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Nurses call for equality in trans & gender diverse healthcare

Nurses call for equality in trans & gender diverse healthcare

On Transgender Day of Visibility, The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is calling for the immediate address of health gaps experienced by trans and gender diverse Australians. The ACN released a statement today celebrating the achievements, presence and community of trans and gender diverse folks, identifying urgent issues in healthcare. “Today, I would like to acknowledge […]

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Landmark report traces history of trans communities in NSW

Landmark report traces history of trans communities in NSW

A landmark report analysing the history of trans and gender diverse communities in New South Wales has been released today, marking Trans Day of Visibility. The report was produced for NSW’s peak LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON and the Gender Centre by Professor Noah Riseman of the Australian Catholic University, tracing the history of trans and […]

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Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility with TransFolk of WA’s digital panel

Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility with TransFolk of WA’s digital panel

March 31 marks Transgender Day of Visibility, an opportunity to celebrate the lives of our trans and gender diverse family. TransFolk of WA will be honouring the occasion with a brilliant panel of prolific local trans and gender diverse folks, offering a chance to ask questions of lived experience and learn how to better support […]

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Joe Biden issues a Presidential Proclamation on Trans Day of Visibility

Joe Biden issues a Presidential Proclamation on Trans Day of Visibility

President Joe Biden has become the first US President to issue an official presidential proclamation on Trans Day of Visibility. In his official statement posted to the White House website President Biden acknowledged that many transgender and non-binary activists had fought for recognition over many decades. “Transgender Day of Visibility recognizes the generations of struggle, […]

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TransFolk of WA Chair Hunter Gurevich talks Trans Day of Visibility

TransFolk of WA Chair Hunter Gurevich talks Trans Day of Visibility

March 31st is Trans Day of Visibility, and here in the west TransFolk of WA are at the forefront of ensuring our trans and gender diverse communities are receiving the support they need and having their voices heard. Since 2012, TransFolk of WA has been providing peer-led support for trans and gender diverse folks and […]

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Transcend Australia Chair Dr Rachel Richardson on Trans Day of Visibility

Transcend Australia Chair Dr Rachel Richardson on Trans Day of Visibility

Chair of trans and gender diverse advocacy group Transcend Australia, Dr Rachel Richardson, has shared her thoughts on Trans Day of Visibility. We’ve published her statement in full below. Transgender Day of Visibility is on 31 March. It is a day that is set aside to raise the profile of Transgender people in our community […]

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ECU to host Trans Day of Visibility webinar and panel discussion

ECU to host Trans Day of Visibility webinar and panel discussion

Edith Cowan University will be hosting a webinar and panel discussion to mark Trans Day of Visibility next week, as well as the launch of the university’s Trans, Gender Diverse and Non-Binary Support Guidelines. The panel will explore the significance of Trans Day of Visibility in 2021 and the lived experiences of trans, gender diverse […]

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Radio station 3CR marks Trans Day of Visibility with a special broadcast

Radio station 3CR marks Trans Day of Visibility with a special broadcast

Tune into Melbourne community radio station 3CR on Sunday as they present a special day of broadcasting highlighting Trans Day of Visibility. Tune in from 12-7pm (Eastern time) to hear from a diverse range of trans and gender-diverse programmers covering transgender art, music, culture, politics, wellbeing and resilience, aimed towards troubling and busting the western […]

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Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility this weekend

Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility this weekend

TransFolk of WA are putting on a fun filled event with lots of entertainment to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility on Saturday March 31st. Get your dancing shoes on for local band Rokchix who will be playing homage to the original Rock Chicks with their saucy, glam style of Rock and Roll. Australian Slam […]

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National Youth Week: Queer in the Year 2017

In my first grade class, my teacher asks us what we want to be when we grow up. I say ‘A BOY!’ and everybody laughs. I don’t say those words again for a decade. Growing up, I never hear the word transgender, only tomboy. With my ripped jeans and flat chest, I wear ‘tomboy’ like […]

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