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Trans marriage

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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 and Parliamentary friends group

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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.

Genes fit perfectly

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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.

Mental Health Week

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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

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TRANS DEDUCTIBLE: NEW ERA FOR TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY IN VICTORIA

The achievement of Deductible Gift Recipient (tax deductible) status by Transgender Victoria has ushered in a new era for Victoria's transgender people.

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.

Let's keep people alive

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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.

The times are (largely) a-changin'

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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.

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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