The rally, organised by the Rainbow Rights Coalition, demanded that trans people be protected from discrimination, that the Safe Schools program be reinstated, and the expansion of gender-affirming healthcare.
“It is in the strength of our community in being here today that we can show that trans rights, trans visibility and trans pride is the popular politics.”
Members of Community Action for Rainbow Rights (CARR) were attacked while peacefully protesting an anti-trans event in Belfield on Tuesday night.
In a podcast episode recorded via Zoom in 2021, USyd Professor Emerita Bronwyn Winter made a number of transphobic comments against Sargeant.
The rally was held to counter transphobic speaker Kellie-Jay Keen.
The history of gender affirmation leave and unionism.
Gender-neutral language, including the use of singular ‘they’ pronouns, has existed in the English language for centuries.
The transphobic entry policy of the baths has been met with strong public backlash.