In November 2013, Queer Radio was chosen by an independent panel of judges to win the CAN Awards 2013 Media Award. The Community Action Network Awards were first introduced in 1997 to recognize achievement that is positive and makes a difference in the inner city areas of Brisbane. Coordinated by the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre, the award citation reads "For excellence in journalism/social media which promotes the social inclusion and equality for all".
Transsexualism classed wrongly
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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.