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End gay and lesbian discrimination: ACOSS

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AS Sydney prepares for the 35th Mardi Gras parade, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has called on the federal government to better address legal discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.
“There is no doubt there is more acceptance today and we’ve seen key reforms in areas such as social security, tax and superannuation,” ACOSS chief executive Dr Cassandra Goldie said.
“However, the denial of the right of people to marry regardless of their sexuality, and inconsistent approaches to parental recognition and alternative gender identities amount to a denial of rights. It is discriminatory and needs to end.”

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