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Australian state moves to scrap ‘gay panic defence’

Australian state moves to scrap ‘gay panic defence’

The only state in Australia where the so-called ‘gay panic defence’ can be used in court moved on Thursday to scrap the provision, but LGBT+ rights campaigners said further reforms were needed to combat hate crime. Defendants accused of murder in South Australia have been able to argue that they acted out of panic over […]

Australia: Move To Recognise Foreign Same-sex Marriages In South Australia

Australia: Move To Recognise Foreign Same-sex Marriages In South Australia

Australian Marriage Equality has backed a move to recognise foreign same-sex marriages in South Australia. Greens MP, Tammy Franks, and Liberal, David Pisoni, have announced a co-sponsored bill in response to the humiliation suffered by UK resident, Marco Bulmer-Rizzi, when his husband, David, died suddenly on their honeymoon in Adelaide last year, and now another […]