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  • In Loco Parentis
    Can the school affirm your child’s gender identity without your knowledge as a parent? Well, yep. This is one of those posts without a lot of analytical content. More of a list. To my shame, it’s not even a list I’ve put together. Hat tip to @shockstralia for sending this my way. ACON and Education […]
  • Everyone is 100% focused on Max
    Have you ever had an argument with someone whose mind is already made up? I used to do this for fun. There is a certain kind of ideologue who is never going to be persuaded out of their faith, but who nonetheless likes that someone tries. I was the kind of person who liked to […]
  • Peek inside my brain
    What does it look like to research ACON’s activity in Australia? This is a fun animation from my notes archive. It shows my notes being built over time. Every note is a person or organisation I have looked into. Every connection is verified with evidence. There are only 585 notes in total, but an impressive […]
  • Protected: Vale Brett Gallard
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  • How Much Are We Paying For These 23 LGBTIQ+ Charities?
    The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission maintains a register of Australian charities. ACNC makes the registered charity details available via the government data portal. This data includes the registered name, address, and the nominal categories of people they support (such as ‘adults’, ‘youth’, ‘homeless people’). I refined list of 50595 registered charities and to produce […]
  • If you only watch 1 video this week
    Shay Woulahan and Hannah Berrelli explore how micro identities created by angsty teenagers online found their way into mainstream culture and politics. For LGB Alliance Conference 2022
  • Debunking the Debunking: ABC & ACON take on Binary
    ABC has published a ‘debunking’ article today titled “We looked into Binary Australia’s claim that Daniel Andrews can transition children without parental consent. Here’s what we found“. The article uses source content from a longer article on RMIT’s FactLab site. “Anti-trans group raises false alarm on Victorian policy for gender diverse students“. This longer article […]
  • WDI Talk on ACON & the ABC
    I was pleased to be able to give a talk to the Women’s Declaration International Australia chapter on 29th October 2022. Here are my slides from the talk, and see below a list of references. References Twitter Womens Cooee ACON Exposed Your Mission #ChalkAboutIt Making a Complaint to the ABC Write to the ABC to […]
  • TERF of The Week (Catching Up With YouTube)
    Thanks Stassja and Ange for awarding me the coveted TERF of The Week award on everyone’s favourite YouTube segment, TERF Talk Down Under. (Don’t forget to watch part 2 featuring Tori Rosenbaum) Holly Talks AWEI Outstanding breakdown of the AWEI from Holly. Holly asks the question “so who’s fault is it if following the AWEI […]
  • Media Watch: Changing the Game for ACON in Australia
    ABC Media Watch broadcast this story on Monday 17 October 2022. Paul Barry concludes: The problem here is a media group partnering with and being rewarded by a lobby group — any lobby group. And how that can lead to perceptions of bias in coverage or to bias itself.  We think the ABC should review […]
  • ABC “Materially Misleading” on Males in Women’s Sport
    I get the last word in this story about the ABC: Daily Telegraph Link (Archive Link) Give @Clarissa_Bye a follow on Twitter for yet another story about ACON’s influence on ABC editorial decisions. Clarissa picked up on Senator Claire Chandler’s complaint over ABC reportage around males in women’s sport. ABC Chair Ita Buttrose says she […]
  • Another Woman Gets Tickled
    Remember Tickle v Giggle? Remember how trans woman Roxy Tickle joined a female-only app and when we was removed under the TOS, he phoned the ceo Sall Grover on her personal mobile? Remember how he, with the help of the ACON-captured AHRC and the gender-soaked Inner City Legal Centre, he filed a motion against Sall […]
  • Gender Is Made Up: My Letter to Josh Szepps
    Josh Szepps is a journalist at the ABC and a podcaster. Dear Josh  I’m writing to thank you for the recent episodes of your Uncomfortable Conversations podcast – with Diana E. Anderson and Jesse Singal.  Thank you for asking the question that only a small number of journalists have dared ask: why. As a lifelong […]
  • Legal Rights of the Parent in Australia
    The slow but steady erosion of parent’s right to protect children from experimental medicine in Australia.
  • Reaction Video – Shane Janek Talking to Kids About Gender on the ABC
    Shane Janek aka Courtney Act is an adult drag performer. He lovingly sculpts himself into a sexy caricature of womanhood, in PVC g-strings and killer stiletto heels. So why is he the ABC’s choice to discuss ‘gender’ with primary-aged kids?
