Wednesday, November 15 in 2017 was a momentous day for the LGBTQI community. We won, through a postal survey, Australia’s acceptance for us to marry …
The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal upheld that Cr Julie Passas had engaged in “unlawful homosexual vilification” after she abused a neighbour who put up a rainbow flag to celebrate the Yes vote.
“It sounds like the Government’s proposal would prevent employers from being able to protect their businesses from the damaging public actions of employees.”
“The Morrison Government needs to recognise that their commitment to introducing a Religious Discrimination Bill will have an impact on LGBTIQ+ people, because of the public debate it will stir up.”
“We have to face the stark reality that the movement to weaken Australia’s LGBTI legal rights under cover of religious freedom is not going away.”
Over 30,000 people gathered in the park to hear the result announcement on November 15, 2017.
More than 500 nuptials took place on Taiwan’s first official day of marriage equality, on May 24.
The Constitutional Court’s pro-marriage equality vote means that same-sex couples will now be guaranteed a constitutional right to tie the knot.
“This award is well deserved recognition for a person who has been at the forefront of nearly every major reform for LGBTIQ+ people in Australia in recent years.”