"We call on the government to appoint a dedicated LGBTIQA+ Commissioner to ensure the human rights of LGBTIQA+ people have a full-time champion."
Tag: human rights
Laurel Hubbard to make history as first out trans Olympian
The athlete has fought for acceptance in women’s weightlifting.
Infringement of basic rights: An intersex man’s battle
“Being intersex has never been easy, which explains why my parents decided to raise and register me as a female.”
Australian Government delays action on Chechnya ‘gay purge’
Officials say sanctions could take months.
Loopholes feared in new German laws against forced intersex surgery
Advocates say the laws may be insufficient to protect babies and children.
Dozens of countries still criminalise homosexuality: report
ILGA World has reported on advances and setbacks in LGBTIQ rights worldwide.
First openly gay Deputy PM appointed in New Zealand
Grant Robertson is part of the country’s most diverse parliament ever.
Opinion: The fight continues for intersex bodily autonomy
For intersex people, the rights to physical integrity and medical autonomy are not guaranteed.
Ambassadors demand end to Poland anti-LGBTIQ discrimination
Governments in Poland have attempted to outlaw LGBTIQ people.
Calls for investigation of Indonesian police gay raid
“The government has been inciting hostility toward LGBT people.”
Denied human rights from the cradle: Fighting for intersex rights
While many of us recognise the I in LGBTI+, it seems fewer know what being intersex actually means, writes Cherie Moselen.
Calls for government to condemn proposed Indonesian anti-gay law
"It is in Australia's interest to promote LGBTIQ acceptance in our region.”