More than ninety LGBTI organisations and leaders have written a joint statement calling on the government for a free vote in parliament.
SENATOR George Brandis met with representatives of a number of LGBTI organisations to discuss the marriage equality plebiscite and took the opportunity to reaffirm the government’s position that it would not sway from its commitment to a public vote on the issue.
In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, leaders want to protect LGBTI people in Australia
The gay and lesbian rights lobbies in Victoria and New South Wales are coming together to campaign for key issues affecting LGBTI Australians ahead of the Federal election.
Homophobic acts, including verbal abuse, failed to dampen the spirits of participants at Saturday’s Rainbow Run.
The news comes after the state government also announced it would introduce legislation to allow gay men to expunge convictions of consensual homosexual acts before it was decriminalised.