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Sydney’s Out Gay MP Greenwich Threatens To Pull Support For NSW Government Over Trans Comments

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Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich has warned the NSW’s minority Dominic Perrottet government that he would withdraw his support if the Premier continued to make comments against the transgender community.The Perrottet government, which does not have a majority in the NSW Parliament, relies on the support of Independents, including out gay MP Greenwich.

The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Perrottet is likely to meet Greenwich and trans advocates next week. Trigger Warning: This story discusses transphobic comments made by political leaders, which might be distressing to some readers.

For 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention call Lifeline on 13 11 14. For Australia-wide LGBTQI peer support call QLife on 1800 184 527 or webchat.Premier Perrottet had earlier this week waded into the debate on trans sportspersons in female sports, while supporting Liberal candidate Katherine Deves.

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