Things you should learn about Genderqueer peeps
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Trans people seem to be pushing at the edges of the mainstream thanks to TV featuring people like Caitlin Jenner and Laverne Cox, and the portrayal of a Trans woman by Jeffrey Tambor on the show Transparent. But Genderqueer people are the latest to be left behind; and you can see the progression of grudging acceptance of GLBTI people, starting with gays, then lesbians, bisexual and trans. Arguably acceptance is improved by two things: exposure …
Staying safe online – a message for all of us
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There’s been a lot of press over the past few years about people being harassed online. It’s usually women, and it’s always horrible. There’s now a website to get information on how to stay safe online, created by three women who have undoubtedly had plenty of experience avoiding harassment. The web is a great place, but like reality, there’s always someone out there who wants to make things difficult for us. Read more about staying …
Bent TV: Trans-mission (Gem)
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For more information about Bent TV Incorporated, please visit: http://www.benttv.org.au/ Synopsis For this last episode of Trans-mission, Nate Reid is joined by Gem, who among other things works with Genderqueer Australia. Very interesting to hear Gem talk about the definitions of Gender queer and the issue of ‘not being trans enough’ for either the community or to get the right medical treatment. Another fascinating personal and yet political story. Trailer
24-02-2013: GQA and Gender Blender clothes swap!
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Join the clothes swap on Facebook | View the map to Edinburgh gardens When: 2pm, 24th February, 2013 Where: Edinburgh Gardens, St. George’s Road, Fitzroy North (Click for map to Edinburgh gardens) How: 112 tram from Collins Street in Melbourne What GQA, Gender Blender and friends will be getting together for an impromptu picnic and clothes swap in the park. Bring your pre-loved clothes and goods to swap, donate, sell or share. Have a summer …
GQA does Midsumma carnival 2013
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Where: Birrarung Marr, Melbourne (down the river from Flinders Street and Federation Square). When: 11am – 6pm, 13 January 2013 Come and join Butch Femme Trans and Genderqueer Australia for our annual hangout at Birrarung Marr during Midsumma carnival this year. We’re under the fabric gazebo on the grass in front of the main stage and will post photos to let everyone know where we are on the day. If you’re on Facebook, you can …
GQA does pride march in 2013
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 Join the GQA Facebook page event Pride 2013 – marching position 2F! Genderqueer Australia is going to take part in next year’s Pride March in Melbourne, as part of the greater LGBTIQ community. It’ll be the first time we march (well, to be honest, it’s more of a meander) down Fitzroy Street with everyone else. We’ll end up at the gardens at the bottom where we’ll hopefully be able to stop, take a rest and …
Other stuff: Yay genderform!
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Yay genderform! On this website you’ll find the ultimate sex and gender diverse form which includes as many variations on sexuality and gender possible (and you can even email them to suggest new variations!  
Audio: Born this way – gender identity
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Born this way: gender identity – All In The Mind – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). A podcast from ABC Radio National (that you can download too!) about the issues surrounding and leading up to a physical change of gender. It’s really nice to see FTM peeps included too! The interview features Julie Peters, Craig Andrews and Fintan Harte, of the Victoria based Southern Health Gender Clinic. Note: while the peeps in the audio …