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Kerri-Anne Kennerley: A Labor win will be “the end of life as we know it”

Kerri-Anne Kennerley: A Labor win will be “the end of life as we know it”

TV host Kerri-Anne Kennerley has voiced her opposition to the establishment of a National Gender Centre and a new commissioner for gender and sexuality being added to the Human Rights Commision. Speaking on Studio 10 this morning Kennerley said if Labor leader Bill Shorten wins Saturday’s federal election it will be the “end to life as we […]

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Trans activists talk ‘Gender Dysphoria to Gender Euphoria’

Trans activists talk ‘Gender Dysphoria to Gender Euphoria’

Relationships Australia WA are bringing internationally renowned trans activists and sexologists Professor Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad and Professor Elsa Almas to Perth this month. The pair will be sharing their own personal and professional journeys “from gender dysphoria to gender euphoria where different attractions, gender identities and turn-on patterns are to be valued.” Almas met […]

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Nick Goiran calls for “psychological intervention” for gender dysphoria

Nick Goiran calls for “psychological intervention” for gender dysphoria

Liberal MP Nick Goiran has shared his thoughts on how transgender people should tackle gender dysphoria. Goiran used a parliamentary debate to say he’d like to see transgender people being treated via “psychological intervention” rather than opting for physical changes to their bodies. The MP also highlighted the case of a murder is New South […]

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Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

There is more crossover between the bisexual+ and the gender non-binary communities than you might expect. It also makes a certain sense: if gender is not important to your attractions, it’s less likely to be important to your identity. According to genderspectrum, non-binary is “An umbrella term for gender identities that are not exclusively either […]

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Morrison says voters don’t care about gender identity

Morrison says voters don’t care about gender identity

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he’ll win next year’s federal election because he’s more in touch with what the Australian people care about. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, the Prime Minister said Australians were not concerned about gender identity. The PM said the seats in Western Sydney were traditional Labor voting areas that […]

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Queer actor Ezra Miller talks gender in new interview

Queer actor Ezra Miller talks gender in new interview

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald star Ezra Miller has spoken on their gender in a new feature interview with GQ at his Vermont farm. The 26-year-old came out as queer back in 2012, and has now shared that the don’t see their gender as male or female. “I was pleasantly surprised and overjoyed by how much room […]

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Western Australian parliament debates changes to gender laws

Western Australian parliament debates changes to gender laws

The Western Australian parliament has begun debating changes to Gender Reassignment Act. The state remains one of the last jurisdictions that still maintains laws that require people who wish to change their gender to be unmarried. The law was previously designed to stop creation of same-sex marriages via the process of gender reassignment. As commonwealth […]

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Call for submissions in review of WA’s legal gender recognition process

Call for submissions in review of WA’s legal gender recognition process

Local LGBTI+ advocates are calling for submissions to support changes to existing Western Australian processes that allow legal recognition of one’s sex, gender or intersex status. The call comes following a discussion paper from WA Law Reform Commission investigating current state laws and processes regarding recognition of one’s sex, gender or intersex status, as well […]

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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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Study shows sexuality and gender identity can begin at a young age

Study shows sexuality and gender identity can begin at a young age

A US study has shown that, for a small percentage of people, awareness of sexuality and gender occurs at a young age. Researchers at San Diego State University have found that some children are self identifying at nine and ten years old. While the majority of research to date has shown that people usually self-identify […]

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