Articles tagged with: Discrimination

Mar23

MLA Chris Steel asks why is there still a ban on blood donors in monogamous relationships?

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 March 2017 Written by // Chris Steel

MLA Chris Steel asks why is there still a ban on blood donors in monogamous relationships?

Openly gay member of the ACT legislative Council, Chris Steel, wants the gay blood ban lifted... Here's why...

Jan23

Law Council of Australia recommends changes to Same Sex Marriage Bill to eliminate discrimination

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 January 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Law Council of Australia recommends changes to Same Sex Marriage Bill to eliminate discrimination

The Law Council of Australia has recommended to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill that freedom of religion be protected for religious ministers but civil celebrants should not be allowed to discriminate.

Oct10

Greens use World Mental Health Day to call for PM to ditch plebiscite

POSTED ON // Monday, 10 October 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Greens use World Mental Health Day to call for PM to ditch plebiscite

On this World Mental Health Day, The Greens are calling for the government to put people’s wellbeing ahead of politics and ditch the planned plebiscite on marriage equality.

Jul09

Ohio bakery refuses to make birthday cake for woman after learning she's in a same-sex marriage

POSTED ON // Saturday, 09 July 2016 Written by // GayNewsNetwork

Ohio bakery refuses to make birthday cake for woman after learning she's in a same-sex marriage

An Ohio bakery has come under the spotlight after news emerged it refused to bake a cake for a lesbian.

Feb20

Health insurer fined for discriminating against HIV positive clients

POSTED ON // Saturday, 20 February 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Health insurer fined for discriminating against HIV positive clients

A Florida health insurer has been fined half a million dollars for discriminatory action against HIV positive clients.

Feb09

Gold Coast police officer forced to apologise for homophobic remarks

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 09 February 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Gold Coast police officer forced to apologise for homophobic remarks

A senior sergeant stationed at Coolangatta police has been forced to make a formal apology after a junior police office complained to the Anti- Discrimination Commission alleging discrimination and vilification.

Jan07

Trans passenger humiliated by airport security

POSTED ON // Thursday, 07 January 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Trans passenger humiliated by airport security

A senate inquiry into airport and aviation security has heard of  a number of dicriminatory incidents regarding LGBTI travellers.

Oct31

UK man wins discrimination case over homophobic gestures

POSTED ON // Saturday, 31 October 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

UK man wins discrimination case over homophobic gestures

A gay man from Shoesburyness in the UK’s Southend County has won a landmark court case for discrimination.

Sep01

Beyondblue: Discrimination in all its shapes and forms, intentional and unintentional, is unacceptable

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 01 September 2015 Written by // Jeff Kennett

Beyondblue: Discrimination in all its shapes and forms, intentional and unintentional, is unacceptable

Discrimination is the cause for many people of their stress, anxiety and depression. Tragically, it is too often fatal when people self-harm and die by suicide. 

Jun12

Father doesn't let gay stylist to cut his son’s hair. How the owner responds is PERFECT

POSTED ON // Friday, 12 June 2015

Father doesn't let gay stylist to cut his son’s hair. How the owner responds is PERFECT

After a customer recently dished out his anti-gay prejudices towards the staff of a salon in Prestatyn in North Wales, the owner has taken steps to ensure his team is never subjected to such behaviour again. Ever.