On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
Transsexualism classed wrongly
Transsexualism is currently classified as a mental disorder under the World Health Organisation International Classification of DIseases. A number of petitions on change.org has called for this change. Michelle Diamond, an activist fighting for the rights and wellbeing of the LGBTI community heads the Australian petition. She joins Jenna Talackova, Transgender beauty queen to battle with the World Health Organisation.
Pak spoke to Michelle Diamond who tells us about her story and the changes she calls for.