The Safe Schools Coalition is already available in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, NSW and ACT, but Queensland has just come on board as the newest addition.
Videos of speeches in support of gay marriage given by Tony Abbott’s sister Christine Forster, Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson and the Anglican Dean of Brisbane along with many others at a recent Brisbane forum are finally available in full online.
An action group supporting the implementation of inclusive LGBTI student programs and policies has hit roadblocks with the Queensland Education Department, after a policy statement was removed from the department’s website.
On the anniversary of the 2004 federal Marriage Act amendment that legally and explicitly banned gay marriages in Australia, several advocates for marriage equality met in Brisbane in their message to urge politicians to heed overwhelming public support and vote in favour of equal marriage rights.
A historic decision to recognise a lesbian couple as the official parents on their children’s birth certificates by the Queensland Supreme Court has attracted overwhelming praise, and some criticism.