Service providers will not be exempt from discrimination laws, under the new marriage equality bill currently before the Australian parliament. Senator Janet Rice said the bill already contains sufficient protections for religious groups and ministers to be able to continue to discriminate.
A transgender woman was gunned down in her own home in Peshawar, Pakistan yesterday, dying later in hospital. Multiple assailants targeted Spogmai for unknown reasons, in an area which has seen over 50 transgender murders since 2015.
Footage shows drag queen, Marca Monroe leaping off stage as it collapses beneath her.
Smirnoff is partnering with the LGBT Foundation and viral video company, LadBible to make Britain’s nightlife more inclusive. Their new campaign aims to educate young men and venue staff on gender identity & expression.
And finally, Hong Kong Pride attracted thousands on Saturday, increasing pressure on local government to step up its game on equal rights. Immigration, marriage and the snub by the authorities of the successful Gay Games bid are all key issues.
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