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 …
She’s Not There – Jennifer Finney Boylan
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 |Jennifer Finney Boylan| She’s Not There She’s Not There is the story of a person changing genders, the story of a person bearing and finally revealing a complex secret; above all, it is a love story. By turns funny and deeply moving, Jennifer Finney Boylan explores the remarkable territory that …
Revised Monash Health GDC Info Pack
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The Monash Health Gender Dysphoria Clinic (Formerly known as Southern Health Gender Clinic, and Monash Gender Clinic) has released a new version of their customer information pack. A number of staff at the GDC have worked to make the document more accurately reflect current procedures and to use more sensitive language. …
Beyond binary with the BBC
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In this BBC documentary, journalist Linda Pressly speaks with activists around the world who live as neither male nor female. In communities around the globe, non-binary people are rejecting the categories of ‘male’ and ‘female’, and attempting to redefine gender identity. Queer, gender-queer, gender-fluid, gender-variant, third gender – these are …
Safe Schools Coalition VIC Training Day
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Safe Schools Coalition Victoria 2016 Term 2 (free) Training Day Wednesday May 11th  2016 – Room 102/3, La Trobe University, CITY campus, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne. Safe schools Coalition Victoria’s in-house training session this term will be running from 9:30am to 3.30pm. This training is divided into two sessions, allowing …
Gender, gender everywhere
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We received a press release from Adult Matchmaker recently regarding their expansion of permissible genders in their system from the traditional Male/Female binary to a far more inclusive list of 31, including Genderqueer, Agender, Transgender, Pangender and Gender non-conforming. They say: While there have been significant leaps forward in trans …
Q&A With Sophie Labelle! Author of Assigned Male
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Q&A With Sophie Labelle! Author of ‘Assigned Male’ – Melbourne Details Incredibly talented activist and artist Sophie Labelle, the creative mind behind the webcomic Assigned Male, is coming to Melbourne! In a special event for trans and gender diverse youth and their allies aged 25 and under, Sophie will be coming …
Invitation to the Launch of Equinox
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As part of IDAHOBIT Day, VAC is officially launching their new Gender Diverse Health Centre – Equinox. Equinox provides general medical services, sexual health services and will soon provide mental health services. When Tuesday, 17 May 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (AEST) – Add to Calendar Where 175 …
What’s the meaning of this?
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So what’s Genderqueer really mean? Well, according the American Merriam Webster Dictionary: Genderqueer: of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity cannot be categorized as solely male or female. So if you didn’t already know, now it’s written in black and white so you can show your friends, …
Eisenstein in Guanajuato
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One of the commonly accepted standouts of the festival, as Variety magazine summed it up Greenaway has wrought an outrageously unconventional and deliriously profane biopic that could take decades to be duly appreciated.’ I wholeheartedly agree. The film explores in a chopped up, out of sync and deliciously surreal …
The Girl King
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Coming out of this film, I felt a little cheated. Perhaps I expected too much from it. It was the last film of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival that I saw and although it had many nicely framed shots and sumptuous costumes, the acting seems very stilted, ill managed and …
What century is this again?
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Isaac Keatinge is a gender nonconforming person who happens to live in Newtown, Sydney. Mx had the audacity to dress up for a party this weekend. As a result of this, Isaac was brutally attacked by what one can only assume are a group of aggressive, small minded, ignorant cowards. …
Orlando – Virginia Woolf
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 |Orlando| Orlando Edited by Brenda Lyons with an introduction and notes by Sandra M. Gilbert. ‘You have invented a new for of Narcissism – I confess, – I am in love with Orlando – this is a complication I had not forseen’ wrote Vita Sackville-West to the author. Sliding in …
Stone Butch Blues – Leslie Feinberg
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 |Stone Butch Blues |Leslie Feinberg | Stone Butch Blues Winner of the American Library Association Gay & Lesbian book award and the Lambada Literary award. Woman or man? This internationally acclaimed novel looks at the world through the eyes of Jess Goldberg, a masculine girl growing up in the “Ozzie …
Loose End – Ivan E. Coyote
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 |Loose End | Ivan E. Coyote | |  Google Books | Loose End Ivan E. Coyote is one of North America’s most disarming storytellers, and Ivan’s tales of life are rich in their plainspoken, honest truths. In Loose Ends, her third story collection, Ivan focuses her attention on the city: urban …
VAC Transgender Film Night – May 4th
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VAC: Presents: Special Community Preview of MAJOR! A special community preview of the documentary MAJOR! will be held on Wednesday the 4th of May at the Positive Living Centre, 51 Commercial Road, South Yarra. MAJOR! follows the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 73 year-old African-American transgender woman …
LBQ Women’s Health Conference 2016 Update
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Conference registrations are now open! You can now book your ticket to the LBQ Women’s Conference, being held in Melbourne on Friday, 27 May at the Jasper Hotel. CLICK HERE TO BOOK VAC and ACON aim to make this conference as accessible as possible and nobody will be turned away …
Gender Diverse Screen Printing Day
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Minus18 are teaming up with the drum’s Gender Diverse Holiday Program for a day of screen printing, making new friends, and chilling out! Wednesday, April 6 at 12 PM Come along with your own design ideas, or work with the awesome Minus18 Crew, the drum staff, and a professional art …
Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2016
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Melbourne Queer Film Festival is back again in March 2016 “presenting more than 100 films from across the world, showcasing the best in LGBTI features, shorts and documentaries over 12 days…at Melbourne’s world-class Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located in Federation Square”. For more info or to browse full program …