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Advocates & experts dispel misinformation on trans healthcare

Advocates & experts dispel misinformation on trans healthcare

LGBTQIA+ advocates and medical professionals are standing up for trans lives and healthcare after misinformation shared by the Prime Minister this morning. Representatives from advocacy group Transcend Australia, the Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) and Equality Australia are setting out to set the record straight. This morning, Scott Morrison said he is standing […]

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Scott Morrison falsely claims “young adolescents” are having trans surgery

Scott Morrison falsely claims “young adolescents” are having trans surgery

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared he’s still standing by Katherine Deves as his candidate in Warringah despite her walk-back of her apology over her comments about transgender youth. The PM then went on to falsely claim that young adolescents are undergoing gender confirmation surgery. Yesterday Katherine Deves spoke to Sky News where she walked […]

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Katherine Deves says “mutilated” was the “correct terminology”

Katherine Deves says “mutilated” was the “correct terminology”

Liberal candidate for Warringah Katherine Deves has walked back her apology over social media posts she made about transgender youth, saying “mutilated” was the correct terminology to describe them from a “medico-legal” perspective. Sky News host Chris Kenny was frustrated that the Liberal party kept blocking Deves from appearing in mainstream media, he headed out […]

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Katherine Deves ushered out of Liberal party function

Katherine Deves ushered out of Liberal party function

Katherine Deves, the Liberal candidate for Warringah, was ushered out of a Liberal party function on Sunday as she refused to answer questions from the media. The controversial candidate who has campaigned to prevent transgender women and girls from participating in sport said she still had the backing of her party before being whisked away […]

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Polling shows Liberal support for Deves may cost them other seats

Polling shows Liberal support for Deves may cost them other seats

New polling commissioned by Equality Australia has shown that the Liberal party’s support for embattled Warringah candidate Katherine Deves may have had a negative effect on other seats the government is hoping to hold on to at the federal election. The selection of ‘Save Women’s Sport’ candidate Deves has caused a furor over her long […]

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Katherine Deves breaks her silence saying she’s ‘chastened’

Liberal party election candidate Katherine Deves has broken her silence and granted an exclusive pre-recorded interview with SBS World News, saying she’s received death and rape threats and has had to send her family away due the furor around her comments about transgender people. The heavily edited interview was filmed at a “secret location”, and […]

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New campaign calls for politicians to legislate against trans women

New campaign calls for politicians to legislate against trans women

A new campaign encouraging people to write to their local politicians asking them to bring in laws that would exclude transgender women and girls from single-sex sports and spaces has been launched. The ‘Respect My Sex If You Want My Vote’ campaign is being spearheaded by Western Australian Karyn Lisignoli and was announced in The […]

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PM stands by Katherine Deves as her previous comments pile up

PM stands by Katherine Deves as her previous comments pile up

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out disendorsing Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, saying people should focus on her core argument about ‘protecting women’s sport’. “Katherine is passionate about the issue of women and girls in sport, and I think the position that she’s set out on that issue is one that I think finds a […]

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Deves claimed SCG is permanently changing the Ladies Pavilion to the ‘Pride Pavilion’

Deves claimed SCG is permanently changing the Ladies Pavilion to the ‘Pride Pavilion’

Liberal candidate Katherine Deves claimed the Sydney Cricket Ground is removing the historic Ladies Pavilion and permanently renaming it the “Pride Pavilion” following the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras being held at the stadium. Deves made the claim while appearing on an online panel for International Women’s Day. In the a conversation hosted by […]

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Protests against Katherine Deves announced for Sydney

Protests against Katherine Deves announced for Sydney

Sydney based LGBTIQA+ rights group Community Action for Rainbow Rights has announced it will hold a snap action protest against the Liberal candidate for Warringah Katherine Deves. Deves has dominated the headlines since she was announced as the party’s candidate for Warringah just over a fortnight ago. The co-founder of Save Women’s Sport Australasia has […]

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