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Greens call on government to step up support for our trans and gender diverse young people

Janet Rice 1 Sep 2017

The Australian Greens are calling on the government to increase funding for support services for trans and gender diverse young people, after research by the Telethon Kids Institute found that 48% of trans young people have attempted suicide, 80% had self-harmed, and that they are 10 times more likely to suffer serious depression and anxiety compared with the general Australian adolescent population.

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Greer’s transphobic views perpetuate discrimination

Janet Rice 26 Oct 2015

Greer’s transphobic views perpetuate discrimination

The Greens say the transphobic views of Germaine Greer show that she is out of touch with the community on this issue.

“Greer’s views highlight the misinformed and transphobic comments many gender diverse people face every day,” said the Australian Greens spokesperson for gender identity and mental health Senator Janet Rice.

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