LGBTIQ

Civil and legal rights groups say New South Wales Labor's amendments to the Anti-Discrimination Act are too broad and could harm other fundamental rights. Rachel Evans reports.

US Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court curtailed LGBTQ rights and struck down debt relief for students on June 30, reports Barry Sheppard.

Green Left News Podcast Ep 14, July 7, 2023

Green Left journalists Isaac Nellist and Leo Earle go through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.

“Trans rights are human rights” hundreds of people chanted as they raised their voices against bigotry. Peter Boyle reports.

Green Left News Podcast Ep 13, June 28, 2023

Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist is joined by refugee rights activist Chloe as they go through the latest news from Australia and around the world.

A support crowd formed a “wall of gay” outside the Maylands Library to support drag story hour and counter the handful of bigots. Petrina Harley reports. 

Fabian LoSchiavo became a very widely loved national treasure through his immense contributions to queer culture and liberation. His bravery, creativity, warm heartedness and sense of humour will be long celebrated, writes Ken Davis.

Merri-bek Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton argues that councils must not cave in to pressure from the homophobic far-right and cancel LGBTIQ gatherings because that enables “drag panic”.

Judy Hannan (left)

Suzanne James spoke to newly-elected female Independent MP Judy Hannan about the opportunities for a progressive cross-bench with a minority NSW Labor government.

LGBTIQ rights

The Republican onslaught against LGBTIQ communities in the United States is escalating, reports Barry Sheppard. So far this year, 51 anti LGBTIQ bills have passed in 18 Republican-controlled states.

LGBTIQ Africa

Colonial-era laws are still used to oppress LGBTQ+ Africans, writes Efemia Chela, but the struggle to organise grassroots mutual aid and for legal rights continues.

Thousands marched for trans day of visibility across the country

The following open letter about trans rights was initiated by Community Action for Rainbow Rights and Pride in Protest.