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EOC Boss – Let transgender kids wear the uniform of their choice

EOC Boss – Let transgender kids wear the uniform of their choice

Western Australia’s Acting Equal Opportunity Commissioner has commented on a recent media report¬†about parents at a Catholic School in Perth being alarmed about a female transgender child wearing a girl’s uniform. “If a male child identifying as female wishes to wear a dress, it should be their choice.” Dr John Byrne said in the commission’s […]

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Calls for more support for trans youth after mental health report

Calls for more support for trans youth after mental health report

Western Australian MPs and other organisations are working towards finding further support for trans and gender diverse youth after a new report from the Telethon Kids Institute. The Trans Pathways study has found trans young people are at high risk for suicide and are approximately 10 times more likely than other young Australians to experience […]

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Equal Opportunity Commissioner supports gender neutral uniforms

Equal Opportunity Commissioner supports gender neutral uniforms

WA’s Acting Equal Opportunity Commissioner has shown his support for gender neutral school uniforms. Dr John Byrne said gender neutral dress options were a part of modern society. Gender neutral school uniform options not only allow male and female students to comfortably engage in the same physical activities, they often reflect acceptable dress codes in […]

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EOC Continues to Fight School Bullying

EOC Continues to Fight School Bullying

¬† On August 9 the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) held a seminar at Penrhos College to further highlight the need to address homophobic bullying in our schools. The event gave the EOC an opportunity to officially launch research collated by Tiffany Jones, which revealed worrying statistics about our bullied rainbow youth. Representatives from Safe-School program […]

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