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Animal Justice Party parts ways with candidates over transgender views

Animal Justice Party parts ways with candidates over transgender views

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) this week announced they were parting ways with two of their candidates who expressed views about transgender people which the party said did not align with their values. “Recently, there were AJP candidates who used their personal social media platform to express their views on some transgender issues in a […]

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Advocates & experts dispel misinformation on trans healthcare

Advocates & experts dispel misinformation on trans healthcare

LGBTQIA+ advocates and medical professionals are standing up for trans lives and healthcare after misinformation shared by the Prime Minister this morning. Representatives from advocacy group Transcend Australia, the Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) and Equality Australia are setting out to set the record straight. This morning, Scott Morrison said he is standing […]

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Scott Morrison falsely claims “young adolescents” are having trans surgery

Scott Morrison falsely claims “young adolescents” are having trans surgery

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared he’s still standing by Katherine Deves as his candidate in Warringah despite her walk-back of her apology over her comments about transgender youth. The PM then went on to falsely claim that young adolescents are undergoing gender confirmation surgery. Yesterday Katherine Deves spoke to Sky News where she walked […]

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Katherine Deves says “mutilated” was the “correct terminology”

Katherine Deves says “mutilated” was the “correct terminology”

Liberal candidate for Warringah Katherine Deves has walked back her apology over social media posts she made about transgender youth, saying “mutilated” was the correct terminology to describe them from a “medico-legal” perspective. Sky News host Chris Kenny was frustrated that the Liberal party kept blocking Deves from appearing in mainstream media, he headed out […]

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Connect with community this Lesbian Visibility Week

Connect with community this Lesbian Visibility Week

This week is International Lesbian Visibility Week, launching April 26 with Lesbian Visibility Day. Celebrated since 2008, the occasion is an opportunity to mark the achievements of LGBTQIA+ women and gender diverse people who feel an affinity with a lesbian identity. Moving beyond representation in media and on screen, Australia’s peak body for queer health […]

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Daniel Andrews says politicians pushing trans debate are cruel

Daniel Andrews says politicians pushing trans debate are cruel

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has shared his view on the debate over transgender people that has dominated the federal election campaign, saying it’s down to “desperate people who are in to wedge politics.” “What’s the problem we’re trying to fix here? I’ve been in the parliament for 20 years and I’ve never had a school […]

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New campaign calls for politicians to legislate against trans women

New campaign calls for politicians to legislate against trans women

A new campaign encouraging people to write to their local politicians asking them to bring in laws that would exclude transgender women and girls from single-sex sports and spaces has been launched. The ‘Respect My Sex If You Want My Vote’ campaign is being spearheaded by Western Australian Karyn Lisignoli and was announced in The […]

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PM stands by Katherine Deves as her previous comments pile up

PM stands by Katherine Deves as her previous comments pile up

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out disendorsing Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, saying people should focus on her core argument about ‘protecting women’s sport’. “Katherine is passionate about the issue of women and girls in sport, and I think the position that she’s set out on that issue is one that I think finds a […]

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Grahame Morris suggests trans women in sport will see us targeted by Russia and China

Grahame Morris suggests trans women in sport will see us targeted by Russia and China

The discussion on transgender women and girls participation in sport to an unexpected turn this evening when former Liberal Party advisor Grahame Morris suggested it would see Russia and China target Australia on an international level. Morris, who was an advisor to Prime Minister John Howard, was appearing on The Project alongside Labor advisor Bruce Hawker where […]

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Ezra Furman releases new single ‘Book of Names’

Ezra Furman releases new single ‘Book of Names’

Ezra Furman has released a new single, Book Of Our Names, described as sparse but deeply emotive, with Furman’s voice guiding through the pulsing guitars. This song follows last month’s single, Point Me Toward The Real, Furman’s first solo release since 2019’s Twelve Nudes and her stint soundtracking Netflix’s hit show Sex Education. Speaking about […]

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