Beccy Cole on Rebel Wilson and the gossip columnist who got it wrong

Beccy Cole on Rebel Wilson and the gossip columnist who got it wrong

Beccy Cole, OAM is a gay woman — and proud to call herself one publicly — but that wasn’t always the case. Having been in the public eye since she won the Star Maker competition at the Tamworth Country Music festival in 1993, it wasn’t until 1999 that she came to terms with her own sexuality. “I … Read more

All charges dropped against Victoria Police officer who shared details of Dani Laidley’s 2020 arrest

All charges dropped against Victoria Police officer who shared details of Dani Laidley’s 2020 arrest

A two-year saga that filled tabloid pages has drawn to a close with the charges against the last police officer involved in the leaking of Dani Laidley’s arrest dropped. Key points: Former AFL coach Dani Laidley had details of her 2020 stalking arrest shared in a private police WhatsApp group Charges against the three police officers involved … Read more

Olympian Emma McKeon says transgender athlete rules need to be ‘fair’ and ‘inclusive’

Olympian Emma McKeon says transgender athlete rules need to be ‘fair’ and ‘inclusive’

Australia’s most decorated Olympian Emma McKeon says it is unfair for “biologically male” swimmers to compete against female athletes. Key points: Emma McKeon says rules must balance fairness with inclusivity She says she doesn’t expect to be asked to race against a transgender athlete Swimming Australia says “more discussions need to be had” around the issue In March, … Read more

Serious barriers to access to healthcare for Canberra’s transgender community highlighted in new study

Serious barriers to access to healthcare for Canberra’s transgender community highlighted in new study

For two years, Nick Dyball felt he was keeping a secret from his family. “Captured is probably the first word that comes to mind,” the now 17-year-old said. “It was as if something was weighing on me.” As a nine-year-old, he finally told his parents he was transgender. “Having that conversation was like getting that … Read more

The principal of Citipointe Christian College withdraws in the wake of controversy over student contract

The principal of Citipointe Christian College withdraws in the wake of controversy over student contract

The principal of the school at the center of an ugly discrimination case in Brisbane has formally resigned. Key points: Pastor Brian Mulheran has been on leave since early February A notice of his resignation was sent to the parents this afternoon A group of worried parents say his resignation will give the school a … Read more