AHRC Sexual Identity

The Australian Human Rights Commission is going through the process and conducting a short consultation regarding federal protection from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and sex and/or gender identity. The AHRC says this consultation will consider the possible inclusion of ‘protections’ against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and sex and/or gender identity in federal anti-discrimination law.

For discussion paper, research paper from Melbourne University’s Anna Chapman and more details: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/human_rights/lgbti/lgbticonsult/index.html#papers

For details on Anna Chapman: http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectid=F9D2D075-B0D0-AB80-E2BC989969E28989&username=Anna%20Chapman

The Closing date for comments is Nov 26, 2010. Send comment by email: lgbti@humanrights.gov.au. lgbti= lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex

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POSTED 17 Oct 2010
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