The controversial ‘genderbread person’, aimed at teaching students that gender is dictated by the brain rather than genitalia, has been pulled from a NSW school …
Norrie, the first person in the world ruled by a court to be of non-binary sex, has released their autobiography, Ultrasex: (Beyond Division). In this …
After a 13-month inquiry into family and domestic violence in Victoria, the Royal Commission into Family Violence, has passed on its lengthy report to the state government. Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to implement all 227 recommendations found in the report.
The NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby has named a new committee and will continue its advocacy work and push on with its priority of fighting discrimination in 2016.
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.
Meanwhile, one of Australia’s leading LGBTI sexual health organisations issued a strong statement opposing a plebiscite.
Thanks to the surge in momentum that followed the introduction of same-sex marriage in Ireland and the US recently, Australia is now the closest it has ever been to achieving marriage equality. In the latest Hotseat segment inside the Star Observer’s August edition, Justin Koonin gets to the bottom of what needs to be done in order for it to soon become a reality.
The famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade is not just an opportunity to highlight LGBTI discrimination and the need for justice to a national and worldwide audience. It’s also personal for many in the LGBTI community. NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby’s Justin Koonin explains.