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Gender Discrimination Removed from Medicare

Gender Discrimination Removed from Medicare

Medicare is set to remove gender discrimination policies that mean intersex/trans* patients will no longer need to discuss their gender identity before receiving treatment. Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, explained how currently some Medicare services are only available for men and women. ‚ÄúSomeone who has a uterus may actually identify their gender as male. Under current […]

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Groundbreaking Anti-Discrimination Laws Passed

Groundbreaking Anti-Discrimination Laws Passed

Yesterday saw the legislation of The Sex Discrimination (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Amendment Bill 2013. The bill closes a lot of loopholes regarding discrimination towards the Australian LGBTIQ community; part of its legislation has made it the first country in the world to protect the intersex community at a federal level. The […]

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