Polare Magazine & Archives
First published by the Gender Centre in 1993, Polare Magazine has developed a reputation of being a vital source of information, news, views, opinions and stories for transgender people and others within the sex and gender diverse communities.
Polare Magazine is published quarterly in Australia by The Gender Centre Inc. which is funded by the Department of Family & Community Services under the S.A.A.P. program and supported by the N.S.W. Health Department through the AIDS and Infectious Diseases Branch. Polare provides a forum for discussion and debate on gender issues. Unsolicited contributions are welcome, the editor reserves the right to edit such contributions without notification. Any submission which appears in Polare may be published on our internet site. Opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect those of the Editor, The Gender Centre Inc., the Department of Family & Community Services or the N.S.W. Department of Health.
Polare Magazines are available for download from The Gender Centre, and are available in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or similar to view and print P.D.F. files. If you don't have Acrobat Reader you can download it for free at the Adobe website.
"My Trans Journey" stories from Transtopia
Violence, Harassment and bullying
Fertility for Trans and Gender Diverse People
Finding Nevo, by Nevo Zisin, reviewed by Candy Jacques
Cross-Dressing - the Last Resort
Everyday Transgender Health Care
Workplace Discrimination and Harassment (Aust. Human Rights Commission)
Don't Own Shame. It's Not Yours by Candy Jacques
Personal Lubricants, (often referred to as 'lube') by Katherine Cummings
The Young and the Restive by Liz Ceissman
A Poor Haiku for/Ann-Maree Sweeney who runs/Queer Group and Outreach
Why I Swear by Transgender Surgery in Thailand by Viola
Should Trans People be Permitted to Use Their Preferred Toilets? by Paul Gregoire
Cosmetic Surgery for Transgender People by Dr Amjadi
Magazine of the NSW Gender Centre Issue 110 January-March 2017. Featured Articles: Phia Navin in Remembrance, TransArt as Therapy, A tribute to Paula, LGBTI Legislation fails in Victoria, Trans* Studies Conference U. of Arizona Report, Transgender Day of Remembrance Report.
Transgender day of remembrance 2016, TransParent (TV show first series) review, Electrolysis the facts, Beginning to understand myself as a Trans woman, Sensationalist Media.
Transgender is Not a Disorder, Looking Forward, Looking Back, The Exploits of Paula Hartigan, Packing & Binding, Non-Binary Gender and more...
The Transgender Funeral Struggle, The Drag Queen Scene, Special Interest Group, The Danish Girl, Caroline at School
Dressing for Success, Valerie Wagstaff Tells Her Story, Jenny Boylan on Caitlyn Jenner
Call Me Stephanie, Who Has Authority Over Our Bodies?, Kathy Anne Noble Interview.
The Beautiful Terror of Accepting Love, Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Counsellors, Why Bruce Jenner's Transition Matters.
Kai's Story, Transwomen in Sport, Cultures in Formation.
The Blue Diamond Society, Two Alzheimer-Related Works, Mystery of Infantile Testosterone.
Late Transition Leads to a Happier Life, Transition With Pride, Facial Feminisation, No Such Thing as Transgender.
One to a Hundred, Trail Blazers, The Berdache, Is 'Tranny' a Derogatory Term?
Staying Employed During Transition, The Happy Family Fairy Tale, I'm So Sick of Words.
Cate McGregor: Woman and Warrior, Caring for a Minority Within a Minority, Special Considerations for Transsexual Surgeries.