Human Rights & Gender Identity best practice catalogue
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By ILGA Europe Human Rights & Gender Identity Best Practice Catalogue is a follow-up to Commissioner Hammarberg’s landmark 2009 Issue Paper. It presents a number of policy, legal and practical inspirations from countries in Europe and beyond on how the 12 recommendations contained in the Issue Paper could be implemented. Best practice catalogue webpage Download 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 …
Private Lives 2
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By GLHV Private Lives 2 is a national survey of GLBTI people across Australia. It measures the wellbeing of GLBTI people and builds on the work performed in Private Lives 1, several years ago. Contained inside is interesting information on Sex and gender diverse people and some on gender-questioning and genderqueer people. Private Lives 2 on GLHV website Download Private Lives 2 Order hardcopy
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  
Genderfork
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Genderfork is an online community where you can view and contribute personal stories, videos and portraits of gender-variant people, gender questioning and genderqueer people. These are real people around the world who share parts of their stories so others can benefit. Visit the Genderfork website
MGQ & BFT do a picnic @ Midsumma!
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For Midsumma 2012, Butch Femme Trans (BFT) and Melbourne Genderqueer (MGQ) are doing a picnic at Midsumma carnival. All Sex and Gender Diverse people are welcome, together with partners, friends and interested people too! We’ll have a tent or two set up on the hill near the entrance decorated with blue and purple balloons. Bring your drinks and a share plate along and come and enjoy what Melbourne’s queer community has to offer. Make sure …
Lex’s list of Trans Fanfic
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Lex’s incomplete list of affirming fanfic about trans characters. Note:  always read the header information for a fic, to make sure that you don’t start reading something that’s going to upset you. This list starts when the general fics and slowly gets more sexually and bodily explicit. Never Any Prologue by odditycollector Doctor Who. Warnings: None: General audiences. Spoilers for Time of Angels and nothing after that. River Song. The first time she meets the Doctor. …