calling terminally ill children “baldies” and “retarded” in a clip shared on social media. The video starts with the comedian explaining his work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. “I’ve been doing a …

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Jonathan Van Ness and Armchair Expert’s Dax Shepard have heated exchange about trans rights

Jonathan Van Ness recently appeared on Dax Shepard’s podcast Armchair Expert, but what started as a lighthearted conversation ended with the Queer Eye star in tears.  The trouble began during a discussion about whether The New York Times is a left-leaning news source. Van Ness emphasised that one should not regard a publication as progressive …

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American Horror Story’s Angelica Ross calls out Emma Roberts for transphobic comment

Trans actress Angelica Ross has called our her American Horror Story costar Emma Roberts, accusing her of transphobia on set.  On an Instagram live, Ross spoke out about Emma Roberts, with whom she acted alongside in American Horror Story: 1984. In the video, Ross says most of the cast was “irritated” by Roberts, but that …

Greens Senator Janet Rice joined a trans rights rally outside Parliament House in Canberra

Greens blast ‘shameful’ anti-trans event at Parliament House

Greens MPs have declared “transphobia has no place in the parliament” at a Canberra rally to oppose a Binary Australia-hosted event inside Parliament House. On Monday morning, a crowd of trans rights supporters gathered on the lawns outside Parliament House. Inside, the likes of Katherine Deves, Moira Deeming, Kirralie Smith and others were talking at …

Olivia Gavranich, a.k.a. St South, is petitioning against Channel Seven's Spotlight program

‘Horrified’: Non-binary Aussie launches petition against Channel 7

Thousands have signed a non-binary Australian artist’s petition calling for Channel Seven to remove a program on “de-transitioning” that included images of trans and non-binary folk without their consent. On Sunday night (September 3), Seven screened current affairs program Spotlight. It featured a report on “de-transitioning” and transgender youth that contained false and misleading claims. The …

Victoria Liberal MP Moira Deeming with anti-trans activist Posie Parker

Anti-trans activist Posie Parker to sue Vic Liberals for defamation

British anti-trans activist Posie Parker has demanded an apology and financial compensation from the Victorian Liberals, alleging they defamed her after her Australian speaking tour this year. Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, who also goes by the pseudonym Posie Parker online, caused outrage in March with her anti-trans “Let Women Speak” event in Melbourne. The event was also …

Paul Barry hosting Media Watch, under fire for trans segment

ABC’s Media Watch slammed for segment on ‘gender war’

Numerous LGBTQIA+ organisations have signed an open letter criticising Media Watch for a segment this week on transgender healthcare. The segment discussed the sacking of The Age columnist Julie Szego. The ABC program’s host Paul Barry called the columnist “another casualty” in the “gender war”. Szego was sacked from The Age this month over disparaging …

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White House bans trans model for posing topless

The White House have spoken out, banning a transgender model from future events due to photos and videos that show her topless on the South Lawn during a recent LGBTQIA+ Pride celebration. Rose Montoya, a trans model and activist, was among hundreds invited by the Biden administration to mark Pride Month, also including Aussie icon …

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Donald Trump Jr slammed for false trans kids claims on Kyle and Jackie O show

The Australian Associated Press (AAP) have called out Donald Trump Jr after he made a series of wrong and incorrect claims about transgender children during an appearance on KIIS FM’s Kyle and Jackie O show to promote his upcoming Australian speaking tour. Trump Jr falsely claimed that the overwhelming majority of children who go through …

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