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.

October 2003

Tales of Tiresias; What Are You?, Male? Female? or Neither of the Above?

January 2004

Julia's Home Town Welcomes Her back; Human Rights for Transgender Citizens

March 2004

A Church that Cares and Accepts; Sharon Meets the Ladyboys; Transgender and Sport

May 2004

The Media View of Alex; The Case of Ewan Forbes; The Run of the Tide

July 2004

Emerging Pangendered; Racial Stereotyping and Transgender; Only a Cross-Dresser

September 2004

The Marriage Amendment Act and Transsexuals; Even in Death; On Being a Girl

February 1995

The Golden Age of Female Trannies in Medieval Europe; Negotiating safe Sex

November 2004

When Gender Isn't a Given; The Reform that Shames Australia;

January 2005

The Amazing Disappearing Chromosome; Lee Brown, A Tribute

March 2005

Organisational and Institutional Violence Against the Transgendered

May 2005

A Cross-dressing Perspective; Self-Esteem, the Catch 22 of Transgender

July 2005

A Thin Woman Trapped In A Fat Man's Body; April Ashley & Me; A Letter From Gina

May 1995

A Legal Victory; Tranny Mystics; Androgyny; Reflections; Finding The Balance

August 1995

Call Me Average; Famous Trannies in Early Modern Times; Sex Work Substances

October 1995

Surgically Acquired Legal Privileges; Cross-dressing Magic; Hormone Withdrawal

September 1993

The Scene Was Mean; Great Outings of History; The History of Seahorse

December 1995

Being Me; Wake Up to the Facts; Telling It Like It Is

One to a Hundred, Trail Blazers, The Berdache, Is 'Tranny' a Derogatory Term?

Late Transition Leads to a Happier Life, Transition With Pride, Facial Feminisation, No Such Thing as Transgender.

The Blue Diamond Society, Two Alzheimer-Related Works, Mystery of Infantile Testosterone.