gender identity

Following being confronted in a public toilet about her gender identity Jay (pictured) used her TikTok account to share how distressing the incident was. (TikTok/creatingjayrose) A viral TikTok video has shown a cisgender woman confronted over her gender identity in a public toilet because she had short hair – which her harasser assumed meant she
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The national census in Britain will, for the very first time, ask questions on the public’s sexual orientation and gender identity. With the last census taken in 2011, the sprawling procedure has long provided pollsters and policy-makers a baseline portrait to use when crafting surveys or analysing results. The Office for National Statistics, the agency
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Antonella Lerca launched her campaign to run as an independent candidate in District 2 of Bucharest on July 20. (Supplied) An out transgender woman is making a historic bid for public office in Romania. Antonella Lerca, a Roma woman and sex worker, is campaigning to run as an independent candidate for District 2 in the
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Shadow human services minister Nat Cook is drafting legislation to ban traumatising conversion therapy in South Australia. (NatCookMP/ Twitter) New legislation is to be introduced South Australia to ban the traumatising practice of conversion therapy “as soon as possible”. The legislation, proposed by the opposition Labor Party, would mean that medical professionals and religious groups
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The ‘genderbread person’ helps children to understand the differences between gender and anatomy (Genderbread.org) A high school has dropped an LGBT+ educational tool after a transphobic mother complained it was targeting “vulnerable children” like her own transgender son. The school in Australia showed 15-year-old students an image of the ‘genderbread person‘, a well-known teaching resource
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What is the difference between sex and gender identity, exactly? Whether you want to brush up on your knowledge or you’re questioning your gender identity yourself, you’ll find the answers here. Sex and gender have historically been used interchangeably, but that doesn’t mean that they’re the same thing. “We don’t know how to measure gender,”
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