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Sunday 17 May 2015
Featured Sexuality Sport

fighting homophobia in sporting culture

Clara Borg
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Today Yarra Glen Football and Netball Club will host the second annual Pride Cup – an event that recognises and celebrates the diversity and inclusion of members of the LGBTIQ* community in sport. The match is also marked by International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), an annual initiative seeking to educate people on the…
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Friday 10 October 2014
Featured Health

mental illness and compounded effects of marginalisation

Natalia Verne

DISCLAIMER: This article is written only from my own experiences and is not meant to represent other people’s experiences of ableism, transmisogyny, sexual assault, or other experiences. Trigger Warnings: Rape, sexual assault.   A lot of people look up to people who appear to be struggling with life, as if they are inspirational in some…
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Monday 5 May 2014
Featured Sexuality

TIME snubs laverne cox: australian trans* youths speak

Cin Peeler
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Laverne Cox came prominently into the public eye as Sophia Burset on Orange is the New Black, prisoner, hair stylist, and transsexual, and pretty soon a fan favourite. Cox herself is transgender and a vocal and active advocate for LGBTIQ rights. Just last month, GLAAD awarded her the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, one of their…
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Thursday 17 January 2013
Featured Opinion

feminism and testicles: julie burchill and transsexuals

Broede Carmody
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By now you’ve probably heard of Julie Burchill’s column and the subsequent outrage it provoked. The piece, which was published in print and online, attracted more than 2000 comments before it was removed from The Guardian’s website. In essence, Burchill—a freelance writer and feminist—outright attacked transgender people in her article ‘Transsexuals should just cut it…
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