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.

December 1999

Law Reform Report; The Pregnant Man; Hepatitis C - The Neglected Epidemic

February 2000

Phalloplasty Part One; Not My Child; Staying Around, A Strategy for Transitioning in a Small Town

April 2000

Phalloplasty Part Two; My Locus of Control; My View

How Do I Tell My Workmates, Parents, Friends?; Margaret Stumpp; a Profile Interview

TransAmerica Transforms Felicity Huffman; Gender Outlaws; The Forgotten Veterans

Out of One Closet and Into Another; Long Acting Injectable Testosterone...

Passports, the Road to Hell; Who Gets to Decide a Child's Gender; Living the Dream

X in the Wrong Place; A Consummate Politician Accepts New Challenges.

World's First Transsexual Man; Coming-Out Transgender in Same Sex Relationships.

Mike & Natasha; Discrimination Sans Frontiers.

Power With Grace; Stigma & Health; The Power of a Name; 3 x Book Reviews.

Labor's Social Inclusion Agenda; Globalisation, Healthism and Harm Reduction.

Five Kinds of Gender, A Submission to H.R.E.O.C., Quest for Life.

Zucker: Manipulation of Feminine Boys, Living with Hepatitis C, Documents of Identity.

Sexually Transmitted Infections, Down Memory Lane, 3 x Book Reviews.

Eloqui, Transgender Remembrance Day, Sexually Transmitted Infections Part 2.

Seven Sexes, So What Am I?, What Is Seahorse, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Part 3.

Transphobia, Abuse Is Not A Form Of Love, Book Review.

Adventures of a Watjarri Nyungar Traveller, Look Who's Morphing, Bad Language

The Young M.T.F. Transsexual, Young People With Transsexualism.