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Religious Exemptions Allowing LGBTIQ Discrimination Widely Opposed: Poll

Four out of five Australians oppose laws that allow gay, lesbian and transgender students and teachers to be expelled or fired by religious schools, according to a new poll. The YouGov Galaxy poll, commissioned by LGBTI advocacy group Just.equal, found that 82% opposed existing exemptions in anti-discrimination law that allow the expulsion of gay and …

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Advocates Urge Labor To Scrap Religious Exemptions

LGBTIQ advocates slammed federal Labor for supporting religious exemptions allowing the sacking of LGBTIQ teachers from religious schools on the basis of their sexuality. Religious schools are currently exempt from federal anti-discrimination law in relation to employment and provision of education in accordance with their beliefs. Similar exemptions also exist in most states and territories’ …