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Jul31

Chelsea Clinton attacks Republicans for supporting ‘conversion therapy’

POSTED ON // Sunday, 31 July 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Chelsea Clinton attacks Republicans for supporting ‘conversion therapy’

Chelsea Clinton has attacked the Republican Party for its anti-LGBT party platform, including support of gay conversion therapy. 

Jul29

Will Australia vote to remove trans identity from the international list of mental disorders?

POSTED ON // Friday, 29 July 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Will Australia vote to remove trans identity from the international list of mental disorders?

A study published by British medical journal The Lancet says the World Health Organisation needs to stop classifying trans identity as a mental disorder.

Jun27

ATO to hold Canberra's first inclusion conference

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 June 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

ATO to hold Canberra's first inclusion conference

The Australian Tax Office will co-host the public service’s first LGBTI inclusion conference next week.

Jun13

AIDS Healthcare Foundation stands in solidarity with Orlando community

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 June 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

AIDS Healthcare Foundation stands in solidarity with Orlando community

The US AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has issued a statement of support for the victims of the Orlando gay nightclub shootings. 

Jun05

Homosexuality no longer a crime on Nauru

POSTED ON // Sunday, 05 June 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Homosexuality no longer a crime on Nauru

Nauru has updated its laws to remove homosexuality from its list of crimes.

Jun02

Finding your STRIDE. A project to support men's mental health

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 June 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

Finding your STRIDE. A project to support men's mental health

As part of beyondblue’s STRIDE project, we find out about Pete and Dale, two new websites  to help support men with mental health conditions.

May23

Yale opens All Gender Restrooms

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 May 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Yale opens All Gender Restrooms

The toilet debate continues in America as Yale University opens gender inclusive bathrooms. 

May20

Norway plans to make it easier to legally change gender – just fill out a form

POSTED ON // Friday, 20 May 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Norway plans to make it easier to legally change gender – just fill out a form

Norway plans to allow trans people to change their legal gender by filling out a simple form, and open up the process to children.

May19

Denmark to strike ‘transgender’ from its register of mental illnesses

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 May 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Denmark to strike ‘transgender’ from its register of mental illnesses

Denmark has decided to pre-empt a World Health Organisation and remove ‘transgender’ from the country’s list of mental illnesses.

May13

Texas Republican Party restates its belief in gay conversion therapy

POSTED ON // Friday, 13 May 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Texas Republican Party restates its belief in gay conversion therapy

Back in 2014, Texas Republicans adopted a party platform that includes support for voluntary psychological "therapy" targeted at converting homosexuals to heterosexuals.

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