LGBTI Anti-Discrimination

One of the major topics of this blog is anti-discrimination law, and specifically how well, or how poorly, Australia’s anti-discrimination laws protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from discrimination.

The following post summarises the laws which exist at Commonwealth, State and Territory level:

Another key post on the issue of religious exceptions and anti-discrimination law focuses on the ability of religious schools to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and teachers in classrooms around the country:

One often overlooked component of anti-discrimination laws are prohibitions on vilification. Unfortunately, such provisions currently exist in a minority of jurisdictions around Australia:

The following nine posts look in greater detail at Commonwealth, State and Territory LGBTI anti-discrimination laws, and how they should be improved in terms of protected attributes, religious exceptions and anti-vilification coverage:


Finally, one of the biggest threats to LGBTI anti-discrimination and anti-vilification protections across Australia is the Morrison Liberal/National Government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill. Here’s my post explaining why The ‘Bad Faith’ Religious Discrimination Bill Must Be Blocked.

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