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Georgie Stone nominated for Human Rights Award

Georgie Stone nominated for Human Rights Award

Victorian teenager Georgie Stone is among five nominees for the Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2017 Young People’s Medal. Stone has been an advocate for transgender rights, particularly in the area of younger trans people. Stone has been leading a campaign to allow people to begin transitioning gender without having to gain the permission of the […]

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Georgie Stone named Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year

Georgie Stone named Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year

Georgie Stone has been named Victoria’s Young Person of the Year, putting her in the running to be Young Australian of the Year in 2018. Last year, the advocate for transgender rights and awareness was previously awarded LGBTI Person of the Year at Victoria’s Globe Awards. Stone was the youngest person in Australia to be […]

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Greens celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility in Parliament

Greens celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility in Parliament

The Australian Greens have congratulated trans and gender diverse people and community working for equality and justice on International Transgender Day of Visibility. The Greens LGBTIQ spokesperson Senator Janet Rice says March 31 is an opportunity to recognise progress and reflect on how far we still have to go. “Prominent members of the trans and […]

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Georgie Stone named LGBTI person of the year

Georgie Stone named LGBTI person of the year

Transgender rights activist Georgie Stone has been named LGBTI person of the year at Victoria’s Globe Awards. Now in it’s third year, the awards which are supported by the Victorian government, aim to highlight remarkable people within the LGBTI community. Stone, who first identified as female when she was three years old, began her transition […]

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Karl Stefanovic nominated for LGBT award

Karl Stefanovic nominated for LGBT award

‘Today’ show host Karl Stefanovic has been nominated for a LGBTI award following his on-air apology for using a transgender slur. Stefanovic is among 34 people nominated in this year’s Honour Awards in NSW. The awards acknowledge people making a positive contribution within or to towards the LGBTI community. The awards are run by the […]

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‘Australian Story’ features transgender teen’s journey

‘Australian Story’ features transgender teen’s journey

Tonight’s edition of the ABC’s ‘Australian Story’ will focus on a Victorian transgender teenager and her battle to access medical treatment. Sixteen-year-old Georgie Stone has battled prejudice, bullying and even legal hurdles to become the young woman she is today. The transgender teen is now trying to use her experience to help other young people. […]

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