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Rejection of transgender health inquiry welcomed by practitioners

Rejection of transgender health inquiry welcomed by practitioners

Health practitioners working in the field of transgender health have welcomed the response from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) that says there is no call for an inquiry into the treatment of transgender people. Last year Health Minister Greg Hunt was lobbied by a collection of anti-transgender groups who claimed that the practices […]

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Tasmanian residents report questionable phone poll

Tasmanian residents report questionable phone poll

A telephone survey about gender in schools has been condemned by LGBTI rights advocates as biased push-polling that politicises the lives of young Australians. Hobart residents have recorded robotic polling messages that ask whether parents should have the right to withdraw their children from classes about gender and whether the issue will influence how survey […]

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Sydney celebrates ‘What Matters’ at the 2020 Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade took place last night, bringing together an estimated 300,000 spectators who lined the streets, balconies and rooftops of Oxford Street to cheer on the 12,600 marchers taking part in the world’s biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community. The parade began with a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony and […]

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Indonesian bill calls for LGBTI people to report for “rehabilitation”

Indonesian bill calls for LGBTI people to report for “rehabilitation”

LGBTI rights activists have expressed alarm at a bill being considered by the Indonesian parliament. The proposal calls for LGBT people to report to authorities for rehabilitation. A draft “family resilience” bill has been proposed by members of the House of Representatives of Indonesia. The draft law defines homosexuality as a deviance which poses a […]

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Philip La Rosa returns with romantic new tune ‘Paradise’

Philip La Rosa returns with romantic new tune ‘Paradise’

Perth based musician Philip La Rosa has a brand new track and it’s one filled with romance. Paradise builds on the success his viral single Pride which was released in 2016. After collaborating the Banton Brothers, La Rosa released the single Drowning, which was produced by ARIA winning Taka Perry, to coincide with Mental Health Day 2018, […]

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View Street Medical are here for Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community

View Street Medical are here for Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community

For many LGBTIQ+ people, a simple routine trip to the GP can be an anxiety inducing experience. Each of us have our own unique set of circumstances that may require medical attention, and it can be incredibly difficult to find the right doctor or specialist that can offer the best treatment for the issue at […]

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Cricket Australia launches transgender inclusive policy

Cricket Australia launches transgender inclusive policy

Cricket Australia has launched a new policy to ensure that transgender people are included in the sport and do not face discrimination. Commencing consultation with key stakeholders in October 2018, Cricket Australia developed an Elite Cricket Policy and Guidelines for Community Cricket to support players electing to participate in cricket in line with their gender […]

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In the future PrEP could be delivered by a once-a-year implant

In the future PrEP could be delivered by a once-a-year implant

Rather than a once a day pill, in the future PrEP might be something you only have to think about once a year. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) treatments have seen the rate of new transmissions of HIV plummet in areas where the daily medication is readily available. Scientists are now testing more long-term ways of delivering […]

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UN votes to keep Independent Expert on sexuality and gender

UN votes to keep Independent Expert on sexuality and gender

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. In 2016 the mandate was established and Vitit Muntarbhorn from Thailand began looking into LGBT rights around the globe. In 2018 the position […]

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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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