Transphobia is hate speech against transgender people. It is part of cisgenderism, an umbrella term that collectively describes forms of systemic oppression that invalidate people’s own classifications and understanding of their genders and bodies.


July 2020 – Tackling Homophobia & Transphobia

Our July 2020 Campaign was a month long campaign tackling both Transphobia as well as Homophobia.

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OHPI briefings tackle specific instances of online hate and are produced rapidly to respond to emerging problems.

May 1, 2023: Banning Nazi Symbols in Australia

March 17, 2023: Melbourne’s Nazis highlight a bigger problem

March 25, 2022: Anti-Asian Hate on Facebook (includes examples of Transphobia & discussion on it)

August 3, 2020: Anti-Trans Abuse Online (Featured article)

August 2, 2020: Unmasking Serious Trolling on Twitter

April 14, 2019: Free speech has limits because speech can cause harm 

September 7, 2017: Initial responses to #DebateWithoutHate

February 14, 2017: Nazi Group’s Poster Campaign in Melbourne

January 3, 2016: Social Media Violence Against Women: Carla’s tale of a misogynistic bully

August 13, 2015: External Resources on Cyberbullying

October 3, 2014: It’s time Facebook repents


March 20, 2023: Discussing Nazi tactics and counter-tactics with The New Daily

March 20, 2023: Discussing Nazi salutes with The Guardian

February 29, 2020: ‘Why is Instagram still hosting ‘Black Lives Don’t Matter’ accounts?’, The Daily Dot