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YouTube favourite NikkieTutorials comes out as transgender

YouTube favourite NikkieTutorials comes out as transgender

One of the biggest names on YouTube has posted an emotional video today, coming out as a transgender woman. NikkieTutorials, also known as Nikkie de Jager, shared with her over 12million followers that she is a member of the LGBTIQ+ community. “I can’t believe I am saying this today, to all of you, for the […]

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Vancouver man charged over death of transgender teenager

Vancouver man charged over death of transgender teenager

Seventeen year old transgender woman Nikki Kuhnhausen went missing in June 2019. The young woman went missing in Vancouver, Washington, and in early December her remains were discovered in a remote area of nearby Larch Mountain. Ten days after the body was discovered, on December 17th, prosecutors charged 25 year old Vancouver man David Bogdanov with […]

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Author JK Rowling under fire over Twitter post about transgender people

Author JK Rowling under fire over Twitter post about transgender people

Author JK Rowling is under fire over her latest tweet about transgender people. The writer of the Harry Potter novels has often shared her controversial opinions online, but her latest comments have got followers outraged. Rowling offered her opinion on a recent UK court case. Researcher Maya Forstater had been working for a company on […]

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Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital voices support for gender clinic

Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital voices support for gender clinic

Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital has publicly voiced its support for the research and work done by its gender clinic. Chairman the Hon Rob Knowles and CEO John Stanway have published an open letter saying the hospital is proud to deliver a Gender Service recognised as one of the world’s best. “Our team are considered leaders in […]

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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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Senator Amanda Stoker asks for support to fight “the transgender agenda”

Senator Amanda Stoker asks for support to fight “the transgender agenda”

Queensland Senator Amanda Stoker is calling on voters to show their support for her work in fighting against transgender youth. The government MP has launched a petition on her own website where supporters can voice their support for her advocacy against “the transgender agenda”. Senator Stoker says it’s for a grown man to want to […]

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TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA have shared their thanks to local community members who have offered up space in this year’s Pride Parade. The donations of wristbands come after many learned this week that Pride WA would be restricting numbers during this year’s march, citing health and safety concerns. Alyce Schotte, TransFolk of WA Chair, sent out […]

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United Nations expert slams media coverage of transgender youth

United Nations expert slams media coverage of transgender youth

The United Nations independent expert on preventing violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity has criticised the Australian media’s coverage of transgender youth and the medical professionals who work with them. Writing in The Guardian Victor Madrigal-Borloz attempts in the Australian media and public debate to paint transgender youth – and the doctors […]

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PM Scott Morrison believes transgender teens affected by identity politics

PM Scott Morrison believes transgender teens affected by identity politics

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he believes transgender youth have more mental health challenges because of ‘identity politics’. “The tragedy of youth suicide is all too common in Australia, particularly amongst younger Australians working through their identity and the pressures of identity politics,” Morrison said in response to criticism of his approach towards transgender youth. The […]

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Australian Psychological Society disputes reporting by ‘The Australian’

Australian Psychological Society disputes reporting by ‘The Australian’

The CEO of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) has responded to media reports suggesting the organisation was pushing for children to be allowed sex change surgery without parental consent or mandatory counselling saying the reporting has misrepresented the organisation’s statements. Earlier this week The Australian newspaper reported that the organisation had called for children under 16 to […]

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