Member for Coogee Bruce Notley-Smith became the first openly gay MP elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, but looks set to lose the historically Labor-held seat to Marjorie O’Neill.
Greenwich will introduce legislation protecting LGBTI students and teachers at faith-based schools if re-elected at the upcoming NSW election.
NSW Labor’s pledge mirrors the state government’s announcement last week that they would fund an LGBTIQ+ health centre in New South Wales.
The Centre will provide health care, support and referral services to LGBTIQ+ people in New South Wales.
New guidance says the Church “welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of trans people, equally with all people, within the body of Christ, and rejoices in the diversity of that body”
“Being at the table helps ensure we are not on the menu.”
“I love that we can still, even in a more fractured world, bring all our tribes together through mutual respect.”
The result has no direct legal bearing on a 2017 court ruling which gave legislators two years to amend laws to allow same-sex couples to marry, but advocates say the public opposition is a blow to the campaign.
“Australians love Magda and Magda loves Australia, and despite last year being a tough year for her, Magda shared her strength in a way that inspired others to do the same.”