LGBTIQ

Boy holding onto a van

Mali, then Burkina Faso, and finally Niger have experienced coups d’état and subsequently formed the Alliance of Sahel States (AES). These military juntas are pursuing a unified policy of international rapprochement, a shared strategy in the fight against jihadists, and a common rhetoric around the defence of national sovereignty. What should we make of this new reality for West Africa? Paul Martial provides this useful analysis.

NSW is the last state to ensure trans people are not discriminated against. But progress is slow with conservative lobby groups doing all they can to prevent equality, as Josh Adams reports.

People have flooded the streets of Georgia's capital Tbilisi against the passing of a new foreign influence law. This follows three weeks of protest after the bill was tabled, reports Brenna Dempsey.

Queer Liberation Boorloo welcomes WA Labor's long-awaited announcement on gender reassignment reforms, but says it has more promises to the LGBTIQ community to keep. Nova Sobieralski  reports. 

A debate around Labor’s proposed religious discrimination law has flared up following the Australian Law Reform Commission’s report, which was made public at the end of March. Josh Adams reports.

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The notorious Community-Industry Response Group (C-IRG), a secretive tactical arm of the British Columbia (BC) Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), has been "rebranded" and deployed against the Palestine solidarity movement, reports Jeff Shantz.

New South Wales Labor has introduced a bill to criminalise conversion practices seeking to suppress a person’s sexual orientation and cause physical serious physical harm. Nova Sobieralski reports.

Women and children marching for International Women's Day in Puebla Mexico

Hundreds of thousands of people around Mexico marched on International Women's Day, with an estimated 180,000 people reported in Mexico City, massive marches in Oaxaca, Guadalajara, and more, and two journalists arrested in Zacatecas, reports Tamara Pearson.

Pride in Protest float calls for police to not be allowed to march in the Mardi Gras parade.

Despite much contention the New South Wales Police Force joined the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. Paul Gregoire reports.

Two hundred people attended Geelong Rainbow’s annual Pride march, which was followed by a festival celebrating LGBTIQ performers. Angela Carr reports.

Justice John Sackar’s report on LGBTIQ hate crimes is a damning indictment of the NSW Police. Josh Adams reports.

Minns has turned his back on the LGBTIQ community.

New South Wales Premier is reportedly watering down a bill to ban gay conversion therapy after pressure from the new NSW Faith Affairs Council. Paul Gregoire reports.