Home » Archives by category » Australia (Page 2)

Miss Transsexual Australia 2016 offers SRS as grand prize

Miss Transsexual Australia 2016 offers SRS as grand prize

You might recall the stir when Miss Transgender UK 2015 announced the Grand Prize, SRS, naming it in honor of Leelah Alcorn. Besides the controversial naming, many were upset since it wasn’t made clear at first if the winner had options other than accepting SRS. There’s a vocal element within the trans movement who feel […]

Seven Sisters Festival to be fully inclusive of all woman

Seven Sisters Festival to be fully inclusive of all woman

Seven Sisters Festival 2015 promotional video asks “are you (all of womankind) going to be Ok today?” December 14th Amy Walker wrote about the Seven Sister’s Festival’s policy of excluding transgender women who haven’t had or opt not to have gender-affirming surgery. This came about after a cisgender-transgender couple asked to attend the Melbourne, Victoria, […]

Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Billboad Removed Following Complaints

Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Billboad Removed Following Complaints

Cranium, a signage company in Auckland, New Zealand, has faced severe criticism from the LGBT+ community and their supporters following what has been described as a transphobic and tasteless billboard that appeared to mock both Caitlyn Jenner, and the transgender community as a whole. The billboard featured the Vanity Fair cover image of Caitlyn Jenner, […]

No Pride In Prison to Protest Rape and Beating of Auckland Trans Inmate

No Pride In Prison to Protest Rape and Beating of Auckland Trans Inmate

A transgender woman held in Auckland South was beaten and raped by 7 men after being moved into general population Wednesday according to “No Pride in Prison’. The advocacy group says that they have confirmed the assault with family members and have announced a rally for the 10th of October. ‘She was taken out of […]

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 […]

Sydney LGBTI protest the “Townie” for allowing trans bashing

Sydney LGBTI protest the “Townie” for allowing trans bashing

Sydney LGBT protesters incensed over the beating of transwoman Stephanie McCarthy gather in front of Town Hall Hotel (Townie) in Newtown as police call for backup. The protester’s stood up to police Monday angry at Townie staff for allegedly allowing men to beat up transgender woman Stephanie McCarthy Friday night. The Townie denied that they were […]

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 […]

Page 2 of 3123