WHAT THE RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ACT CAN TEACH AUSTRALIANS ABOUT MARRIAGE EQUALITY

JACOB VARGHESE/Pahichan – IN 1972, my parents were married in Queensland – the groom was brown-skinned, the bride white. Being three years before the introduction of the Racial Discrimination Act into Australian law, it would......

Some suggestions on enhancing the draft bill 

Bhumika Shrestha/Pahichan – Blue Diamond Society is a non-profit organization working for health and other welfare schemes of third gender, homosexual, inter-sex and bisexual.  It is a great achievement for us to arrive at this......

Mocking relating with transwomen is not funny

Rukshana Kapali/Pahichan – Whether someone supports Hisila Yami or not is none of my business. Whatever she says is none of my business. But the way people are circulating “rape jokes” is totally humiliating.......

WHERE SEX EDUCATION FAILS QUEER STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA

Kathmandu/Pahichan – SEX education is accessible for many young people in Australia. Whether it’s via a condom and a banana in the classroom, an uncomfortable but necessary conversation between a parent and their child, or......

Homophobia in Sport Study Findings and Statistics

Kathmandu (Pahichan) March 30-On this page you will find a range of resources and materials to help researchers, LGBTI community members and the media write and learn about the results of the Out on......

I have a heart that can love: A transwoman

Rukshana Kapali/Pahichan Maybe not what society expects… Not what they say an ideal woman… Not what your friends would say, “Woo, your girl is fabulous, you’re lucky”. Not what you can say, “Hey fellas,......

LGBT activists want equality and free speech, except for Christians

Miranda Devine/Pahichan – It’s a sign of the times that the Australian Christian Lobby has had to remove the names of board members from its website because its directors are being viciously targeted and......

The Beauty and the Beast remake is a long series of wasted opportunities

Tasha Robinson/Pahichan – There’s been a fair bit of controversy over Bill Condon’s live-action remake of Disney’s animated 1991 classic Beauty and the Beast, mostly centered over Condon’s proclamation that he’s given Disney its......

Netherlands voters reject anti-Islam populist who claimed to be pro-LGBTQ

Dawn Ennis/Pahichan – Voters in the first nation in the world to legalize same-sex marriage reelected their conservative prime minister and handed a stinging defeat to a far right wing Islamophobe, who pledged to protect The......

Joshua: la historia detrás de una transformación de género

Marzo/Pahichan – Nació siendo mujer pero nunca se identificó como tal, desde su niñez mostró su preferencia por los gustos masculinos, se divertía más con un muñeco de lucha que con una barbie o......