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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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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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Peta Credlin says “one in seven” prisoners now claim to be transgender

Peta Credlin says “one in seven” prisoners now claim to be transgender

Peta Credlin says “one in seven” male prisoners are now self-identifying as female – hoping they can be transferred to a female prison. The TV presenter made the claim during a discussion about Victoria’s proposed new gender laws. If the legislation is  passed by the state’s upper house people will be able to change their […]

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Health body says ‘The Australian’ reporting on trans treatment is biased

Health body says ‘The Australian’ reporting on trans treatment is biased

The Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) has raised concern over recent reporting on transgender health by News Corp. The leading health organisation for the treatment of people who are transgender labeled stories in The Australian newspaper as being biased, emotive and not based on fact. “Our organisation is concerned that the recent reporting in The […]

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Dr Suzanne Packer apologises for upset caused by trans debate

Dr Suzanne Packer apologises for upset caused by trans debate

Dr Suzanne Packer, Australian Senior of the Year, has offered an apology for the distress a submission regarding transgender children, that carried her endorsement, has caused for young people experiencing gender dysphoria and their families. Her apology follows a wave of negative reports published by The Australian newspaper and broadcast on Sky News. The reports were […]

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