The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal upheld that Cr Julie Passas had engaged in “unlawful homosexual vilification” after she abused a neighbour who put up a rainbow flag to celebrate the Yes vote.
Dozens of neighbours are now proudly displaying the flags outside their homes, planting them in their lawns, tucking them into mailboxes, and even incorporating them into their Christmas decorations.
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia will have increased visibility in Brisbane thanks to significant involvement by the Queensland Police Service and Victoria Bridge becoming the third city monument to be lit in rainbow colours.
We kick off our coverage of the March elections for City of Brisbane, Australia’s largest local government, with a wrap up of all the LGBTI-specific commitments already made by the major parties and players.
This year, the symbol of the LGBTI community will fly from four times as many Sydney town halls as 2014.
Brisbane City Council will make history this year when it flies the LGBTI Pride flag over its City Hall for the first time to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17.