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Victorian govt move to allow trans people to affirm gender without divorce

Victorian govt move to allow trans people to affirm gender without divorce

Victoria’s state government are set to update their laws to stop forcing trans and gender diverse people having to divorce in order to legally affirm their gender. After the passage of marriage equality under the federal government last year, state governments were given a 12-month window to bring their legislation in line with the new […]

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Local trans documentary It’s Not Just Me airing on SBS Viceland

Local trans documentary It’s Not Just Me airing on SBS Viceland

Four Perth-based trans men feature in a local documentary set to appear on free-to-air television tonight. It’s Not Just Me gives audiences a window into the lives of Simon, David, Logan and Max as they share their personal experiences under the guidance of director Jonathan Messer. The film was shown in Perth at last year’s […]

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Improving homelessness support services for transgender people

A new project is tackling the issue of homelessness has just begun in the City of Vincent. The Trans Homelessness project is a joint initiative of Perth Inner City Youth Service, TransFolk of WA, and ConnectGroups. Funded by the City of Vincent, the project aims to develop referral pathways for homeless trans people in WA […]

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Hannah Mouncey will play state women’s AFLW this year

Hannah Mouncey will play state women’s AFLW this year

Footballer Hannah Mouncey has been given the green light to play in the AFL’s women’s league at state and territory level after being blocked by a subcommittee late last year. Mouncey has released a lengthy statement welcoming the AFL’s decision, but made a point of not thanking the organisation for doing something “open to every […]

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PBS to remove common testosterone hormone replacement therapy

PBS to remove common testosterone hormone replacement therapy

The Department of Health, through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), has announced that from February 1st they will no longer subsidise Primoteston Depot, the most common form of medical transition available for transgender men and non-binary people assigned female at birth. “Primoteston Depot (testosterone enantate 250 mg injection) will be deleted from the Pharmaceutical Benefits […]

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Trans advocates seek info on discrimination in homelessness support

Trans advocates seek info on discrimination in homelessness support

Local trans and gender diverse advocates are seeking participants for a survey which identifies discrimination in the homelessness sector due to religious exemptions. Perth’s Kai Schweizer is circulating a survey to gather information to determine what steps need to be taken to improve housing support for trans and gender diverse people in need. If you […]

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Family Court: Trans teens no longer need court approval for treatment

Family Court: Trans teens no longer need court approval for treatment

The Full Court of the Family Court have ruled that young Australians seeking treatment for gender affirmation will no longer have to receive court authorisation to move forward. Following continued criticism from health experts and trans activists, young people will now be able to have hormone treatment prescribed by their doctor in accordance with the […]

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Freedom Centre art project explores gender diversity and trans identities

Freedom Centre art project explores gender diversity and trans identities

The Freedom Centre’s Trans Art Exhibition is a collection of artworks depicting the gender journey of trans and gender diverse young people. “The Freedom Centre’s Trans Art project provides a vital opportunity for young people to creatively explore and express their gender identity through art while in a safe peer space,” said Freedom Centre Coordinator […]

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Hurts highlight assaults on gender fluid people in new video

British band Hurts highlight violence against gender diverse people in the video for their latest track Beautiful Ones. The video begins with singer Theo Hutchcraft on the ground having been attacked by three men. The video then runs in reverse showing that Hutchcraft was attacked while dressed as a woman. The duo have described the video […]

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San Francisco launches world’s first Transgender district

San Francisco launches world’s first Transgender district

The City of San Francisco have created a district to act as a hub for Transgender, Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people – the first legally recognised district of its kind in the world. Compton’s TLGB District occupies six blocks in the southeastern section of the city known as the Tenderloin. Within the Tenderloin, Compton’s Cafeteria […]

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