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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lateral Hostility….Australian News

Lateral Hostility….Australian News

LATERAL HOSTILITY Within the Trans community in Australia, there are many voices, many strong opinions and dare I say it many strong egos. A time has come when there has been a universal call for each group to come together and present a unified, cohesive collective of opinion so that we ( the Trans Community […]

Transgender “No Pride In Prison” protester hand broken by police at Auckland Pride Parade

Transgender “No Pride In Prison” protester hand broken by police at Auckland Pride Parade

Protesters at the 2015 New Zealand Pride Parade jumped the crowd barrier with a banner which read ‘No Pride In Prison” in front of the police contingent. Emmy, the only trans member of the three was immediately targeted by the police and slammed violently face first to the ground according to a Tumblr post by one of […]

Australian court records show deported Trans woman Monica Jones engaged in sex work

Australian court records show deported Trans woman Monica Jones engaged in sex work

Transgender woman Monica Jones made headlines when her tourist visa was canceled and she was deported after trying to reenter Australia in December. There were various reasons given for her deportation in the media, some verging on hyperbolic. According to abc.net.au these are court documents of the conversation that Monica had with the border guards […]

Austrialian Norrie says facebook suspended them for saying ‘tranny bingo’, but is it so?

Austrialian Norrie says facebook suspended them for saying ‘tranny bingo’, but is it so?

Was Norrie suspended for 24 hours for just saying ‘tranny’ on facebook? It would appear so judging by the only article currently published about it. The truth is there isn’t a ‘tranny ban’ on facebook. There never has been. But there are Australian trans people who feel that the privilege to use such a word […]

“Tranny Bingo” disassembling gay privilege down under

“Tranny Bingo” disassembling gay privilege down under

Indi waving the trans flag from Australia Transgender woman Indiana (Indi) Kelly Edwards has asked that a group of Australian drag queens change “Tranny Bingo” to a name that is not a defamatory slur. It seems like a reasonable enough request, but one we know is difficult to accomplish. Planetransgender has been “taking on tranny” […]

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