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.
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
COMMENTARY & MEDIA COVERAGE
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