The Guardian • LGBTQ+

Issue #2059

Starbucks ditches Pride for profit

WASHINGTON: Somebody tell Starbucks’s bosses that June is Pride Month. They’ve gone in the other direction. An internal memo, leaked to Starbucks Workers United (SWU)...

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Issue #1949

Victoria bans conversion therapy

CW: discussion of conversion practices, anti-LGBTQ+ violence.

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Issue #2012

LGBTQ: A united struggle

On 27th June, 1974 ten brave souls marched from the Department of Justice in St Stephen’s Green to the British embassy in Merrion Road to...

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Issue #2003

Mental health crisis

Suicide in Australia is the leading cause of death for people aged between fifteen and forty-four with one in five people being diagnosed with a...

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Issue #2007

How unions are building queer-friendly workplaces

If you haven’t guessed from all the corporations suddenly adorning their websites and shop windows with rainbow flags, today (17th May) is International Day Against...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2023


BOLD /bəʊld/ A good thing to be! Superman is bold. Action heroes are bold. Used weaselly, “bold” means that a politician is going to do...

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Issue #2066


YEMEN: Five United Nations officials who were kidnapped in the country 18 months ago have walked free, the UN said last week. In a brief...

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Issue #1996

Amendment push scraps religious discrimination bill

The government’s proposed changes to religious freedom law have been put on an indefinite pause, following much debate in the House of Representatives.

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Issue #2004

Politicians treat marginalised peoples as props

E Lennon As the two major parties press towards a 21st May election day, their treatment of marginalised peoples worsens. People with Disability Australia (PWD)...

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Issue #2011

The LGBTQ+ struggle in Australia

The month of June is known as Pride Month around the globe. Originating out of the US to commemorate the Stonewall riots – a series...

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Issue #2034

Fight back against anti-education rhetoric

Pauline Hanson is doing what she does best: pushing bills that further marginalise minority communities that don’t fit into her conservative outlook. This time, Hanson...

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Issue #2015

Policy-induced violence

At least one child is killed by a parent every month; one woman is murdered every week by a partner or former partner; another hospitalised...

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Issue #2057


NORWAY: A new report commissioned by the Norwegian police into a deadly shooting during Oslo’s annual LGBT Pride festival last year blasted Norway’s domestic security...

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Rally against transphobia in Brisbane. Issue #2072

CPA members rally against transphobia in Brisbane

Several members of the Sunshine Coast Branch travelled to Brisbane on 14th September, to meet with a few non-member friends of the party at this...

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Issue #2075


Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows almost 40 per cent of 16 to 24-year-olds reported experiencing a mental health disorder within the past...

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