"I was brought up with a rich sense of cultural pride, but from a young age I knew something wasn't right. At age 17 I embarked on a transition to feel at ease with myself." The Guardian speaks with Indigenous transgender man Kai Clancy.
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A new study conducted by La Trobe University has discovered members of the transgender community face higher than average levels of anxiety, depression and suicide ideation.
An Age article by Miki Perkins on a young trans persons' journey and the implications of a study from La Trobe University, funded by mental health charity beyondblue.
TGV Committee member Gavriil, reflects on transition, losses and gains in the Melbourne Community Voice.
In response to concerns from students and advocacy groups about a lack of content relating to sex, sexuality, and gender identity in university medicine degrees, the Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA) has launched a series of online modules called "AMSA Academy". Benjamin Riley reports for the Star Observer.
Victoria Police have apologised for the first time to the LGBTI community and to everyone who was present at the infamous police raid of the Tasty gay nightclub 20 years ago, where more than 460 patrons were publicly strip-searched.
Benjamin Riley from the Star Observer reports.
Acting Chief Commissioner, Lucinda Nolan, has apologised on behalf of the Victoria Police for the events that happened during the 'Tasty Raid' in 1994. James Findlay from MCV reports.
This year is the first time the International AIDS Conference has had a dedicated transgender space, but as several transgender delegates tell GNN, there is still a long way to go to raise the visibility of transgender issues in health and HIV. James Findlay reports for MCV and speaks with TGV's Sally Goldner among others.
Elderly members of the gay community often go "back into the closet" to avoid mistreatment in aged care, according to Transgender Victoria (TGV).
"New referrals at Australia's only clinic for transgender young people have risen from one per year in 2003 to 60 so far this year." An article by Monique Shafter for 7:30.
A transgender man is taking his fight for legal recognition to the United Nations Human Rights Committee following the Victorian government's decision to invalidate his marriage. Cec Busby reports for GNN/MCV.
An article written by Jill Stark on the growing need for services for trans children and young people from the Sydney Morning Herald.
Jill Stark and Larissa Nicholson report in the Age on transgender issues, legal affirmation and identity documents in Australia.
Larrissa Nicholson from the Age reports on transgender youth and quotes Transgender Victoria, YGender and the Safe Schools Coalition.
James Findlay from the MCV reports on a pilot program by ACON and the National LGBTI Health Alliance to train aged care workers in LGBTI awareness. He discusses TGV's delivery of this training in Victoria with Sally Goldner.