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Paolo Rondelli san marino

San Marino appoints world’s first openly gay head of state

The world’s fifth smallest country appointed Paolo Rondelli one of the country’s two Captains Regent on April 1. The appointment makes the former diplomat the world’s first openly gay Head of State. Despite other countries previously electing openly gay heads of government, Paolo Rondelli is the first openly gay head of state. Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir retired …

reparations anti-LGBTIQ laws

Rodney Croome says reparations owed for historic persecution

Rodney Croome says governments owe reparations to people convicted under Australia’s former anti-LGBTIQ laws. Rodney Croome is a spokesperson for Equality Tasmania and just.equal It’s time to talk about financial reparations for historic persecution of LGBTIQ+ Australians. Two issues sparked this conversation: compensation for victims of Australia’s former laws against homosexuality, and redress for survivors …

Senator Nita Green

Statement from new Qld Senator Nita Green

Newly elected Senator Nita Green today issued a statement on her election to the Federal Senate. “I am incredibly honoured to be elected as a Senator for Queensland,” she said. Nita defined her role as “representing all Queenslanders, especially those who live outside the South East corner.” Last year, she moved to Cairns with her …