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The tabloids’ growing problem with ‘the T word’

The tabloids’ growing problem with ‘the T word’

The Daily Mail and Nine have breached press council standards with reports that "could contribute to substantial prejudice against transgender people". This isn't the first time we've seen these complaints.

Ethics, economics and the errors of Hollywood

Ethics, economics and the errors of Hollywood

The latest Scarlett Johansson controversy is a perfect snapshot of modern Hollywood: it doesn’t operate like a public broadcaster, and will only ever do the "right" thing where it affects the bottom line.

Australia’s gender recognition laws are a mess. It’s time for radical change.

Australia’s gender recognition laws are a mess. It’s time for radical change.

Transgender and gender diverse people around Australia are being affected by controversial and confusing state laws. Does it really need to be this hard?

How to write about trans people (if you aren’t one)

How to write about trans people (if you aren’t one)

A foolproof guide for journalists who want to write about trans people in the mainstream media.

Unfinished business: the fight for marriage equality isn’t over for trans Australians

Unfinished business: the fight for marriage equality isn’t over for trans Australians

As the nation celebrates marriage equality, one group has been left with a frustrating wait for change on archaic legislation.

Victoria is making it easier for trans people to change their birth certificates

Victoria is making it easier for trans people to change their birth certificates

Proposed changes to birth certificate law will make it easier for trans and gender-diverse people living in Victoria.

Homophobic groups have lost on gay marriage, but trans rights still under threat

Homophobic groups have lost on gay marriage, but trans rights still under threat

The fight against gay rights has been lost, but transgender rights are still at risk.

To err is human … and Devine

To err is human … and Devine

Miranda Devine uses the very official-sounding American College of Pediatricians to make her case about transgender people. But the ACP turns out to be a fringe conservative group, not a healthcare peak body.

Vladimir v Vladimir: meet the Italian transgender ex-MP who took on Putin

Vladimir v Vladimir: meet the Italian transgender ex-MP who took on Putin

An Italian gay rights activist went to Sochi -- and got thrown in jail. Crikey intern Luca Zuccaro profiles the former MP, who has had a colourful life -- and more than one brush with Russian homophobes.

Setting the record straight: when a correction is too little, too late

Setting the record straight: when a correction is too little, too late

When does media reporting cross the line into bullying? And if an online publication has made an egregious error of judgement, will an apology help, or has the damage been done?