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More Needs To Be Done For LGBTQI+ Rights In Australia

Posted on: Mon 11 Dec 2017

Australia became the 26th country to legalise same-sex marriage on Thursday 7 December 2017. It was a long journey for the LBGTQI+ community and the outcome has been met with celebrations and relief.

But what else needs to be done to ensure Australian Law is not discriminating against the community?

Practices such as conversation therapy, birth certificates not accurately reflecting children’s parents, and religious exemption from anti-discrimination laws still occur in Australia.

Professor of Human Rights Law at Monash University joins Tom Mann to discuss what else needs to change in Australia for the LGBTQI+ community.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Wikimedia via Ludovic Bertron


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