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AUSTRALIA

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Marriage laws vary in this country depending on area
Adoption: Only in some areas
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Yes
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: Yes

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Are you religious? If so do you have a religious community in AUSTRALIA? How have they reacted to your sexual orientation or gender orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I am out, and the community condemns me

I am not out at my religious community (28%) I am out, and the community tries to change me against my will (0 %) I am out, and the community condemns me (42%) I am out, and I have no problems in my religious community (14%) I do not have a religious community, but I want one (14%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in AUSTRALIA...
Gina Wilson (user currently living in AUSTRALIA) posted for intersex readers on 19/05/2010 tagged with intersex
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OII Australia has completed it's incorporation . We now have an Australian Company Number (ACN) 143 506 594.

We welcome new members to our organisation. Full members must be Intersex. We have Associate members and organisation membership for those who are nopt Intersex but wish to support our push for full inclusion in Human Rights legeslation.
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Gina Wilson (user currently living in AUSTRALIA) posted for intersex readers on 19/05/2010 tagged with intersex
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OII Australia has completed it's incorporation . We now have an Australian Company Number (ACN) 143 506 594.

We welcome new members to our organisation. Full members must be Intersex. We have Associate members and organisation membership for those who are nopt Intersex but wish to support our push for full inclusion in Human Rights legeslation.
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