6 December 2013
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2 December 2013
Marriage equality advocates, defending laws allowing same-sex couples to marry, will tomorrow apply to intervene in the Australian Government’s attempt to strike down the ACT’s new same-sex marriage laws in the High Court.
26 November 2013
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been asked to revoke his statement, made during his recent visit to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth summit, that suggested that the use of torture can be justified in “difficult circumstances”.
Human Rights Week panel discussion: Promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights worldwide4 December 2013
Join us for morning tea in Melbourne to celebrate Human Rights Week and to hear a global discussion on the UN’s ‘Free and Equal’ campaign, a global public education initiative to promote LGBTI equality.
Same-sex marriage: High Court reserves decision on Commonwealth challenge to ACT laws
Seven News, 4 December 2013
Two men going to a wedding – their own
The Age, 4 December 2013
High Court decision allows first same-sex marriages to go ahead
ABC News, 3 December 2013
Chance for same-sex marriages after High Court reserves decision
The Age, 3 December 2013
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