Home, Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Oceania, News, Sitemap
EN


Home / Trans Secretariat / Australia / Articles / High-Profile Australian Lawyer Transitions While in Public Eye
loading map..

Facebook

Criminal lawyer Heather Stokes making first appearance in court after transition.
High-Profile Australian Lawyer Transitions While in Public Eye

in AUSTRALIA, 21/08/2012

A well-known transgender Australian barrister, or attorney, recently made her first court appearance after finishing her transition.

Criminal lawyer Heather Stokes, based in Adelaide, made a name for herself representing big-name clients, including footballers. Stokes reportedly received support from her peers when she decided to transition. While Stokes transitioned relatively seemlessly, the fact that her transgender status made international headlines points to how foreign the concept is to most people. Read more

Bookmark and Share