  • I’ve Been Quoted in the Mainstream Media!
    ACON pride in diversity scheme changing workplace culture for the worse: Clarissa Bye Clarissa Bye, Daily Telegraph, 28 September 2022 It’s not a coincidence that government bureaucracies everywhere have suddenly started creating Pride networks and clubs. That they are bringing in paid “affirmation”, or transitioning leave, on top of the usual entitlements everyone else gets. […]
  • We Need to Talk About ACON
    I was very pleased to give a talk to the Women’s Declaration International Sydney chapter on 24th September 2022.
  • Linocuts, Zine-making and Sex Work
    Queerspace Youth is an outreach service for “queer” youth aged 16-25. It project of The Drum Youth Services aka Drummond Street Services. Queerspace Youth Runs Wholesome Activities Linocut workshops, cupcake decorating, zine-making workshops and visits to the video arcade. Queerspace Youth Promotes Sex Work to 16-25 Year Olds On 17 August 2022, they advertised roles […]
  • AusPATH’s Advice on Treating Trans and Gender-Diverse Children
    I accessed an online training endorsed by AusPATH to see what information they are providing about the treatment of gender-confused children. AusPATH is the Australian Professional Association for Transgender Health. They describe themselves as “Australia’s peak body for professionals involved in the health, rights and well-being of all trans people – binary and non-binary”, and […]
  • Australia Votes
  • Did ACON Cook the Books On Sport Inclusion Guidelines?
    All organisations involved in drafting the Guidelines for the inclusion of transgender and gender diverse people in sport are members of ACON’s Pride in Sport. The guidelines discourage clubs from exercising their right to provide single-sex sports for fairness, safety and enjoyment.
  • What Motivated Alex Greenwich’s Dummy Spit to LNP?
    Alex Greenwhich MP needs government support to smooth the way for ACON’s Equality Bill.
  • #RespectMySex Officially Launches is Australia
    I’m trying to get the hashtag #RespectMySexOzStyle trending. Help a sister out!
  • #RespectMySex
    Your mission, should you choose to accept it.. Print or draw up a poster with “Respect My Sex”. Take a photo of the poster in front of a local landmark. Post to Twitter with the tag #RespectMySex Then for good measure…. Print these on sticker paper, cut em out, and stick em up in appropriate […]
  • Australian Media’s Pro Bono Work for ACON Pride in Diversity Leaderboard Scheme – Part 2 – SBS
    See Australian Media’s Pro Bono Work for ACON Pride in Diversity Leaderboard Scheme – Part 1 – ABC ACON’s Pride in Diversity lists only a few “media” members. 10 ViacomCBS (Channel 10) Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Bloomberg L.P. Initiative Media SBS In part 1 I looked at our ABC. In this part 2 I will look […]
  • GRUNT was created by a group called PASH.TM – Additional Receipts
    The following text is is from PASH.TM’s Facebook Page. It clearly shows who was behind the website GRUNT, which has just been taken down. PASH.tm was established in 2014 after four queer trans guys got to talking at the AIDS2014 conference in Melbourne about the invisibility of guys like us (trans men into other men […]
  • GRUNT IS GONE! (NSFW) – Receipts
    GRUNT website dedicated to tricking gay men into sex with women has been REMOVED.
  • How ACON Captured the Australian Government
    This is my talk from IWD Brisbane Meanjin earlier this year. This is the introduction they have used, and I think it is apt. Have you ever wondered why the ABC and SBS constantly promote gender identity ideology and never allow feminist spokespeople to present the alternative perspective? Kit Kowalski has researched how ACON, using […]
  • Australian Media’s Pro Bono Work for ACON Pride in Diversity Leaderboard Scheme – Part 1 – ABC
    ACON’s Pride in Diversity lists only a few “media” members. 10 ViacomCBS (Channel 10) Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Bloomberg L.P. Initiative Media SBS In this part 1 I will talk about ABC. In part 2 I will look closely at how SBS uses talent to make pro bono or in kind contributions to the Pride […]
  • ACON’s Relationship Manager Advises ABC on How to Define “Family” (and Promote Trans Narratives for Points)
    The Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) is a voluntary leaderboard scheme run by ACON’s Pride in Diversity. It is open to all organisations in Australia. The template is 45 pages long. Organisations answer detailed questions and submit their answers for marking. They receive a ranking score out of 200. The ABC’s 2021 AWEI score was […]

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