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Mar08

Empowering and supporting women within the LGBTI community strengthen us all

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 08 March 2016 Written by // Nic Parkhill

Empowering and supporting women within the LGBTI community strengthen us all

As we mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the principles of diversity and visibility that have driven broader community recognition of LGBTI people’s rights need to be central to our own community’s approach to women’s rights. 

Mar03

Trans people silenced on Q&A

POSTED ON // Thursday, 03 March 2016 Written by // Jeremy Wiggins

 Trans people silenced on Q&A

Jeremy Wiggins, a trans man, parent and community leader responds to the lack of trans voices on Monday night’s Q & A.

Mar02

Marriage equality and the Christian Church

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 02 March 2016 Written by // Peter Burdon

Marriage equality and the Christian Church

Peter Burdon discusses the inexorable move towards acceptance of marriage equality in the Christian churches and the release of a new volume of essays on the subject.

Feb25

Safe Schools is the student we must protect from bullies

POSTED ON // Thursday, 25 February 2016 Written by // Brandon-Leith Bear

Safe Schools is the student we must protect from bullies

The recent attacks on Safe Schools underscores precisely why the program is vital for young people, writes Brandon-Leith Bear.

Feb18

A personal account of why the Safe Schools Coalition is vital to our LGBTIQ youth

POSTED ON // Thursday, 18 February 2016 Written by // Jacqui Tomlins

A personal account of why the Safe Schools Coalition is vital to our LGBTIQ youth

Jacqui Tomlins from the Australian Equality Party knows from experience why programs such as the Safe Schools Coalition are so important to our LGBTIQ youth. She shares her story here.

Feb14

Aren't you too old to be on the dance floor? Answer: no

POSTED ON // Sunday, 14 February 2016 Written by // Colleen Windsor

Aren't you too old to be on the dance floor? Answer: no

The dance floor is the one place where everyone in the community – young and old – is welcome, writes Colleen Windsor.

Feb13

Happy Mardi Gras from NSW Police

POSTED ON // Saturday, 13 February 2016 Written by // Tony Crandell

Happy Mardi Gras from NSW Police

Momentum – the 2016 Mardi Gras theme – aptly describes the progress made within the NSW Police Force over the last few decades. We are an organisation constantly on the move, striving to improve our policing strategies and our customer service each year.

Feb11

Fighting back against homophobic violence

POSTED ON // Thursday, 11 February 2016 Written by // Brenton Geyer

Fighting back against homophobic violence

Brenton Geyer, Coordinator of Living Positive Victoria's ENUF Campaign and a Life Member of the Midsumma Festival, speaks out on the recent wave of homophobic violence.

Feb11

Fighting back against homophobic violence

POSTED ON // Thursday, 11 February 2016 Written by // Brenton Geyer

Fighting back against homophobic violence

Brenton Geyer, Coordinator of Living Positive Victoria's ENUF Campaign and a Life Member of the Midsumma Festival, speaks out on the recent wave of homophobic violence.

Feb07

Here For Women: ACON teams up with Dykes on Bikes

POSTED ON // Sunday, 07 February 2016 Written by // Michelle Ring, Viv McGregor

Here For Women: ACON teams up with Dykes on Bikes

ACON is partnering with the Dykes on Bikes in 2016 to promote women’s health and support the community, writes ACON’s Michelle Ring and Viv McGregor.