Gay men make up over half of Australians needing egg donors and surrogates, and in the last three years, significantly more have been creating families via domestic surrogacy.
“The name Pride Foundation Australia was chosen to reflect our commitment to human rights, social inclusion and equity, along with our national agenda.”
John Finnis has defended his writings – which include the idea that acceptance of homosexuality is “an active threat to the stability of existing and future marriages” – as “strictly philosophical”.
“Niche community groups and individuals will need all the help they can get to continue to advocate for equality – the fight for LGBTI rights is not over.”
Trans women wanting to participate in women’s sports, particularly at an elite level, are required to prove that they do not threaten the integrity of female competition, write Dan Trindade and Katharine Kilroy.
According to Ellie Watts, she didn’t have a big dramatic personal coming out story with her own family, but acknowledged it was a battle for her to initially figure out her bisexuality.
The second national conference will include a diverse range of panels focusing on topics such as LGBTI refugees, domestic violence, trans and gender diverse parents, discrimination, intersex stories, conversion therapy, and disability rights.