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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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AusPATH say they do not recognise Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

AusPATH say they do not recognise Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

Australia’s leading bodies for transgender health care has released a position statement on Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria (ROGD) saying it is not a recognised condition by any major health organisation. The phrase was first coined in 2018 by US health researcher Lisa Littman who published a descriptive study that suggested that “social contagion” may be […]

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Prue MacSween uses transgender slur during ‘Outsiders’ appearance

Prue MacSween uses transgender slur during ‘Outsiders’ appearance

Social commentator Prue MacSween has shared her confusing thoughts on Mattel’s new line of non binary dolls, and dropped a transgender slur into the conversation while railing against the toys. MacSween made her debut as one of the co-hosts of the Sky News program Outsiders on Sunday morning and shared her opposition to the new […]

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Binary encourages parents to spy on teachers and ban books

Binary encourages parents to spy on teachers and ban books

Anti-transgender organisation Binary have released a digital version of the information pack for schools. Directed at parents and P&C groups the info pack encourages parents to spy on teacher’s social media profiles and campaign against books featuring transgender youth. The info pack was launched back in August by One Nation’s NSW leader Mark Latham. Initially, […]

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Transgender pioneer Carlotta says she’s against hormones for teenagers

Transgender pioneer Carlotta says she’s against hormones for teenagers

Transgender pioneer Carlotta has shared her thoughts on transgender children receiving medical treatment. The cabaret performer was making her return to talk show Studio 10 when she shared that she is opposed to children and adolescents receiving puberty blockers or hormone treatment. The 78 year-old  performer also voiced her opposition to Victoria’s legislation that will allow transgender people […]

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