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Chosen gender

Chosen gender discrimination is treating people unfairly because they are living as a member of the sex opposite to what others might perceive to be their biological sex. This includes transgender people and people with intersex conditions. The person is entitled to be treated as a member of the sex that they identify as. Chosen gender discrimination includes treating the person less favourably than a person who is not of a chosen gender, setting a requirement that is harder for that person to meet than it would be for others not of a chosen gender, and also requiring the person to dress or act as a member of the sex with which they do not identify.


IDAHOT 2015 – Sunday 17 May to Monday 18 May

The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) was created in 2004 to celebrate sexual and gender diversities. IDAHOT is also a good time to reflect on the inclusiveness, or otherwise, of our workplaces, schools, sporting clubs and our community in general.