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Resilient Individuals: Sexual Orientation Gender Identity & Intersex Rights 2015

Message from the CommissionerThe role of the Human Rights Commissioner is to raise systemic public policy issues that impact on human rights, and seek reform.The Commission has in its legislation commissioners responsible for age, disability, race...
2015
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Sogi's Story

Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is pervasive across many parts of the world. Addressing this burden of discrimination has been identified as a key issue by the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights...
2014
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Addressing sexual orientation and sex and/or gender identity discrimination: Consultation Report (2011)

In October 2010, the Commission launched a consultation regarding the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people in Australia. This consultation process sought views from affected individuals and organisations about...
2011
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Sex Files: the legal recognition of sex in documents and government records

Welcome to the concluding paper of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s sex and gender diversity project – Sex Files: the legal recognition of sex in documents and government records (Sex Files).
2009
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Same-Sex: Same Entitlements

All persons are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection of the law. In this respect, the law shall prohibit any discrimination and guarantee to all persons equal and effective protection against...
2007
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Human Rights for Australia's Gays and Lesbians (1997)

Gay men and lesbians face widespread discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation as do persons of trans-gender identity. The full realisation and protection of human rights and equality of opportunity require the adoption of positive...
1997
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Report of the Human Rights Commissioner on certain provisions of the Tasmanian Criminal Code

BACKGROUNDTwo sections of the Tasmanian Criminal Code (Section 122 (a) and (c) and Section 123) criminalise some forms of sexual activity between males and females and all forms of sexual intercourse between males, including all forms of sexual...
1994