Transgender activists march in Sydney despite court ban
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A march for transgender rights went ahead in Sydney on Saturday despite a court ban on the protest.
LGBTQ activist April Holcombe and her group Community Action for Rainbow Rights called the march in the inner city neighbourhood of Darlinghurst a “victory” despite one arrest made and several fines handed down to attendees.
“It was quite outrageous that we were being suppressed, but people had the guts to show up anyway. It’s about making people understand how vulnerable trans people are,” Ms Holcombe said.
The group claimed 500 people joined the march.
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