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Labor pledge to appoint LGBT discrimination commissioner

Labor pledge to appoint LGBT discrimination commissioner

A Shorten Labor Government would appoint a full-time LGBTI Discrimination Commissioner to the Australian Human Rights Commission. The announcement was made this morning by Senator Penny Wong at a Rainbow Labor campaign launch in Melbourne. “The commissioner will ensure lesbians, gays, transgender and intersex Australians live in a safer, more secure and more inclusive society.” […]

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Is the Prime Minister Backtracking on Marriage Equality?

The Australian has reported that the Prime Minister Tony Abbott has made a statement suggesting that a conscience vote on the issue of same sex marriage is unlikely to take place. Abbott is personally opposed to same sex marriage, attracting controversy in 2013 by referring to the issue as a “fashion of the moment”. In […]

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