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Salamanca market tribute unveiled
It’s been five years in the making but a new public artwork in Hobart will commemorate the largest act of gay rights civil disobedience in Australian history. Community members and city officials attended the unveiling of The...
- Posted 3 days ago
Sausage sizzle shores up student support
Tasmanian marriage equality campaigners attracted some 500 students to a free BBQ yesterday to hear more about the Upper House candidates who support the issue at this weekend’s elections. Students lived up to their cash-strapped reputations with...
- Posted 22 days ago
Tassie tourism gets gay-friendly
Tourism operators in Tasmania can show their support for the LGBTI community with the country’s first rainbow accreditation for the sector. Tasmanian tourism minister Scott Bacon announced the new Rainbow Tasmanian Tourism Accreditation program last week, which...
- Posted 25 days ago
Independent candidate announces gay marriage support
Former Tasmanian Liberal-now independent candidate Hans Willink says he supports gay marriage in Tasmania, joining a chorus of pro-gay marriage candidates ahead of the May 4 Upper House election. Willink told The Australian newspaper Friday that he...
- Posted 42 days ago
Adoption laws under fire
Even if a same-sex couple happened to be the “most loving, caring, involved couple in the world”, Tasmania’s shadow minister for children has said gay foster carers should not be allowed to adopt children in their care....
- Posted 44 days ago
Flyers draw fire from gay advocates
Anti-gay flyers recently distributed in Launceston have prompted Tasmanian gay rights advocates to lodge a complaint to the state’s Anti-Discrimination Commission. The flyers condemned homosexuality as “unhealthy”, stating that Bible scripture and “secular media and academia” could...
- Posted 46 days ago
Top brass tackle high abuse risk
Tasmanian Police Commissioner Darren Hine (pictured) has committed to improving public safety after a new report revealed troubling levels of discrimination and assault for the state’s LGBTI community. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex Tasmanians are seven...
- Posted 50 days ago
Tasmanian gay marriage bill resurrected
Tasmanian Upper House MP Ruth Forrest has moved to reintroduce a same-sex marriage bill into state Parliament. Forrest introduced a motion to Parliament today that would allow the bill to return to the Upper House’s agenda, the...
- Posted 57 days ago
Tasmanians face high risk of abuse, discrimination
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex Tasmanians are seven times more likely to have experienced violent assault than other Australians, according to new research. Launched by Tasmanian community development minister Cassy O’Connor today, the research is considered...
- Posted 58 days ago
Marriage the main course at BBQ bash
More than 250 Tasmanians joined a marriage equality barbeque on Sunday in Launceston, with special guests including Tasmanian Upper House speaker Kerry Finch. Organisers hailed the event as a huge success which was intended to show community...
- Posted 78 days ago