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Kirralie Smith argues against Twitter’s dead-naming ban

Kirralie Smith argues against Twitter’s dead-naming ban

Kirralie Smith from the Australian Conservatives has argued against Twitter’s new code of conduct which stops people from harassing transgender people by dead-naming them or repeatedly misgendering them. The popular social media site has updated its rules banning the behaviour and warns users who do not comply that they may face a permanent ban from […]

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The Equality Campaign re-brands as new organisation for LGBTIQ+ rights

The Equality Campaign re-brands as new organisation for LGBTIQ+ rights

A new organisation that will fight for LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia has been launched with the Equality campaign that successfully brought marriage reform to Australia rebranding as Equality Australia. Anna Brown, one of the leaders of the marriage equality campaign, will leave her current position at the Human Rights Law Centre to serve as the […]

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Kirralie Smith launches ‘Binary’ saying there is only “male and female”

Kirralie Smith launches ‘Binary’ saying there is only “male and female”

The Australian Conservatives Senate candidate Kirralie Smith has launched a new political lobbying organisation called Binary. The group declare they are focused on promoting the role male and female genders play in society and their belief that gender is binary. The organisation is headed by Smith, a longtime campaigner against transgender rights. Smith said the […]

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Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom (ˈfriːdəm), noun The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. synonyms: right to, entitlement to; privilege, prerogative, due The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. synonyms: liberty, liberation, release, emancipation, deliverance I have been mulling over the theme of this year’s PrideFEST and it got me to thinking. Often […]

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Tinder update allows users to identify as trans, non binary & more

Tinder update allows users to identify as trans, non binary & more

Innovative dating app Tinder has launched a new update which allows users to choose a range of new gender options, rather than just male or female. “Starting today, no matter how you identify, you can express your authentic self on Tinder,” a statement from the organisation read. Now, while creating a profile on Tinder, users may […]

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Sydney school adopts non-gendered uniform policy

Sydney school adopts non-gendered uniform policy

A school in New South Wales have made changes to allow students to choose to wear whichever uniform they wish, encouraging freedom of gender expression. Newtown Performing Arts High School told students that anyone may wear a skirt to school, and be referred to as the gender they best identify with. The school had already […]

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