Speaking up for Human Rights with Eddie Ayers and Gillian Triggs

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A two part episode starting with an interview with ABC Radio broadcaster Eddie Ayers about what he recommends to parents who think they may have a transgender child (one suggestion is to give the child an instrument and indulge in the healing power of music), as well as language re. being transgender. Followed by an interview with former President of the Human Rights Commission of Australia about our women's rights in birth and their need for greater confidence in this arena. REFERENCES: * Gopi Lev in https://www.spreaker.com/user/pregnancybirthandbeyond/our-first-show-on-gender-sexual-diversit, in particular from about 18 mins in. * http://www.pbbmedia.org/ne-plus-ultra/our-first-show-on-gender-sexual-diversity ++++ * Bri Lee is author of Eggshell Skull * More on informed consent at: - Episode 3: "Informed Consent: Your rights in birth" at http://www.pbbmedia.org/ababyontheway.html - Our free 4 part podcast series "A Close Look at Informed Consent" featuring Dr Bec Jenkinson, available on signup to our newsletter at www.pbbmedia.org Thanks to the Byron Writers' Festival for the opportunity to speak with Eddie Ayers and Gillian Triggs. Producer and presenter: Sally Cusack Copyright 2018 PBB Media and Sally Cusack First aired on 99.9 BayFM Byron Bay on 1 October 2018.

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