Polare Articles

Monday, 22 June 2020
Broaden Your Horizons With 19 Must-Reads by Trans and Nonbinary Authors
As we continue celebrating the LGBTQ+ folks in our lives for Pride Month this 2020, it seems like the perfect time to spice up our reading lists with a little more diversity.

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Proposed Religious Discrimination Bill
  • According to the government’s own explanatory notes, a doctor could tell a transgender patient that they believe God made men and women in his image, and ...

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Transgender People Share Stories About Healthcare

This informative and up-to-date film is based on themes from focus groups and interviews involving 13 participants of varying ages, gender identities and stages of transition from LGBT Youth, Scotland. This film was made by 5 contributors...

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Transgender: a mother’s story
Transgender: a mother’s story | Susie Green | TEDxTruro

Susie Green shares the inspirational story of her transgender daughter, who told her when she was four that she should have...

Monday, 21 October 2019

New Zealand’s transgender health body supports AusPATH position
  • New Zealand’s professional body for transgender health care have voiced their support for their Australian counterparts. The Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa (PATHA) committee said they...

Monday, 21 October 2019

You will behave like a woman: Transgender people risking death to avoid discriminatory healthcare
  • More than a decade ago, Brenda Appleton was rushed to the emergency department of a major hospital in terrible pain, with a compound fracture in her leg.

    Only afterwards did her partner reveal that during the course of the evening, all the staff had trooped into the ward to “have a look at the tranny”....

Wednesday, 17 July 2019
High LGBTI suicide rate 'unacceptable': mental health commissioner
High LGBTI suicide rate 'unacceptable': mental health commissioner