The Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby recently surveyed LGBTI Victorians about issues they were most important and should be addressed on both a local and federal level.
A new bill has been introduced in Victoria’s parliament that aims to crack down on dangerous and unregistered health practitioners across the state, including gay “conversion” therapists.
Just over a year after Victorian Parliament became the first state to pass gay sex conviction expungement laws, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a formal state apology is now in order.
Ahead of Melbourne’s annual Pride March on Sunday, community groups and activists have come together to call for an end to biphobia and discrimination against the bisexual 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.
The VGLRL has announced its new co-convenors, with longstanding Anna Brown stepping down from the role after a number of successful LGBTI law reforms and campaigns.
Adoption equality for gay and lesbian parents was passed in Victorian Parliament by an overwhelming majority of upper house MPs, but the clause preventing religious discrimination was removed from the bill.
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.