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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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WA govt move to end forced divorce for trans & gender diverse people

WA govt move to end forced divorce for trans & gender diverse people

The Western Australian Government have announced they will put an end to a legal anomaly that forces transgender and gender diverse people to divorce before having their gender officially affirmed. Legislation was introduced yesterday that will remove the requirement for a person to be single in order to be eligible for a gender recognition certificate, […]

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Girls Rock! Music camps for young female and gender diverse artists

Girls Rock! Music camps for young female and gender diverse artists

After success in cities around the world, West Australian Music (WAM) have revealed an exciting new initiative for young musicians. Girls Rock! is a week-long day camp with a mission to empower young female, transgender and gender diverse people through music and education. The campers will have the opportunity to hone their skills on an […]

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New trans-only dating app Transdr criticised by users

New trans-only dating app Transdr criticised by users

A new dating app aimed at the trans and gender diverse community has been widely criticised just a few weeks after release. Transdr, billed as The Premier Transgender Dating App, was launched by Sean Kennedy who was concerned trans people were treated unfairly on other dating apps. “There should be an app knowing about them […]

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Trans Health Australia launches as peer-led advocacy group

A new organisation dedicated to advocating for the rights of trans and gender diverse Australians has launched its national platform. Trans Health Australia has grown from a Facebook-based news and information page to an Australia-wide campaign and support group for trans communities across the country. Founder Melody Moore says the organisation has already begun campaigning […]

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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. ‚ÄúPrimoteston Depot (testosterone enantate 250 mg injection) will be deleted from the Pharmaceutical Benefits […]

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