LGBT+ (Australia)

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  • Australia, LGBT+: How we won marriage equality

    , by O’SHEA Louise

    Protest at the December 2011 ALP conference in Sydney
    On 27 May 2004, then prime minister John Howard announced his intention to amend the Marriage Act to define marriage as being between a man and a woman. The act was amended the following August.
    Two key events had precipitated this action. (...)

  • Queers fighting back

    , by EVANS Rachel, HUGHES Mel

    Eighty countries still criminalise homosexuality. Beheading, torture, jai or rape await many queers fighting for their rights across the world.
    In one of the worst reported cases, Iran beheaded two young gay men in July 2005. Last month, the US-backed Iraqi security forces executed a young gay (...)