Britain has been criticised for failing to ban anti-LGBTIQA+ conversion practices.
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‘Get fucked’: Victorian Opposition divided over conversion practice ban
Opposition leader Matthew Guy has ruled his party will not change the state laws.
New Zealand proposes to outlaw anti-LGBTQ conversion
New legislation would see the practices banned, with jail sentences possible.
The challenges experienced by asexuals living in Africa
"Whenever I explain to a potential partner that I am asexual, most decide to opt out of the relationship."
Conversion ban in UK to increase momentum for change in Australia
Tasmanian advocates are calling for conversion survivors to form a support and activism network.
Greens support Liberal commitment to Tas LGBTIQ+ funding increase
“The Greens are proud to be part of making Tasmania a kinder, happier place for transgender, and intersex people.”
Labor platform includes LGBTIQ rights, advocates call for strong policy
Some key reforms could still be left behind despite progress.
‘A debt of gratitude’: Survivor win in new Vic conversion law
Advocates have called for other states to follow Victoria’s lead in criminalising anti-LGBTQA+ conversion practices.
Dozens of countries still criminalise homosexuality: report
ILGA World has reported on advances and setbacks in LGBTIQ rights worldwide.
New law proposed to ban anti-LGBTQA+ conversion practices in Victoria
“LGBTQA+ people are not ‘broken’ or ‘disordered’."
Outrage over newspaper promoting anti-gay conversion
The religious newspaper includes a story about a couple who were ‘cured’ of homosexuality.
Advocates call for Catholic bishops to condemn conversion therapy
Pope Francis has stated his support for same-sex unions.
Demand for school religious chaplains to be trained in LGBTIQ support
The Australian Government has announced millions of dollars in funding for school chaplains.
‘Systems of coercion’: Survivors demand stronger bans on conversion
“Even well-intentioned laws can miss some nuanced ways in which conversion ideology and practices occur.”
Conversion therapy survivors demand Queensland law amendment
"It is actually dangerous legislation."
Pauline Hanson calls for ‘idiot’ parents to have trans kids seized
The One Nation senator said that parents who believe their children are trans “need their heads read”.