TRANSGENDER: one shade of grey

What happens if a biological man who identifies as a woman can play in women’s sports, access women’s domestic violence shelters and lesbian organisations and, if in jail, women’s prisons? Why are state education departments saying that, if a biological boy identifies as a girl, he must be allowed to use girls’ toilets, showers, change rooms and play in girls’ sports?  

About the author

Mr Patrick J. Byrne is the National President of the NCC (National Civic Council). Holding degrees in arts and education, Patrick Byrne is a foremost analyst and writer in the areas of economics, particularly in relation to promoting policies to support rural industries and small business and to secure the economic independence of the country. He is also a regular contributor to the NCC’s magazine News Weekly.