Genderqueer Bike Fixit day
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Because bikes are so very Genderqueer, we’re doing a bike fix it day in Northcote in September. It’s limited to 20 people because it’s being held at a private address. Date: 24th September 2016 Time: 2pm-4pm Some details of note: Location will be emailed to you Tools provided Supply your …
GQA Coffee Catch Ups
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Come and join us in Melbourne on the first Saturday of every month for chats and coffee in a friendly, judgement-free environment. All welcome, including (but never restricted to) Genderqueer, Gender Questioning and Trans peeps, their partners, family and friends. You’re welcome to get involved or come along to any …
Test – Edinburgh Gardens North
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Located at the north end of the park, just beyond the rotunda, close to Albert Crescent and St. George’s Road. There’s no soap or anything to dry your hands on FYI. Closes 6pm Address: Alfred Cres, Fitzroy North VIC 3068What sort of loo?: Accessible| Gender NeutralBusiness or public: Public
test – City Library
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the city library has upstairs and downstairs toilets     Address: 253 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000What sort of loo?: Accessible| Gender Neutral
This is a test – Daniel Son
Toilets
Great little cafe right behind Murrumbeena railway station. LGBTI friendly and serves good food. Toilet is out back. Address: 471 Neerim Rd, Murrumbeena, VIC 3163What sort of loo?: Gender Neutral
map test
Toilets
A Minor Place has one toilet at the rear of the cafe, which you can get to by going outside and around the back. The toilet is basically a bathroom at the back of the venue and has a single toilet and washbasin. The staff are queer friendly (if not …
Housing Social Isolation Survey
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Marlee Bower, a PhD researcher from Western Sydney University, is conducting research exploring the social experiences of people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and have experienced issues with their housing. If you are over the age of 18 you may be able to help with a study at Western Sydney University. …
All gender restroom project
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By Shoreline Community College This is a downloadable PDF from the Shoreline Community College which details their research and attempts to set up all gender restrooms (bathrooms/toilets) in their college. From the introduction: For many, the idea that a regular public restroom can be a source of constant stress and …
Safe Space Circle
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The following event was posted in Gender Diversity Australia (GenDA) on Facebook, and will be taking place this Wednesday 24th August, from 6.30pm – 8.30pm in Coburg (Melbourne). Event description: “This is a safe space for genderqueer, transgender and non-binary people to share their experiences and feelings in a supportive …
SlutWalk Melbourne 2016
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SlutWalk Melbourne will once again be taking to the streets on Saturday, September 3, to stand against victim blaming and slut-shaming. SlutWalk is a global movement and public protest that rallies against the notion of “victim blaming’ – the concept that people who have been assaulted of raped made themselves …
National Health Service Transgender resources
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Compared to Australia, Transgendered people are well serviced by the British National Health Service (NHS). Clinics are available across the country and they are far better funded than here in Australia. The NHS has a Trans Health page which lists services, personal stories, videos, groups  and other information relevant to …
Victorian Birth Certificate news (Edit)
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Edit… Here’s a link to the press release, thanks to Anna Brown of the Human Rights Law Centre. And unfortunately this is NOT a done deal. Thanks to The Age for a misleading headline. According to Anna: We should not underestimate the job ahead of us ensuring the passage of …
Trans/Love
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Edited by Morty Diamond Exploring the crossroads of gender and sexuality, Trans/Love offers unusually engaging narratives that create a raw and honest depiction of dating, sex, love, and relationships within the gender variant community. FTM, MTF, thirdgender, genderqueer, and other non-traditional identities beyond the gender binary of traditional male and …
Trans* Pathways Survey
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The Trans* Pathways survey is closing on Monday, August 22nd. This is the largest study conducted with trans young people in Australia with over 600 participants so far! We want to make this reach as many young people as possible. The survey link is bit.ly/transpathways Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Trans-Pathways-1267588783257077/
Persistence: All ways butch and femme
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Edited by Ivan Coyote & Zena Sharman In the summer of 2009, butch writer and storyteller Ivan E. Coyote and gender researcher and femme dynamo, Zena Sharman wrote down a wish-list of their favourite queer authors; they wanted to continue and expand the ongoing butch-femme conversation. The result is Persistence: …
I am J
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By Chris Beam J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a “real boy” and started …
Sexual Metamorphosis
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Edited by Jonathan Ames In Sexual Metamorphosis, Ames presents the personal narratives of sixteen gender pioneers. Here is Christine Jorgensen, the first celebrity transsexual, greeting thousands of well-wishers from the stage of Madison Square Garden. Here is Caroline Cossey, former model and Bond (as in James) girl, being outed in …
Queer Generations Research: Call for Participants
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Researchers at the University of New South Wales, Monash University, the University of Western Australia and Deakin University are seeking volunteer research participants to learn about the experiences of two different groups of LGBTQ people growing up in Australia: those born in the 1970s and those born in the 1990s. …
Release of ‘Corpus Is Opus’ the Video
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Release of ‘Corpus Is Opus’ the Video (as part of Kommune’s Corpus exhibition The long awaited video of Tonié Field performing ‘Asturias’ by Isaac Albeniz will be finally complete!!! The video features Tonié performing this iconic classical work that is a warhorse of the classical guitar repertoire, but this is …
From the inside out
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Edited by Morty Diamond Born female yet not identifying with that gender assignment, these writers illuminate the experiences of those who identify as FTM (Female to Male), and those whose gender is more fluid, genderqueers and thirdgenders. Exploring many aspects of gender identity change, from dating to disclosure to family …
ANZPATH Transgender practitioners list
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ANZPATH (The Australia & New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health) has listings of Transgender specialists in different states. Each state is listed, with professional practitioners and health organisations. Find medical practitioners in your state Note: No guarantees they understand Genderqueer or Gender Variant people though.