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Equality Tasmania – LGBTIQA+ GROUPS WELCOME LABOR’S ELECTION PLAN

Representatives of the LGBTIQA+ community have welcomed Labor’s Plan for LGBTIQA+ Equality unveiled today by equality spokesperson, Ella Haddad. The Labor plan includes – a minister for equality – an effective ban on conversion practices, working with community on a model – funding for services, support and advocacy, including almost $100,000 per year for Working It Out and […]

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Equality Tasmania – GREENS’ LGBTIQA+ COMMITMENTS WELCOMED

Equality Tasmania and Working It Out have welcomed the Tasmanian Greens’ commitment to a raft of LGBTIQA+ reforms and to an effective ban on conversion practices. The Greens’ policy, unveiled today by Greens’ leader, Dr Rosalie Woodruff, commits to – an effective ban on conversion practices, fully implementing the recommendations of the TLRI– implement an LGBTIQA+ […]

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Equality Tasmania – CONVERSION BAN ELECTION COMMITMENT SOUGHT

Equality Tasmania will seek commitments from all parties and independents to a ban on conversion practices in the lead up to the state election on March 23rd. Group spokesperson, Rodney Croome, said, “Conversion practices continue to cause deep harm to LGBTIQA+ Tasmania two years after the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute called for them to be […]

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Equality Tasmania – Christian Schools Wrong on Conversion Law

Equality Tasmania says Christian Schools Australia and Australian Association of Christian Schools are wrong to say conversion legislation is “a solution in search of a problem”. Spokesperson, Rodney Croome, said, “National and local research, including research commissioned by the Tasmanian Government, shows that 5% of LGBTIQA+ have been through formal conversion practices.” “Half of young LGBTIQA+ […]

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