Rebekah is the founder of the Australian charity Transcend and has written a book called About a Girl. Mia also has conversations with trans men and women including Cate McGregor, Eddie Ayres, Ayla Holdom and her wife Wren, and Georgie Stone.
Australian parenting author, educator and speaker Maggie Dent speaks with teenager Olivia Stewart who began transitioning at age 13 and Dr Vic Rawlings, whose research focuses on LGBTQ young people (Australian).
A podcast from Mermaids, a UK organisation supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families. Covering pop culture and trending topics with guests that are trans or LGBTQA+.
My Amazing Body is a podcast where we explore interesting, unknown and misunderstood parts of your body, with help from medical experts and stories from real Queenslanders. In this episode, we learn what gender and gender identity are, how your gender is different from your sex or sexuality, and about gender diversity. Psychologist Olivia Donaghy explains the ins and outs of gender, while psychiatry registrar Dr Claire McAllister talks about the services offered to gender diverse young people at the Queensland Children’s Gender Service. Queenslanders Ashley, Jayden and Willow give their accounts of growing up identifying as gender diverse. This edition of My Amazing Body has been co-produced with Children’s Health Queensland
Transgender people in Australia are facing rising levels of hate and discrimination – and according to advocates, irresponsible media reporting is partly to blame.
Some outlets have focused on stories of transgender people transitioning back to the sex they were assigned at birth, despite this being an extremely rare and complex experience among the trans community.
Today, chief executive of Transcend Australia, Jeremy Wiggins, on the attacks on transgender people in Australia, and the role of the media in telling their stories.