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- Minnesota passes marriage equality billPosted 8 days ago
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Have you made your IDAHO promise?
No more excuses, it’s time to stand up against discrimination properly – this is the new national anti-homophobia push launched today on the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO). No To Homophobia organisers revealed their new ‘promise’ campaign,...
- Posted 5 days ago
Briffa’s stalker given five-year order
The man who stalked Hobsons Bay councillor Tony Briffa received a five-year intervention order yesterday at Sunshine Magistrates’ Court. The former Hobsons Bay mayor, touted as the world’s first intersex mayor, and LGBTI advocate welcomed the intervention...
- Posted 48 days ago
Schools tackle gay taunts
Challenge homophobic language. Don’t assume all students and teachers are straight. Support same-sex attracted students. This is the advice from the Victorian government’s latest anti-bullying campaign, Bully Stoppers, revealed today for the state’s students, parents and teachers on...
- Posted 68 days ago
Government accused of failing LGBTI students
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Brisbane have accused the organisers of the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence (NDAABV) of failing to include and support gay and lesbian students in their anti-bullying...
- Posted 68 days ago
Homophobic business faces backlash
A gay-owned and operated business in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley has been flooded with messages of support after they were targeted in a homophobic social media post written by a competing business. There was an immediate backlash against...
- Posted 71 days ago
The power of words
Last week I got into a fight on a Facebook friend’s wall. The topic? Whether or not the terms “queenie twink” and “lez” were homophobic. The context of their use of these terms? Slagging off some people...
- Posted 75 days ago
New app combats homophobia, bullying
Youth mental health foundation headspace has declared war on homophobia, bullying and depression with a new smart phone app that encourages young Australians take on the three big issues from the privacy of their own phone. It’s...
- Posted 76 days ago
Superman versus the gays
A few weeks ago, American publishing company DC Comics announced they were hiring science fiction author and well-known homophobe Orson Scott Card to write a Superman comic. It hasn’t gone down very well. In the US, a...
- Posted 83 days ago
Queensland schools ‘most homophobic’
Teachers have been implicated in contributing to Queensland LGBTI students schools suffering more homophobic abuse and bullying than other states according to recent university research. Teachers were even found to condone homophobic bullying between students in some...
- Posted 86 days ago
Protecting our rights
with Justin Koonin NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby Public hearings for the federal Senate inquiry into the governments proposed new anti-discrimination laws were held in Melbourne and Sydney last week, and events of the last fortnight...
- Posted 107 days ago