Sydney LGBTIQ Mardi gras participant smiling, talking on iPhone with exquisite headdress

Human rights for trans and gender diverse people

Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) on 31March is a day to recognise and celebrate trans and gender diverse people in our communities.The Australian Human Rights Commission calls on all governments and communities to work together to overcome the...
Friday 31 March 2017
Commisison's Mardi Gras float

Dancing towards equality with Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Thousands upon thousands of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex people have again shimmied up Sydney’s Oxford Street with their supporters in the name of respect, love and equality, cheered on by a wildly enthusiastic crowd.The 38th...
Sunday 5 March 2017
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Commission proud to march in Mardi Gras parade

Expect plenty of signing, dancing and feel-good vibes from the Australian Human Rights Commission as it joins the Mardi Gras parade this Saurday to promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex equality.Human Rights Commission president...
Friday 3 March 2017
Anna Brown, Imam Nur, Morgan Carpenter & Edward Santow

RightsTalk focus on LGBTI discrimination

In the lead-up to the 38th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow hosted a RightsTalk to discuss the role of law in protecting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Australians....
Thursday 23 February 2017
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Commission welcomes marriage equality report

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes a consensus report on marriage equality by a parliamentary Select Committee on the Exposure Draft Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill 2016.The cross-party committee considered how to amend...
Thursday 16 February 2017

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