Parliament of South Australia: Legislative Review Committee, 13 April 2016 On Tuesday 12 April 2016, the Report of the Legislative Review Committee into the Sexual Reassignment Repeal Bill 2014 was tabled in Parliament. The referral to investigate the Bill was brought in the Legislative Council in late 2014 by the Hon. Tammy Franks MLC. The report recommends the passage of the Sexual Reassignment...
NSW Caselaw, February 2016 A psychologist in NSW has been banned by from registration or providing any health services for five years. The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission brought complaints of unprofessional conduct and professional misconduct against Seth Talmadge. The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) found that the patient (who had transitioned from female to male some years...
Researchers have determined that policy and societal changes may prevent thousands of transgender adults in Ontario from attempting or seriously considering suicide.
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MedicineNet, April 22, 2015
When Samantha was 3, she drew a picture of a family. She explained that she was the daddy. By age 5, she’d told her mother, “My mind tells me I’m a boy.”
Mom made a note to ask her pediatrician about it.
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In light of the recently introduced Sexual Reassignment Act Repeal Bill 2014, the Legislative Review Committee of the South Australian Legislative Council is inquiring into the use, relevance and impacts of the Sexual Reassignment Act 1988. YACSA is providing a submission to this inquiry and they want to hear from you. The 9 question survey should take 10 – 15 minutes to complete and is open...
The Guardian, Friday 26 September 2014 16.57 AEST
“I was brought up with a rich sense of cultural pride, but from a young age I knew something wasn’t right. At age 17 I embarked on a transition to feel at ease with myself.”