News: The launch
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I’m sitting in Thousand Pound bend this morning, the 2nd of July and about to do some odds and ends of work. The launch on Saturday went really well – and a group of lovely awesome people came along to get us underway. While there wasn’t any champagne to bash on the side of the vessel’s mighty bow, there was lots of soy chai which to my mind can be just as nice in a …
Sex Files
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By Australian Human Rights Commission In May and June 2008, the Australian Human Rights Commission sought the views of the sex and gender diverse community about the most pressing human rights issues facing their community. The Sex Files download site
Genderqueer Australia launch!
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Thousand Pound bend, 361 Little Lonsdale Street  Melbourne | 2pm-5pm, Saturday 30th June 2012 Summary The day is upon us! Genderqueer Australia is launching with a brand new website! To celebrate, we’re holding a bake-sale and clothes swap upstairs at Thousand Pound Bend in Melbourne. All human-identifying people welcome 😉 Bring One Swap One! Bring an article of clothing to swap with other people! Bring one Eat one! Bring baked goods to donate or coins to purchase …
Service guideline on gender sensitivity and safety
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By Victorian Department of Health A guideline for mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services to provide gender-sensitive care for women, men and people who identify as transgender or intersex. Gender sensitivity and safety website Download PDF Download literature review PDF
Jamie the trickster
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By Chloë Dalquist Chloë Dalquist’s Jamie the trickster is a webcomic featuring a character who can transform from male to female and back again whenever they like. Kind of makes them genderqueer doesn’t it? Read the review on iO9 Visit the Jamie the Trickster website
Dude Magazine
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Dude magazine is the first collection of queer and trans perspectives on various topics related to trans guys. DUDE was a project that ran from 2010 to 2013. Because it was purely volunteer run, it eventually reached it’s resting point. This isn’t the only reason it ceased production, Jez Pez the Founding Editor felt the purpose of DUDE had achieved it’s goal. Jez Pez wanted DUDE to raise the profile of trans guys. While the project …
Simply Trans
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By WA Gay and Lesbian Community Services The Simply Trans booklet was created by the WA Gay and Lesbian Community Services organisation to explain what the various kinds of transgender expression are. It includes good explanations of what sex and gender are. NOTE: The explanation of cross-dresser, while technically accurate, doesn’t take into consideration that genderqueer people consistently dress in the clothing of the “opposite” sex. The booklet can be downloaded by clicking the link …
The gender book
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The Gender Book is an online resource that discusses and demystifies gender, a “gender 101” if you like. It is a community funded and edited resource. We looked for a 101 book and didn’t see one yet. So we set out to make our own. At time of writing, they’ve completed a second run of 500 copies. The gender book website View the Gender Book online