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Rationalist Society of Australia

Submission: Proposed Religious Freedom Legislation

This is the text of my submission to the Attorney General’s department regarding the proposed “religious freedom” legislation. Submissions close 5pm October 2nd, so if you haven’t made your submission…

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Religious Freedom For Child Abusers

The Catholic Church rebels against the law, and expects the Prime Minister will support them

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/beef-encounter-happy-end-to-tale-of-benjy-the-gay-bull-947420.html

A Forced Facebook Holiday

The stirrer has been booted from Facebook for a day for “breaching community standards”, although there’s no proper explanation. So in order to maintain service (!), here are some goodies I found around the net.

The Lawless Arena

Companies should not be censors, nor judge, jury and executioner over what can, and cannot be said online.

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LGBTI Can Join ‘Religious Freedom’ Consultation – AG

LGBTI COMMUNITY URGED TO PARTICIPATE IN GOV’T CONSULTATION   LGBTI groups have been urged to make their views known to the Federal Government about proposed religious discrimination and freedom laws. The…

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The Religious “Freedom” Bill

JUST.EQUAL to LABOR, GREENS & CROSS BENCH: “BLOCK NEW LAWS WEAKENING DISCRIMINATION PROTECTIONS” “Anti-discrimination laws have made Australia an immensely more inclusive and equitable society, and we will strongly oppose…

Open Letter

The government has indicated it will introduce a ‘religious freedom’ bill at the beginning of July. There are grave concerns about this (and so should you) because Labor are now looking to support it in the wake of their election loss. Some sections of the LGBTI community are also talking about a possible ‘compromise’ – but there can be no compromises on equality. Either we are equal, or we are not. I have signed: will you?

What Is To Be Done?

Ever since the election I’ve been struggling to find something useful to say about the future for the Australian LGBTI community, and consistently coming up empty. Fortunately, others have written…