Articles in Category: Media Releases
MELBOURNE: Recent state funding means a dedicated centre for transgender Melburnians is a step closer. Michael Magnusson found out just how close.
PROGRESS IN AUSTRIA ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY FOR TRANSGENDERS
"just two more letters..."
The subject line of this media release is accurate, yes Austria in Europe. It would be great, if on, 3 December following the ALP National conference, we could add just two more letters to the subject line and make it Australia.
PASSPORT CHANGES WELCOMED IN SAME WEEK AS INAUGRAL PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDS MEETING
Transgender Victoria welcomes changes to passport requirements for sex and gender diverse Australians – coincidentally announced in the same week as the inaugural meeting of the Parliamentary Friends of LGBTI group.
UIRED REGARDLESS OF ELECTION OUTCOME
Transgender Victoria welcomes the calling of the 21 August 2010 Federal election as a chance to move forward on a range of issues affecting trans* people - and all those "under the rainbow."
"In the largest ever genetic study of male to female transsexuals Australian researchers have found a significant genetic link between gender identity and a gene involved in testosterone action...."
Transgender Victoria welcomes research by Prince Henrys Institute showing genetic evidence in relation to male-to-female transsexuals as a highly useful step in uprooting inaccurate perceptions regarding people experiencing gender identity issues.
ACTION NEEDED NOW ON TRANSGENDER HEALTH AND WELLBEING
With Mental Health Week commencing on October 5, TransGender Victoria has called on both state and federal parliamentarians to act so as to improve the mental health and wellbeing of transgender people.
TRANS DEDUCTIBLE: NEW ERA FOR TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY IN VICTORIA
To have the ability to raise funds will help us achieve the equity part of our mission far more than previously stated spokesperson Sally Goldner.
Transgender Victoria welcomes the decision to start a 12 year old on a course of reversible medication that will keep him alive ñ the same process as the successful outcome for Alex, whose case became public in 2004.
In the ourcommunity.com newsletter, Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard asked for input re reducing social disadvantage and including communities more. Here is Transgender Victoria's response.
The situation regarding Penny Whetton, partner of Dr Janet Rice has left me quite optimistic. Huh, you say? All the vilifying anti-trans language on Andrew Landeryou's blog and you're upbeat?
The answer lies in the long-term change.
Transgender Victoria has slammed the amendment of passport laws relating to transgender people - and the treatment of Stephanie Imbruglia - as a total disgrace.