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    September 9, 2013

    Great new book for healthcare providers

    “Transforming Practice is an exploration of life satisfaction, health and wellness among transgender men, as told in their own words. While ma...
  • Gender identity Australia Report
    August 30, 2013

    Gender Identity Australia Report

    It is very exciting to finally make available the Gender Identity Australia Report, which documents findings from the two surveys undertaken by mysel...
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    August 25, 2013

    Young adult fiction: f2m – the boy...

    Wonderful to read this book written about a young transgender male character by authors living in Australia and New Zealand. The book has been widely ...
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    June 27, 2013

    New Government Guidelines

    These come into effect from July 1 2013, and allow people to change their gender on federal government documents without having undertaken surgery (th...
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    June 26, 2013

    New book by Australian Trans Man

    Australian author Benjamin MacEllen has written a powerful, honest and insightful book sharing his experience as a transgender man. Copies can be purc...
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Gender Book available to order

The folks at The Gender book have announced they are crowd sourcing funding for hard copies of their wonderful book – as a reward you receive a copy of the…

Screen Shot 2013-09-09 at 6.22.34 PM

Great new book for healthcare providers

“Transforming Practice is an exploration of life satisfaction, health and wellness among transgender men, as told in their own words. While many focus on what is wrong with trans people, trans-ally Marcus…

Gender identity Australia Report

Gender Identity Australia Report

It is very exciting to finally make available the Gender Identity Australia Report, which documents findings from the two surveys undertaken by myself and Dr Clemence Due in 2012 and 2013. The…

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Young adult fiction: f2m – the boy within

Wonderful to read this book written about a young transgender male character by authors living in Australia and New Zealand. The book has been widely promoted by the Victorian Safe…

Trans Media Database

This is a wonderful new site documenting positive representations of transgender people in the media, in documentaries, tv shows, and movies, including links to some available to watch on youtube.

Great news re: Medicare

Transgender and intersex people will no longer be required to disclose their gender in order to receive services under Medicare. To date, particular bodily parts have been treated as gendered…

New Australian Court Cases

Two new court cases have confirmed that parents do not need to petition the family law court for permission to authorise the administration of puberty blockers (referred to as ‘stage…

SBS Living Black feature on Sister Girls

Another great piece of SBS media, this time focusing on the lives of a number of Aboriginal Sister Girls, highlighting the challenges they face and their unique position within Aboriginal…

Powerful short SBS documentary

This is a wonderful new Australian documentary produced by SBS that focuses on the lives of three Samoan people who identify or have previously been identified as Fa’afafine:

New counselling service focusing on sex and gender diverse communities

PRESS RELEASE Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate Manager of Government Business in the Senate  Senator Louise…