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Aged Care for Transgender People……. An Australian Perspective

Aged Care for Transgender People……. An Australian Perspective

No different to any other Western Country, Australia is entering into an era where the sheer number of people reaching into Retirement age is exploding. This is one of two reasons why “Aged Care”  residential needs will see exponential growth. The other reason is that as our cultures have been made more culturally aware of […]

Transgender woman Stephanie McCarthy brutally attacked in Sydney Bar

Transgender woman Stephanie McCarthy brutally attacked in Sydney Bar

As a rider, I should say Stephanie McCarthy is known to me and I have followed her posts and activities for some time and we have many friends in common. Last week she was excited at the opportunity that she and her band were to play a late night gig at the Town Hall Hotel […]

Australian MP Peter Abetz says transgender School children shouldn’t be allowed success

Australian MP Peter Abetz says transgender School children shouldn’t be allowed success

MP Peter Abetz belives ‘small pressure groups” have absconded with Australia’s political will while the ‘silent majority’ were busy raising family, working and contributing socially to the community. Isn’t bothered too badly if a transgender child competes in sport but doesn’t think it’s ‘fair’ if one should win. Quoted as saying that Safe Schools programs […]

1 in 3 Trans relationships end in violence!

1 in 3 Trans relationships end in violence!

For months, if not years, we have reported on Trans* violence, in particular, the tragedy of murders and suicides. There are detailed murder stats compiled and published by “ Trans Murder Monitor “ a project sponsored by TGEU ( TransGender Europe ). They are the only global reference for such statistics. But clearly they are […]

RCH Gender Clinic Melbourne receives $6m in Funding

RCH Gender Clinic Melbourne receives $6m in Funding

Life is about to get a whole lot rosier for the Royal children’s Hospital(RCH) Gender Dysphoria Unit and, a great deal less stressful for the families and children presenting there. The “Andrews” Victorian government has set aside $6m over the next four years. This will enable the GDC to place additional professional staff and purchase […]

Study shows trans woman are 49% more likely to be HIV+

Study shows trans woman are 49% more likely to be HIV+

AIDS in the TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY…..It’s time to accept and quantify the issue! Every time I see JoAnne Keatley’s name connected with an issue, I know I am going to be impressed with the commitment and depth of research that is dedicated to the issue. The first time I became aware of her work was with […]

Watch Out Britain Arch TERF Sheila Jeffreys is retiring from Australian teaching post

Watch Out Britain Arch TERF Sheila Jeffreys is retiring from Australian teaching post

It is official! Sheila Jeffreys, that Arch Princess of TERFS, is set to retire from her post at Melbourne University and return to spend her years in Britain. Now 67, Sheila has held her post in Melbourne for 24 years. She has used this post and her position of privilege and protection to spew forth […]

Funding found for the Gender Dysphoria Clinic Melbourne

Funding found for the Gender Dysphoria Clinic Melbourne

Gender Dysphoria Clinic Melbourne in funding crisis Having experienced a significant uplift in the demand for its services, the Gender Dysphoria Clinic at Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne has seen waiting lists creep out to over a year for its services. That is until the Victorian Government, through the Premier, Mr Daniel Andrews, allocated extra […]

IDAHOT 2015 The underlying trends

IDAHOT 2015 The underlying trends

TransRespect – Transphobia: IDAHOT 2015 TGEU, through their Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) Project, maintain perhaps the most comprehensive and detailed database and analysis of Reported Murders in the world. It is updated and published every IDAHOT and also at other periodic intervals. The above pictorial representation depicts the Number of report Trans Murders between January […]

Lack of Trans care in Australia’s Northern Territories a human tragedy

Lack of  Trans care in Australia’s Northern Territories a human tragedy

Lack of trans care and support in the northern territories of Australia is life threatening to many. A recent report in the Australian media through ABC describes a situation that can be found in many parts of our country. Resources for support and in fact treatment by qualified Medical, Therapeutic and Counselling Services is scarce […]

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