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Maggie Barry “ignorant” says trans advocate

An advocate for trans people has delivered a stinging rebuke to National MP Maggie Barry after the previously gay-friendly ex-broadcaster lashed out in Parliament at a lesbian MP, describing transgender issues as "fringe" matters.

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24th October 2012 19:42

Alessia Valenza

Claiming the Green Party rarely speaks in Parliament on environmental issues, former TV gardening guru and radio presenter Barry today asked Jan Logie: “What’s your favourite Ms Logie? Ahh … sex change people going into prisons. There’s been a lot of talk of these ‘fringe’ issues.”

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