UNBiased – Dharshi Harindra

Dharshi Harindra|11/4/2022 All of us carry our own biases. They are a product of our environment, our upbringing, and our lived experiences. Through guest interviews and their stories, UNBiased explores the way bias affects the lives of others, and what we can do to address it. This week’s guest on UNBiased podcast  is Michelle Sheppard,... Continue Reading →

Mish’s Mission – RADIO TODAY

 October 6, 2022 Sarah Patterson Reporter It was almost a decade ago now that Michelle Sheppard was first interviewed on Melbourne community radio station Joy 94.9 FM about her lived experience as a transgender woman. Michelle – aka Mama Mish – tells Radio Today “As soon as I walked out of the room, they were like ‘Can you come back? Can you stay?’” “I ended... Continue Reading →

Change Our Game

The Victorian Government is committed to increasing the number of women and girls participating in sport and active recreation, from grassroots to senior leadership roles. The Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation was established in late 2014 to advise the Victorian Minister for Sport on practical actions that the sector could... Continue Reading →

“You’re Dad but you’re a girl”

Transitioning as a transparent. Melbourne mum Michelle Sheppard speaks openly about the highs and lows of her gender transition, what she’s learned, and how her daughters have been invaluable in helping her through https://www.offspringmagazine.com.au/parenting/youre-dad-but-youre-a-girl-transitioning-as-a-trans-parent/ Offspring Magazine is Australia’s largest gloss & digital parenting magazine with more than 270,000 readers “You’re Dad but you’re a girl”:... Continue Reading →

QUEER ISLAND DISCS

Michelle Sheppard is the latest member of our community off to the Queer Island. Momma Mish is well know for her work as a trans advocate in Australia for many years, but through 8 songs she took us back and told the story that got her to the place where she is now. Michelle held... Continue Reading →

Fitted for Work – improving career opportunities for transgender women

Fitted for Work - improving career opportunities for transgender women [Vision: Fitted for Workshop showing clothing, shoes and accessories] Martin Foley - Minister for Equality It’s a real pleasure to be joined by so many people who have at their heart a commitment to make sure that transgender diverse and non-binary women have the opportunity... Continue Reading →

Come hold my hand

I often wonder if people I'm not in an intimate relationship with pick up on my walls or discomfort at times. I am often told I have a commanding presence when I walk into a room which I'm sure could intimidate others around me more. I do use a lot of self deprecating humor these... Continue Reading →

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