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Trial program against homophobia in NSW schools!

It’s a great step. And i hope the trial is successful and rolled out accross all schools which receive government funding. However when i was at the NSW Parliamentary Forum on homohobia in schools it was made clear that Transgender … Continue reading

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The lies about being Gay being worse than smoking

Many people will have read the letter in yesterdays local paper that claimed that numbers from Denmark show that Gays who get married die 20 years before heterosexuals who get married and that this makes being gay worse for your … Continue reading

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Transgender Day Of Rememberance

Today is the day used internationally to mark the deaths of Transgender people all over the world that are murdered. And while Australia has less murders of Transgender people than many other countries a recent study in Queensland found that … Continue reading

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Homophobic Bullying in Schools on the Increase!

Despite or perhaps because of the increasing acceptance of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Intersex youth by their Families Friends and Authorities there has been a measured increase in homophobic bullying in Australian schools with the numbers obtained by LaTrobe … Continue reading

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Wear It Purple campaign to address problems at schools

The founders of the Australian chapter of the Wear It Purple campaign are looking to address the growing problem of Homophobic (and hopefully Transphobic and Intersexphobic) bullying in school. Sydney Star Observer has an article about this here. I was … Continue reading

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NSW parliamentary forum on homophobic bullying in schools tomorrow

Tomorrow I, Equal Love Armidale member Bayne MacGregor and my partner will be attending the NSW parliamentary forum on homophobic bullying in schools. And hopefully there will be a good turnout from each of the political parties and that they … Continue reading

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Bigoted Housepaint? Taubmans needs to explain this!

I was in a Bunnings store in Sydney the other day looking at paint options for a room when i saw something that made my blood run cold. One of the paints on a large display of Taubmans Easy Coat … Continue reading

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Australian Human Rights Comission Roundtables in Sydney a great success!

Yesterday I, Equal Love Armidale member Bayne MacGregor, was one of the attendees of the two Australian Human Rights Roundtable meetings in Sydney, (though i attended independantly as i was invited because of my previous submissions to the AHRC on … Continue reading

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How many hidden GLBTIQ people must there be in Armidale?

It’s hard getting accurate numbers when people are scared and so feel forced to keep big parts of their lives hidden. Because of this many people mistakenly think there aren’t many GLBTIQ people here. Many feel alone and isolated. People … Continue reading

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