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Review of ABS Standard Welcome

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Transgender Victoria (TGV) today welcomed the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) review of its 'Sex Standard' and launched an online survey created in partnership with Ygender, Zoe Belle Gender Centre and Family Planning Victoria.

Diversity in Health

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ACTION NEEDED FOLLOWING RELEASE OF DIVERSITY IN HEALTH REPORT

Transgender Victoria has welcomed the launch of the report "Diversity in Health: Improving the health and well-being of transgender, intersex and other sex and gender diverse Australians.

Trans Remembrance Day and Federal Equal Opportunity Law

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PROPOSED FEDERAL LAW A WELCOME STEP ON TRANSGENDER REMEMBRANCE DAY

Transgender Victoria welcomes the release, on Transgender Day of Remembrance, of an exposure draft regarding federal equal opportunity law and looks forward to working with federal MPs and other parties to ensure the legislation achieves best practice.

Libra tampon advertisement

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A Libra tampon commercial featuring a drag queen has been labelled transphobic by implying that transgender women are not real women.

Sally Goldner of Transgender Victoria told Gay News Network, "It's just an incredibly thoughtless ad"...

Mission

Transgender Victoria (TGV) was founded in the late 1990s to achieve justice, equity and quality health and community service provision for trans and gender diverse (TGD) people, their partners, families and friends.

TGV uses TGD to refer to people whose gender identity or expression is different from that which was assigned at birth or that which is expected of them by society.

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About TGV

Transgender Victoria (TGV) work with and for, the trans and gender diverse (TGD) community as well as its allies, to create positive change in areas that impact the human rights of TGD people. 

TGV represents the TGD community in challenging discrimination and assists to empower TGD people so that they may lead full and meaningful lives.

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