A wide range of LGBTQI community members and their allies have welcomed the NSW Government’s move to reject the Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill.
No stranger to media controversy, right-wing politician Mark Latham has proposed two radical parliamentary bills which could seriously alter the lives of trans and gender diverse school students in NSW. Feature article by youth editor Corin Shearston.
Sex and Gender Education (SAGE) Australia has completed a three-year research project into suicide in sex and/or gender diverse (SGD) communities – and identified much-needed training and education for health professionals.
Several hundred people have attended trans rights events in Sydney, to call for an end to transphobic violence and to oppose Mark Latham’s ‘Trans Erasure Bill’.
The federal government has released its long awaited Mental Health and Suicide Prevention report, which proposes more funding for services that assist LGBTIQ+ and SGD people, among other recommendations.
There are concerns that the introduction of Mark Latham’s ‘Trans Erasure Bill’ in NSW could see a spike in hateful rhetoric towards vulnerable young people.