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Age of consent laws to be changed in Queensland
The Palaszczuk Government has announced they are introducing legislation to standardise the Queensland’s age of consent.
Queensland is the only state to have different age restrictions for specific penetrative sexual acts.
The disparity especially affects gay male teenagers who wish to access safe sexual practices and health information, as practitioners are forced to inform them of the illegality of specific acts if they are under 18.
The Australian Greens urge the Labor party to join them in committing to
removing religious exemptions from the Sex Discrimination Act, following Rainbow Labor’s announcement to appoint an LGBTI
Greens sexuality spokesperson Senator Robert Simms says Labor's plan is a good one, but won’t end discrimination against LGBTI people under the law.
Brisbane’s first Trans Fair Day, Election Update: Greens pledge $15 million for accessible abortions, Baltimore officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case, and more Zedlines. (Image: Trans Fair Day Facebook page).
Brisbane’s first Trans Fair Day
Brisbane hosted its first Trans Fair Day over the weekend in New Farm Neighbourhood Centre.
The fair, hoping to become an annual event, is a community focused day that supports the mental and physical health of local Trans and Gender Diverse People of all ages.
The event went ahead on Sunday with the support of Neami National, Many Genders One Voice the Queensland AIDS Council and other local LGBTI support groups.
Palaszczuk government investing $25 million into Gold Coast
The new LGBTI mentoring program, the Queensland Universities Diversity Network offers free mentoring, networking opportunities, workshops and online seminars for young LGBTI professionals in many industries such as law, engineering, education and medicine.