What’s next after marriage equality in Australia?

Australia becomes the 26th country in the world that legalised same-sex marriage.

Yesterday, Australia became the 26th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage, after a long debate and an expensive postal survey.

Despite the great triumph on legalising same-sex marriage, the road for LGBTIQ Australians is still long.

Some issues brought to the fore are religious exemptions on workplace anti-discrimination laws, inclusive sexual education in schools, prohibiting gay conversion therapy, and Australia’s role as a LGBTIQ human rights leader in the Asia-Pacific region.

So, where to start now that same-sex marriage is legal?

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Friday, December 8 2017
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Featured in storyAnna Brown - Director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law CentreDale Park - Co-Convenor of the Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights LobbyMelissa Kang - Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Technology SydneyPaula Gerber - Professor and Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University

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