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Podcast with my transgender daughter: Episode 1

Here is a new podcast (vidcast), featuring my daughter Jem and I discussing her decision to transition as she prepares to begin hormone therapy. More episodes to follow.

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Shane is an ethicist and theologian, Honorary Associate for the Centre of Disability Research and Policy, the University of Sydney, and Assistant Director, Policy, at the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation against People with Disability. Shane is proudly disabled, and an occasional blogger on

1 Comment

  • Liz
    January 31, 2022 at 8:12 am

    Thinking about the underwear part of the conversation, I wonder if for kids, the underwear is very much a gender defining piece of clothing. Kids clothes can be pretty similar, shorts, T-shirts, etc but the underwear is still pretty gender specific.


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