Australia’s first openly-gay Imam Nur Warsame is slated to speak on a panel in Melbourne about race, religion, and sexuality.
A new, approved bill in Victoria enables allows international same-sex couples to be legally recognised by the state. It will also allow same-sex couples to hold ceremonies when registering their relationships.
Ahead of the upcoming Midsumma Carnival, there’s been a proposal to introduce a new rainbow number plate to celebrate the state’s sexual and gender diverse community.
The Victoria Greens have announced a draft bill that seeks to improve the protection and rights of LGBTI people, and are now hoping to consult with the community.
After being amended by the upper house and sent back to the lower house, the adoption equality bill has passed Victorian Parliament and will be finally legislated.
A Victorian Greens MP has moved an amendment to enable same-sex couples to hold a ceremony when registering their relationships, a move the Labor Party has seen as unnecessary.
A new bill allowing same-sex couples to jointly adopt in Victoria was passed in Victorian Parliament’s lower house, despite no Liberal MPs voting in favour of it.
Midsumma (and Mardi Gras) season is almost here, and the Victorian AIDS Council has argued a delay on government spending to tackle ice use will hit the gay community during a critical time.
The nail-biting state election race for Prahran has left Greens MP Sam Hibbins with the seat, and he’s promised to be a voice for LGBTI people in Victorian Parliament.