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Advocates seek meeting with AG Michaelia Cash over LGBTIQ+ protections

Advocates seek meeting with AG Michaelia Cash over LGBTIQ+ protections

LGBTIQ+ advocates have raised concerns that the government’s recent response to sexual harassment laws highlights other reforms are being ignored. The Morrison Government recently announced it would be accepting most of the 55 recommendations made in the [email protected] report, released by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins last year. Jenkins’ report outlines the long-term effects on […]

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Advocates push for stronger trans & intersex workplace protections

Advocates push for stronger trans & intersex workplace protections

LGBTIQ+ advocacy group just.equal have written to national leader as part of an ongoing campaign calling for stronger workplace protections for trans, gender diverse and intersex Australians. Spokesperson Brian Greig has told media the organisation has written to the Federal Minister and Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations, and the Secretary of the Australian Council of […]

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Australia falls behind US on trans and intersex workplace rights

Australia falls behind US on trans and intersex workplace rights

Advocates have highlighted gaps in Australia’s workplace protections in light of this week’s Supreme Court ruling that protects LGBTIQ+ workers. The ruling, won 6 votes to 3, found that discrimination on the basis of sexuality and gender identity is covered by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Veteran transgender advocate, Sally Goldner AM, says Australia needs […]

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