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Study finds the children of same sex couples are perfectly fine

Study finds the children of same sex couples are perfectly fine

A new review of multiple studies into the well being of children raised by same sex parents has concluded that there is no difference between them and children raised by opposite sex parents. Published in the Medical Journal of Australia the researchers found that children raised in same-sex parented families did as well emotionally, socially and […]

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Author of The Gender Fairy responds to Marriage Coalition advert

Author of The Gender Fairy responds to Marriage Coalition advert

Jo Hirst, author of the children’s book The Gender Fairy, has responded to the Coalition for Marriage using her book in their latest advertising campaign. In a statement Hirst said the lives of young transgender children should not be brought into the marriage debate. “This survey is about who will have the right to enter […]

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Shorten labels the Liberals dual plebiscite plans as dumb and dumber

Shorten labels the Liberals dual plebiscite plans as dumb and dumber

Labor leader Bill Shorten has labeled the Liberal party’s plan to push forward with a plebiscite, and then potentially a postal plebiscite, as “dumb and dumber” ideas. Yesterday following a crisis meeting Liberal MPs overwhelmingly voted to maintain their current policy of holding a compulsory, but non-binding plebiscite, on marriage equality. The party committed to […]

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Enter the world between life and death in Coma Land

Black Swan State Theatre Company’s upcoming production will take audiences on a journey into Coma Land, a world between life and death. Created by Perth playwright Will O’Mahony (Tonsils + Tweezers, The Mars Project, Great White), Coma Land follows the story of child genius and piano prodigy Boon trapped in this bizarre new world trying to wake […]

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Kids will have endless fun at Jurassic Creatures

Kids will have endless fun at Jurassic Creatures

Jurassic Creatures has opened at Crown Pyramid and it’s promises to fulfill a dinosaur enthusiasts wildest dreams. To test the claim we took the biggest dinosaur obsessives we know to see the show. Benjamin, who is almost three, lives and breathes dinosaurs, so he came along to the interactive exhibition as our guest with his six […]

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Julie Andrews’ new Netflix show stars non-binary character

Julie Andrews’ new Netflix show stars non-binary character

A new Netflix children’s program starring the legendary Julie Andrews features a young character who identifies as non-binary and gender neutral. Julie’s Greenroom aims to teach children about the performing arts with Andrews, Hollywood stars and a cast of The Jim Henson Company’s puppet kids. Riley, the auburn-haired gender neutral member of the puppet cast, is […]

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WA Senator Louise Pratt delivers emotional speech against plebiscite

WA Senator Louise Pratt delivers emotional speech against plebiscite

Labor Senator for Western Australia Louise Pratt gave a stirring and personal speech in the Senate yesterday, during debate on the Government’s now defunct plebiscite bill. The out politician and mother has been a vocal opponent of the plebiscite since its inception under the Abbott Liberal government, and yesterday she spoke from her own experience […]

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Mother perplexed when she met a transgender person

Mother perplexed when she met a transgender person

The Daily Telegraph has published an opinion piece from a mother who was upset when she met, what she presumed to be, a transgender person working at her local Woolworths. Niamh Kavanagh shared with the newspaper’s readers how she recently became flustered when she met a woman with a deeper voice working on the checkout. […]

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Paediatrician disputes ACL claims about same-sex parents

Paediatrician disputes ACL claims about same-sex parents

A former paediatrician and MP for the Australian Labor Party has written an open letter to Australian Christian Lobby national director Lyle Shelton disputing claims that marriage equality is not fair to children. Dr Michael Freelander served as a children’s doctor for 37 years, including time as the Head of Paediatrics at Campbelltown Hospital. Now, Freelander is […]

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Is your child gender diverse?

Is your child gender diverse?

Is your child gender diverse? If so, here’s a great chance to meet up with other parents of gender diverse children. The community group Transmen of WA is hosting a meeting for families who need support and assistance. The get-together to be held in West Perth on June 25th from 12:00pm – 2:30pm and will […]

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