“How much longer must gay Singaporeans live as second class citizens; branded criminals by laws meant to protect all Singaporeans?”
The expungement scheme will commence on October 1, with applications to be made through the WA Department of Justice website.
Almost 64 years since Noel was convicted of a historic consensual gay sex crime, his application to have it expunged has been approved, ahead of the Victorian Government’s upcoming formal apology.
The ‘Illegal Love’ exhibition will feature expansive content covering the history of decriminalisation in Victoria and the road to gay law reform.
Ahead of his maiden speech in the Senate yesterday, Elias Jahshan had a chat with newly-sworn in and openly gay South Australian Greens Senator Robert Simms about some of the LGBTI issues he’d like to address at a federal level.
A rainbow walk, rainbow lights for Adelaide’s town hall, an exhibition at the State Library, and even a visit by Stephen Fry — South Australia is bringing out all the guns to celebrate being the first state to decriminalise homosexuality 40 years ago.
QUEENSLAND’S Attorney-General has said there are no plans to allow expungement of historical gay sex convictions in the state, despite expungement legislation passing in Victorian Parliament earlier …
In this week’s Throwback Thursday special, we take a look at when laws in Tasmania finally made being gay no longer a criminal offence.