Australian Lawmakers Enshrine 'Protection' for LGBTQI+ People

Australian Lawmakers Enshrine ‘Protection’ for LGBTQI+ People

Left-wing lawmakers in the Australian state of Queensland have introduced legislation “to provide stronger protections for trans, gender diverse and intersex people.”

At the end of April the state’s discrimination laws will be changed so that LGBTQI+ claimants will be offered a host of protections shielding them from “discrimination and vilification” while “intersex people” can similarly expect to be treated differently and afforded protection.

A press release from the Queensland Human Rights Commission has set out the changes initiated by the state’s hard left Labor government and detailing the following provisions:

Protections against gender identity discrimination and vilification have been in place since 2002 but now the law will be clearer and more inclusive. It means that:

non-binary or gender diverse individuals

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