Inthe fact you still quote scripture is embarrassing to you, your intellect, and your family. Views Read Edit View history. Same Entitlements Inquiry was tabled in Parliament on 21 June In October Labor's Attorney-General Kerry Shine raised the penalty for attempting under sodomy to be the same as for committing the act. InAlan Berman and Shirleene Robinson released the findings of the largest survey ever undertaken into homophobic and transphobic abuse and reporting in Queensland. Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Inc.
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The introduction of the expungement scheme proposal was accompanied by an official apology from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on behalf of the Queensland Parliament to people charged under historical anti-homosexuality laws. The Civil Partnerships Bill was introduced into Parliament on 25 October and passed its first reading on a vote. Shaun 23 April 4: They were unable to legally adopt a child, but were allowed to act as foster parents. The Speaker Independent MP Peter Wellington cast the decisive vote in favour of the bill, ensuring it passed the parliament. In the Newman Government published a policy statement entitled "Supporting Same Sex Attracted, Intersex or Transgender Students at School", but it subsequently revoked the policy in favour of allowing principals to make decisions on a case by case basis.
Queensland law also allows fertility clinics to refuse to provide assisted reproductive technology services based on the relationship status or sexuality of those seeking such services. InAlan Berman and Shirleene Robinson released the findings of the largest survey ever undertaken into homophobic and transphobic abuse and reporting in Queensland. Retrieved 12 December Retrieved 5 March When the government of Wayne Goss decriminalised male homosexual activity in Queensland, it imposed a higher age of consent for anal intercourse as a "pragmatic political response" to the objections of religious lobby groups, who largely equated homosexuality with anal sex. During the election campaign he claimed that his party's corruption was a "secondary issue" to moral issues like abortion and homosexuality, adding that the then-Opposition Labor 's policy of decriminalisation would send a "flood of gays crossing the border from the Southern states". Record of Proceedings Hansard.