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NSW PARLIAMENT FAILS TO COMMEMORATE TRANS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

in AUSTRALIA, 30/11/2013

The Christian Democrats have blocked a motion by NSW parliament to commemorate transgender victims on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Greens NSW spokesperson for Sexuality and Gender Identity, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, described the blocking of the motion, which was to commemorate transgender victims of violence, as very disappointing.

“This morning, the Christian Democrats blocked a notice of motion acknowledging today as the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

“It is very disappointing that the Parliament will not pass a motion commemorating victims of homicide just because they are transgender.

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