LGBT rights in Australia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have gradually progressed since the late-20th century, to the point where anti-discrimination laws protect LGBT people in many areas of e...
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FDA Takes Steps To End Lifetime Ban On Gay Male Blood Donors
The FDA ban, which started during the AIDS crisis, has been controversial in recent years with multiple activist organizations and medical associations calling it discriminatory. Currently, men who ha...
Sexual orientation and military service

The LGBT Military Index is an index created by The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies that uses 19 indicative policies and best practices to rank over 100 countries on the inclusion of lesbi...
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Recognition of same-sex unions in the Australian Capital Territory
Same-sex marriage is not legally recognised in the Australian Capital Territory, following a decision from the High Court of Australia that nullified a same-sex marriage law that had been passed by th...
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LGBT rights in New South Wales
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the Australian state of New South Wales have some of the same rights and responsibilities as heterosexuals.
It was in 1984 that the Nevill...
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LGBT rights in Queensland
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) residents in the Australian state of Queensland do not fully share in the same rights as other Queenslanders. The situation has improved since 1990, whe...
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LGBT rights in South Australia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Australian state of South Australia have some of the same rights as heterosexual people. Same-sex couples can enter into Domestic Partnershi...
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Domestic partnership in Tasmania
Tasmania's Relationships Act 2003 provided for registration and recognition of a type of registered partnership in two distinct categories: Significant Relationships and Caring Relationships. The same...
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LGBT rights in Victoria (Australia)
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Australian state of Victoria have some of the same rights as heterosexual people, yet lack access joint adoption and other parenting as occ...
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MSM blood donor controversy
The men who have sex with men blood donor controversy is the dispute over prohibitions on donations of blood or tissue for organ transplants from men who have sex with men (MSM), a classification of m...
Australian Red Cross Blood Service
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) is a branch of the Australian Red Cross. It is the body primarily responsible for blood donation and related services in Australia. Australian Red Cross...
LGBT history in Australia

Early laws in Australia were based on then-current laws in Britain, which were inherited upon colonisation in 1788. Lesbianism was never illegal in Britain nor its colonies, including Australia. ...
FDA Takes Steps To End Lifetime Ban On Gay Male Blood Donors
The FDA ban, which started during the AIDS crisis, has been controversial in recent years with multiple activist organizations and medical associations calling it discriminatory. Currently, men who ha...
LGBT rights in Tasmania
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Australian state of Tasmania have most of the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts - with the notable exception of access to marri...
LGBT rights in Russia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in privat...
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LGBT rights in Victoria
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Australian state of Victoria have some of the same rights as heterosexual people, yet lack access joint adoption and other parenting as occ...
LGBT rights in Victoria - Wikipedia
Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus
Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus (MGLC), the first gay and lesbian choral organisation in the Southern Hemisphere, was founded in Australia in 1990 by gay performer and activist, Lawrence McGuire (196...
Murder of George Duncan
Dr. George Ian Ogilvie Duncan (20 July 1930 – 10 May 1972) was an Australian law lecturer at the University of Adelaide who drowned on 10 May 1972 after being thrown into the River Torrens by a group...
Sexual orientation and the Australian Defence Force
Australia allows homosexuals to serve openly (since 1992, see LGBT rights in Australia). The Commonwealth of Australia policies are to permit gay men and lesbians to serve openly. The Cabinet took adv...
Sexual orientation and the Australian Defence Force - Wikipedia
Recognition of same-sex unions in Australia
Same-sex unions are treated as de facto unions under Australian federal law, though each Australian state and territory is entitled to create their own laws with respect to same-sex relationship regis...
Recognition of same-sex unions in Australia - Wikipedia
Jessica Origliasso
Jessica Louise Origliasso (/ʊərɪɡˈlɑːsoʊ/ oor-ig-LAH-soh; born 25 December 1984) is an Australian singer-songwriter, actress and fashion designer. Born and raised in Albany Creek, Queensland she, alon...
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