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Charles O'Grady

Charles O'Grady

Here’s What’s Missing From The Moral Panic Over Trans Kids

5 min read

An unpublished law reform submission by the Australian Psychological Society has caused no small amount of moral panic in conservative media this week.

News

News

Transgender Filipina Tourist Killed In Regional Australian Town

1 min read

NSW Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old woman killed in Wagga Wagga on Saturday was a Filipina tourist who was about to return to the Philippines.

National

National

University Dean Compares Trans Youth To Overweight People

3 min read

Dozens of law academics from a Queensland university have publicly showed their support for transgender students after the head of their department argued against accepting a child's wish to transition.

Politics

Politics

The Prime Minister Has Personally Intervened In A Toilet Controversy

3 min read

Between jetting to Vietnam and the G7 in France, and preparing for a trip to Timor-Leste, the PM has shifted his focus off the global stage and onto toilet signage in Canberra.

Charles O'Grady

Charles O'Grady

It's My Right To Change My Gender On My Birth Certificate, Surgery Or Not

5 min read

As a transgender person, I am often faced with the profound absurdity of having other people debate my existence for me -- not simply whether I do exist, but also whether or not I should.

World

World

Women Forcibly Removed From Bar After Barrage Of Transphobic Slurs

2 min read

A criminal investigation has been opened after a group of transgender women were forcibly removed from a bar.

Kate Doak

Kate Doak

Cricket Australia Just Made It Okay For People Like Me To Play Sport

4 min read

There's one sporting memory that I'll always cherish.

World

World

Reality TV Star Miriam Rivera Has Reportedly Died

1 min read

Transgender model and reality star Miriam Rivera had reportedly died age 38.

Sport

Sport

This Is Why Cricket Australia Just Launched A Transgender Policy

2 min read

“It doesn’t make any sense that today, people are discriminated against, harassed or excluded, because of who they are."

Damien Linnane

Damien Linnane

Why I'm Friends With A Murderer, A Burglar And A Man Jailed For 241 Years

3 min read

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays were my favourite days in prison.

Music

Music

Iggy Azalea Stops Concert To Talk About Transgender Discrimination

1 min read

Performing at Chicago's Pride in the Park on Saturday, Iggy Azalea briefly paused her set to speak to the crowd about the horrific statistics when it comes to discrimination against trans women of colour.

James Norman

James Norman

The Church Needs To Butt Out Of Victoria's New Gender Identity Bill

4 min read

Should we have the right to determine our own gender identification on our birth certificates? 

News

News

Vatican Rejects 'Transgender' Term, Says People Can't Choose Their Gender

3 min read

The Vatican has condemned gender theory as part of a “confused concept of freedom."

News

News

Groundbreaking Gillette Ad Praised Worldwide For Transgender Support Message

1 min read

Praise has been piled on Gilette after its new ad championed a transgender teen and the bond he has with his father.

Crime

Crime

Transgender Woman Found Shot Dead After Viral Video Attack

2 min read

A 23-year-old transgender woman whose beating in front of a crowd was captured on video has been found dead on a Dallas, USA street.

National

National

Barry Humphries Stripped Of Comedy Award Naming Honour After Transgender Comments

1 min read

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has removed Barry Humphries' name from its biggest award after he made widely-condemned comments about transgender people last year. 

TV

TV

'Neighbours' To Welcome First Ever Transgender Character To Ramsay Street

1 min read

Georgie Stone is set to play the first ever transgender character on 'Neighbours', as she joins the cast this season.

News

News

Don't Classify As A Man Or A Woman? This Airline Gives You Other Boxes To Tick

3 min read

The air carrier is the first American airline to offer non-binary gender options on all booking channels.

World

World

Transgender Prisoners To Be Housed In Segregated Jail Unit

1 min read

Female transgender prisoners will be housed separately for the first time, as the United Kingdom opens its first special wing for trans prisoners.

Style

Style

Andreja Pejić Makes History As First Transgender Model To Front Bonds Campaign

2 min read

Aussie model Andreja Pejić, who is transgender, has been named as the face of Bonds' latest lingerie campaign, 'Intimately.'

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Films Man Allegedly Raping Her On Dance Floor

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Supreme Court Allows Trump's Transgender Troop Ban

2 min read

 The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed President Donald Trump a victory on his policy barring many transgender people from the military.

Kate Doak

Kate Doak

I Transitioned 5 Years Ago. Here's What Happened On My First Trip Home.

6 min read

There’s one thing I’ll never forget from when I was growing up.

World

World

Intersex People Win Legal Rights With New 'Diverse' Category

2 min read

A new classification for "third gender" people will give recognition to intersex citizens on official documents, in a historic move in Germany.

Life

Life

Miss Universe's First Transgender Model Slays The Runway

1 min read

For the first time in the Miss Universe pageant's 67-year history, an openly transgender model has entered the competition.

Style

Style

Victoria's Secret 'Sorry' For Transgender Model Comments

2 min read

Following his offensive comments on transgender women, Victoria's Secret chief marketing officer Ed Razek has apologised.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Celebs Hit Out At Trump Admin’s Bid To Erase Recognition Of Trans People

1 min read

Celebrities have accused the Trump administration of “trying to make transgender people disappear” in response to the news that the US Department of Health wants to narrow the definition of gender.

World

World

New York Allows Gender 'X' On Birth Certificates Without Doctor Approval

1 min read

New York City has legalised a neutral gender on birth certificates for people who do not identify as male or female.

The Project

The Project

Transgender Teen Takes On Scott Morrison Over "Gender Whisperers" Tweet

2 min read

A 13-year-old transgender student had something to say to country's leader.

Politics

Politics

'Let Kids Be Kids': Scott Morrison Slammed For 'Gender Whisperers' Tweet

3 min read

Parents with children who have identified as transgender were quick to take on the PM.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Actor Josie Totah Comes Out As Transgender

1 min read

"I'm ready to be free."

Entertainment

Entertainment

Supergirl To Feature TV's First Ever Transgender Superhero

2 min read

'It’s such an important issue right now in our society and in the world, so it seems only fitting that we have a trans superhero for trans kids to look up to.'

Movies

Movies

Scarlett Johansson Drops Transgender Role Following Backlash

2 min read

"I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project."

Movies

Movies

ScarJo's Response To Rub & Tug Backlash: She Doesn't Care

3 min read

After successfully whitewashing a popular Japanese manga, Scarlett Johansson sets her sights on the trans community and, hon, keep it.

Health

Health

Being Transgender Dropped As Mental Disorder By WHO

1 min read

The World Health Organisation now classifies 'gender incongruence' as 'conditions related to sexual health'.

Politics

Politics

Huge Win For Transgender People Facing "Cruel" Choice

3 min read

But there's still work to be done to remove transgender discrimination in both the state and across the country.