ILLAWARRA QUEER INFORMATION
Information about the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer communities and services in Wollongong, the Illawarra and South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
THIS WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING AN UPDATE OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS
WILL YOU SIGN THIS PETITION
Eliminate the 'gay panic' defence from Queensland
A loophole in Queensland common law allows for people accused of murder to defend themselves in court by claiming "gay panic" -- that is, if someone who they think is gay "comes onto" them, the sheer panic they feel is partial justification for murder.
You can sign the petition here
THIS IS A GREAT SBS ondemand episode of TOFU
New anti-discrimination video from beyondblue
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EQUAL BEFORE THE LAW
HELP STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST LESBIANS AND GAYS
If you experience homophobic violence report it so that organisations like the AVP Project can challenge the NSW Government for more supports
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