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Monday, 4 February 2019

Labor Government To Make Conversion 'Therapy' Against The Law

Labor Government To Make Conversion 'Therapy' Against The Law
- The Andrews Labor Government will bring in laws to denounce and prohibit LGBTI conversion practices, ending the bigoted practice that has caused ...

Evil practice peddled in shame and stigma': Daniel Andrews vows to ban gay conversion therapy ...

Evil practice peddled in shame and stigma': Daniel Andrews vows to ban gay conversion therapy ...
- What they (gay conversion therapy) really are is a most personal form of torture, a cruel practice that perpetuates the idea that LGBTI people are in ...

Victoria to become first Australian state to ban conversion therapy

Victoria to become first Australian state to ban conversion therapy
- In a statement posted to his website, Andrews' office explained that his government “will bring in laws to denounce and prohibit LGBTI conversion ...

I take a risk when I get on': Transgender commuters describe life on public transport

I take a risk when I get on': Transgender commuters describe life on public transport
- A Victoria Police spokeswoman said PSOs undergo two LGBTI awareness training packages and acknowledged that there was "under reporting of ...

Maori Council and the National Maori Authority hit the road

Maori Council and the National Maori Authority hit the road
- Waitangi Day celebrations begin early in Australia where large Maori population bases exist such as Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.

LGBT community steps in to make sure NZ sees conversion film

LGBT community steps in to make sure NZ sees conversion film
- After a decision to not release the 2018 film about gay conversion therapy, Boy Erased in New Zealand due to its commercial viability, the rainbow ...

Cove recognised as LGBT-friendly organisation

Cove recognised as LGBT-friendly organisation
- Cove has received the Rainbow Tick designation, certifying the Auckland-based insurance start-up is a welcoming and inclusive place for people of ...

Bisexual teen: 'I just realised that straight is not the default'

Bisexual teen: 'I just realised that straight is not the default'
- Overwhelmingly, being LGBT is very easy in New Zealand if you live in the place I do - and not everyone does, and it's much harder for trans people, ...