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There is no “national inquiry” into transgender treatments

There is no “national inquiry” into transgender treatments

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) says it is not conducting an inquiry into the treatment of transgender youth in Australia. The organisation has responded to media organisations who had declared the medical body was conducting an inquiry under orders from Health Minister Greg Hunt saying; “the RACP is primarily an educational institution and does […]

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SBS criticised for marriage equality support

SBS criticised for marriage equality support

National’s MP Matt Canavan (pictured) has criticised SBS for it’s public support of marriage equality during the Senate Estimates hearings. Senator Canavan said the broadcaster has abused it’s position as a public broadcaster by joining a campaign that listed business supporting marriage equality. SBS signed up to Australian Marriage Equality’s campaign that listed businesses including […]

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ACMA rules iceberg marriage ads are OK

ACMA rules iceberg marriage ads are OK

The broadcast media authority has ruled that the controversial television advertisements that compared marriage equality to the Titanic striking the iceberg did not breach televisions codes of practice. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released the results of its investigation into the Marriage Alliance’s advertisements that drew wide spread criticism when they aired on […]

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Media Watch: Marriage coverage unbalanced

Media Watch: Marriage coverage unbalanced

The ABC’s ‘Media Watch’ program has highlighted their belief that the media coverage of the long running debate over changing the definition of marriage is unbalanced. On last night’s edition of the program host, respected journalist, Paul Barry said he didn’t think groups like the Australian Marriage Forum and the Marriage Alliance were getting a […]

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Local Community Remembers Mayang Prasetyo

Representatives of Perth’s LGBTIQ communities have come together to remember and pay respect to Payang Prasetyo. Mayang, an Indonesian woman, who was transgender, was horrifically killed in an apparent domestic violence incident in Queensland earlier this month. Unfortunately a great deal of media reporting on her death focused on her gender history and employment as […]

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