LGBTQ community receives a state apology in parliament for inequalities

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It is little secret that the Australian government’s policies lag behind their global counterparts when it comes to marriage equality. 

However overnight the premier of the state of South Australia (SA) made an important step towards healing — apologising to the LGBTQ community for past wrongs.

Appearing before the parliament, Premier Jay Weatherill made a public and formal apology for the past mistreatment of the South Australian LGBTQ community and pledged to move toward recognition.

The public galleries surrounding the floor were filled with advocates and members of the community, eager to receive the apology. Read more…

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