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EU court battle rules for gay people
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled religious beliefs may not justify opposing the rights of gay couples. The European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights has welcomed the news and said religious beliefs should never be...
- Posted 121 days ago
PM moves on discrimination
The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bisessar, has said she wants to “put an end to all discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation”. In a letter to the UK’s Kaleidoscope Trust executive director, she...
- Posted 142 days ago
Time to talk about rights abuses
A recent Guardian newspaper interview with Nobel Peace Prize winner and Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf confirms just how far we still have to go where LGBTI rights are concerned. Sirleaf seemed personally affronted when a journalist...
- Posted 422 days ago
Tomorrow is deadline on human rights plan
The deadline for public comments on the Australian Government’s proposed National Human Rights Plan is tomorrow, Wednesday, February 29. The plan was developed in response to the review of Australia’s human rights by the United Nations as...
- Posted 452 days ago
Rights protection push
Gay rights advocates will rail against religious exemptions in any future federal anti-discrimination legislation designed to protect LGBTI people. The federal Attorney-General’s department is consulting with the community on its draft National Human Rights Action Plan, which...
- Posted 521 days ago
The fight for rights goes beyond our own backyard
As people living with thriving gay and lesbian communities, we Australians have a duty to our gay brothers and lesbian sisters worldwide. It is not enough to fight for legal equality and celebration of our culture and...
- Posted 593 days ago
MP: marriage not a rights issue
A federal Opposition MP has written to a constituent, claiming that marriage equality is not a human rights issue and that the majority of Australians oppose it. The letter was sent by Peter Slipper, the Liberal National...
- Posted 865 days ago
Reports highlight global lack of rights
Two reports released by international human rights defenders has put the spotlight on global GLBTI rights. The Amnesty International Report 2010 and the ILGA 2010 state-sponsored Homophobia report paint a worsening situation in Africa. Both reports singled...
- Posted 1088 days ago
A time for anti-discrimination laws
The federal Government recently announced that it would not pursue a Human Rights Act. While this came as disappointing news, the Government did promise to ‘harmonise’ existing anti-discrimination laws as part of its ‘human rights framework’. However,...
- Posted 1117 days ago
Show some respect
As the good ship Labor slowly sinks in the polls, the crew is ripping out the furniture and chucking it in the drink to try and keep her afloat. The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (a policy as...
- Posted 1117 days ago