Sexuality and Gender Diversity

Greens to introduce bill to prevent private religious schools from legal discrimination against LGBTIQ students, teachers and parents

Greens spokesperson for Sexuality and Gender Diversity Hon Alison Xamon MLC will today introduce legislation to amend the the Equal Opportunities Act 1984 (WA) prevent private religious schools from legally discriminating against employees, students and their families on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Ms Xamon said repealing the discriminatory section of the Act, Section 73, is a natural progression after the recent passage of marriage equality legislation, coupled with progress towards expunging historical homosexual convictions.


1100. Hon Alison Xamon to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Community Services:

I refer to my question on notice No. 513, and the document tabled by the Minister showing the breakdown of joint State/Commonwealth funded homelessness services, and I ask:

(a)  can the Minister please advise if all of the services listed in the tabled document accept transgender clients;

(b)  if no to (a), which services do not accept transgender clients; and


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