How well does Australian democracy serve sexual and gender minorities?

Submitted by Sunil Patel on Thursday, 16 August 2007 - 11:31pm.

This significant minority of Australians does not yet have full citizenship entitlements or democratic rights, particularly with regard to the recognition of their intimate relationships. The heteronormative assumptions that underpin the Australian public policy framework continue to obscure and/or normalise the remaining areas of discrimination against sexual and gender minorities in Australian law and society.

Format: Report
Author: Prepared by Sarah Maddison, University of New South Wales and Emma Partridge, University of Technology, Sydney
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