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TransHub: New digital platform for trans people in New South Wales

TransHub: New digital platform for trans people in New South Wales

LGBTIQ+ health organisation ACON have announced the launch of a new digital information and resource platform for trans and gender diverse people, their loved ones, allies and health providers in New South Wales. Launched on Trans Day of Visibility, TransHub is a response to trans and gender diverse community concerns over difficulties in accessing relevant […]

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Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility online with TransFolk of WA

Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility online with TransFolk of WA

Each year March 31st marks Transgender Day of Visibility, a special day to celebrate, recognise and raise awareness of the trans and gender diverse communities around the globe. Originally an initiative of transgender activist Rachel Crandall in 2009 held in Michigan, the celebration has taken off across the world and ceremonies and events are now […]

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Binary spokesperson Kirralie Smith links COVID-19 to gender identity

Binary spokesperson Kirralie Smith links COVID-19 to gender identity

The latest email update from anti-transgender organisation Binary has raised concerns over respecting gender diversity during the time of COVID-19. Spokesperson Kirralie Smith sent an email to followers of Binary this week, arguing that coronavirus serves to “reveal how irrelevant radical gender ideology really is.” “COVID-19 has effectively shut down the globe with individuals, businesses […]

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Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital voices support for gender clinic

Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital voices support for gender clinic

Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital has publicly voiced its support for the research and work done by its gender clinic. Chairman the Hon Rob Knowles and CEO John Stanway have published an open letter saying the hospital is proud to deliver a Gender Service recognised as one of the world’s best. “Our team are considered leaders in […]

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TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA have shared their thanks to local community members who have offered up space in this year’s Pride Parade. The donations of wristbands come after many learned this week that Pride WA would be restricting numbers during this year’s march, citing health and safety concerns. Alyce Schotte, TransFolk of WA Chair, sent out […]

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WA amends laws to end forced divorce for trans and gender diverse people

WA amends laws to end forced divorce for trans and gender diverse people

Transgender and gender diverse Western Australians will no longer have to divorce their partners in order to have their gender legally affirmed after the upper house passed new legislation yesterday. The previous legislation prevented trans and gender diverse people from being able to have their gender recognised on official documents if they were married to […]

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Census will specifically include transgender and intersex people

Census will specifically include transgender and intersex people

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is considering including a specific check box for transgender and intersex people in the next national census. In the last census people could choose male, female or other, but submissions to the ABS have requested more specific information. Each time the census is rolled out the questions are changed […]

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Kirby Institute announces trans & gender diverse sexual health survey

Kirby Institute announces trans & gender diverse sexual health survey

Australia’s first sexual health survey focused on the transgender and gender diverse community has been revealed by The Kirby Institute. The Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey will be led by transgender and gender diverse professionals and community advocates, to better advise on sexual health policy, relationship support, sex education and more. Participants […]

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Youth Pride Network Queer & A is here to answer your questions

The fourth instalment of Queer & A airs this Halloween! Queer & A is an audience-driven LGBTQIA+ sexual health program aired live on Facebook. The show directly answers the hard-hitting questions from viewers, from safe sex to sexual fulfilment. Hosted by Youth Pride Network and The YEP Project, Queer & A has aired three episodes […]

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International shortage of popular hormone treatment Primoteston

International shortage of popular hormone treatment Primoteston

The Therapeutic Goods Association have warned that a shortage of popular hormone therapy Primoteston is anticipated to affect users over the coming months. The injectable testosterone is the most common of medical transition used by many transgender and non-binary people assigned female at birth. The Therapeutic Goods Association and LGBTI health organisation ACON are advising […]

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