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Transgender Lieutenant Colonel Cate McGregor speaks out about abuse and support

Full Story by Ian McPhedran for News Limited Network

THE person behind the stirring speech delivered by Army Chief Lieutenant General David Morrison in the wake of shocking revelations about an army email sex ring was his transgender speechwriter, Lieutenant Colonel Cate McGregor.

Formerly Malcolm McGregor, Lieutenant Colonel McGregor is the highest ranking of six transgender people serving in the Australian Defence Force, as well as being a globally renowned cricket writer.

One of her strongest supporters is Lt General Morrison, who refused to accept her resignation when she went public and told him that she was causing embarrassment to his office.

Catch her exclusive interview today (5 July 13) with Jane Hutcheon on ABC's One Plus One Program, which airs on ABC1 at 1130h, ABC24 at 2030h or ABC iView. 

Read the full story here at news.com.au

Photo: Cate McGregor. Supplied by Cate McGregor


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