Born as a girl
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Born as a girl. Local trans man, Danny King has been interviewed by The Age newspaper Daily Life supplement on his life. The article goes into detail about the world before and after transition and covers hormones and surgical details While the subject-matter is Trans* related, much of the information is useful to Genderqueer people who sometimes access hormones and some surgeries to feel better in their bodies. It makes for a really interesting read! …
GQA library in Beta
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Well, the GQA library is now in Beta test phase. We’re using the OpenBook plugin which is giving us ready-made information on the books we have (and a system for adding ones that aren’t). At present, the cart is at partial functionality, and we’ll be adding a way to order GQA flyers through the system too. But in the meantime, take a peek at the work so-far!
Photos: IDAHO 2012
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See all photos on samesame.com | Photographer Travis de Jonk’s portfolio In 2012, the IDAHO (International Day Against HOmophbia and transphobia) flashmob was photographed by Travis De Jonk and posted on the website SameSame.com The theme this year was balloons, and the organiser picked green ones to signify genderqueer people who are discriminated against. The participants joined hands at Flinders street station, and walked through the city to their destination, the Melbourne Library, where they released …
Genderqueer the new frontier – Gay News Network
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Genderqueer the new frontier – Gay News Network Summary Read our interview on Gay News Network, and featured in last week’s Melbourne Community Voice magazine. Special thanks to Rachel Cook for the interview and the write-up! We’re going to ask them if we can publish a transcript on the site soon!
Book: My child is transgender
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Tranifesto website | Buy My child is transgender on Amazon.com Synopsis This book was written by author and trans-man Matt Kailey to help parents adjust to their adult children changing gender. Note: while this book is around change of gender (male to female, female to male), the information in it is just as relevant for parents of gender-questioning and genderqueer people. About the author (from the Tranifesto website) Matt Kailey is a transsexual man and an …
Article: Different ways to be transgender
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Tranifesto website | Different ways to be transgender Synopsis Matt Kailey answers a question from a reader on whether it really is possible to feel transgender but not to dislike your own body. In the article, Matt speaks of medical criteria and why it’s not a good idea to use these exclusively to determine your own identity.  
Photos: Roseagrams
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Rosemary moore website | Email Fab local artist Rose has created some lovely stick figure drawings for GQA and the slowly expanding set is displayed below for your visual edification!
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 …
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 …