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!
Rooster Tails – A New Zealand Transman Comic Blog
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Rooster Tails is by Sam, a New Zealand Transman, semi-autobiographical, and always funny, touching and thought-provoking. It’s written by me! (Sam). A geeky, chubby transguy who spends too much time on the internet, messing about, and reading comics. It’s a way to pass the time while I try and get hairier…. (that sounded way more weird than I intended it to, sorry.) He includes links to other trans and gender variant comics, and you can …
Beyond the binary
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By Transgender Law Centre San Francisco The Beyond the binary booklet was created by the Transgender law centre in San Francisco, California. It’s intended for use by students and teachers to discuss gender identity other than male and female. Note: the legal information and statistics are drawn from studies in the USA, however, the rest of the information is really good to get conversations going in a school environment. Download PDF from transgender law centre
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 …
Not so straight
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  The Not So Straight website is a resource for young people concerning sexuality and gender. It’s an Australian resource provided through the Gay and Lesbian Counselling service of NSW and MYST (Mountains Youth Services Team) Visit the Not so straight website.
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 …