The workshop that will build the floats for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has opened its doors to start work in preparation for 2014 - while the organization has established a charitable fund to fund major future projects. >>>
Cook Islands Health Minister Nandi Glassie launched the Pacific Sexual Diversity Network's new strategic plan in Bangkok. "This five year plan focuses the Network to speak out for equality, justice and achieving the Three Zeros to end HIV/AIDS in the Pacific," said Minister Glassie. >>>
Outspoken homophobe and Australian Army Reserve Major Bernard Gaynor has hit out at the Australian Defense Force issuing a set of rainbow gay pride cufflinks and lapel pins, claiming ‘normal’ Australians would ‘shudder’ at the thought.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will seek to pass a law ensuring transgender people don’t have to undergo surgery before they can be recognized as their preferred gender and will create a new category for intersex people and those of indeterminate sex. >>>
Although undoubtedly formulated with commendable intent, the Key administration's Harmful Digital Communications Bill is inadequate in some areas. In 2012, the New Zealand Law Commission reported back to current Justice Minister Judith Collins with its analysis, a report entitled Harmful Digital Communications: The Adequacy of Current Sanctions. >>>
Christian group Christian Snippets Australia has blamed this month’s catastrophic bushfires in the state of New South Wales on efforts to legalize same-sex marriage, saying they were a final warning from God. >>>
Nationwide protests have been planned for next month in response to the Federal Government’s attempts to overturn successfully enacted state or territory based same-sex marriage laws through the High Court.