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Friday is IDAHO – the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. In Australia we will be acknowledging the day against bi-phobia, intersex-phobia and trans*-phobia (IDAHOBIT). IDAHOBIT was started in 2004 to commemorate the World Health Organisation’s (WHO)...
- Posted 3 days ago
We need reform, not rainbows
What’s more important: marriage equality, legal protection from discrimination or a rainbow flag? Some of Australia’s leading LGBTI rights advocates, including former High Court justice Michael Kirby and pioneering academic Dennis Altman, are concerned about the direction...
- Posted 3 days ago
A thread of complicity for violence and exclusion
If ever there was an argument against having a referendum on marriage equality, we saw it over the past week. Anti-equality activists opposing amendments to the federal Sex Discrimination Act have made ludicrous claims that, amongst other...
- Posted 10 days ago
Why we should celebrate the NZ decision
This week New Zealand became the latest country, and the first in the Pacific region, to legalise same-sex marriage. I am thrilled that half my friends in mixed-race marriages (Kiwis and Aussies) and all my friends in...
- Posted 26 days ago
Rainbows to rights
The decision by NSW roads minister Duncan Gay to remove the rainbow crossing at Taylor Square has sparked one of the more remarkable community displays of hope, resilience and sheer fun that we have seen in recent...
- Posted 32 days ago
The gay agenda
Last week, The Daily Telegraph’s Piers Ackerman produced a largely incoherent blog post on his feelings about a “minority lobby” trying to “again inflict itself upon the majority”. He’s talking about us: the gay and lesbian community...
- Posted 39 days ago
As always, there has been a lot going on over the past month, including the community’s response to police (mis)conduct during the Mardi Gras Festival, as well as the Legislative Council’s hearings into state-based marriage equality laws....
- Posted 46 days ago
A victory on exemptions
The release last week of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry’s report into the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 was a victory for the many LGBTI organisations and individuals who have been campaigning for...
- Posted 80 days ago
Service delivery the next religious right to go?
Religious organisations who deliver key services to the community should not have the right to discriminate against LGBTI people, a Senate inquiry has told the federal government. A report published on Thursday from the the Senate inquiry...
- Posted 86 days ago
Small change makes a big difference
This week the Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby was the recipient of a bequest in someone’s will. While we cannot name this person, we would like to acknowledge their generous gift. Their donation at this time is...
- Posted 87 days ago