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Feminist Legal Clinic evicted for posting anti-trans website links

Feminist Legal Clinic evicted for posting anti-trans website links

A “gender-critical” feminist legal service which refused to remove material from its website that is offensive to trans people has had its tenancy grant terminated by the City of Sydney, in a dispute between a group of radical feminists and the trans community and its allies.

  • by Jacqueline Maley

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Liberal MPs want ‘Folau’s law’ removed from Religious Discrimination Bill

Liberal MPs want ‘Folau’s law’ removed from Religious Discrimination Bill

“I’ve got strong objections to the bill as it is currently drafted,” said the member for Wentworth, Dave Sharma.

  • by Michael Koziol
Rugby star who snubbed Folau to wear rainbow headgear at Olympics

Rugby star who snubbed Folau to wear rainbow headgear at Olympics

Australian women’s sevens co-captain Sharni Williams has received approval from the International Olympic Committee to wear multi-coloured headgear in Tokyo.

  • by Tom Decent
True colours: German women’s field hockey captain can wear rainbow armband

True colours: German women’s field hockey captain can wear rainbow armband

Nike Lorenz sought and received the go-ahead by the IOC to wear the LGBTQ Pride colours in an armband and socks at the Tokyo Olympics as a symbol of sexual diversity.

  • by Muri Assuncao and New York Daily News
Victorian women deserve a better mental health system

Victorian women deserve a better mental health system

Now is the time to redesign Victoria’s mental health system to better support the mental health and wellbeing of women and girls.

  • by Mischa Barr
Flying the flag for equal rights not so straightforward
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Flying the flag for equal rights not so straightforward

If you’ve heard of demisexuals, you’ll know it is the latest boutique identity to slip under the queer umbrella.

  • by Julie Szego
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Perth Theatre Trust overturns ban on Christian Lobby’s ‘biblical perspectives’ show

Perth Theatre Trust overturns ban on Christian Lobby’s ‘biblical perspectives’ show

Despite the most recent policy document being adopted on March 15, Perth Theatre Trust Chair Morgan Solomon said venue hiring policies were under review.

  • by Hamish Hastie
WA government’s venue hire policy the wrong lever to stop discrimination, free speech scholar says

WA government’s venue hire policy the wrong lever to stop discrimination, free speech scholar says

The Perth Theatre Trust’s booking policies were thrown into the spotlight after it was revealed the Australian Christian Lobby in June had been barred from hiring a WA government venue.

  • by Hamish Hastie
For young trans people, early support ‘could save a life’

For young trans people, early support ‘could save a life’

Teenager Mac Zamani says a Melbourne clinic’s fast action when addressing his needs as a trans person helped his mental health reach “a better place”. A new study shows why such quick support is vital.

  • by Wendy Tuohy
‘I can be my whole self’: Australia’s only LGBTIQ Pride Centre opens

‘I can be my whole self’: Australia’s only LGBTIQ Pride Centre opens

“To everyone who has had to hide, to everyone who has had to fear, to everyone who’s had to be not quite themselves, this is your space,” Premier Daniel Andrews said.

  • by Sumeyya Ilanbey
‘I couldn’t go on living a double life’: why conservative Michael Yabsley came out at 64

‘I couldn’t go on living a double life’: why conservative Michael Yabsley came out at 64

Homosexuality was illegal and gay role models non-existent when Michael Yabsley was growing up, and it wasn’t until a health scare in 2019 that he embraced his true self. Now, the former Liberal Party powerbroker wants to show others it’s never too late for a life-altering reckoning.

  • by Andrew Hornery