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Equality

Looking Out for LGBTI Tasmanians

The Tasmanian Greens believe every Australian has the right to be treated equally. Action on equality is essential for a healthy, accepting society.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  25 Jan 2018

Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018

We know that life for transgender and intersex people can be extraordinarily hard. You can face discrimination, vilification, transphobia.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018

In the mid-1980s I did a university degree, part of which involved a women's studies course.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

I had the great pleasure this morning of attending the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast along with a my colleagues from across the political spectrum.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018

Still Work to be Done on LGBTI Equality

Hundreds of Tasmanians refused to let thunder and rain dampen their rainbow spirits today at the annual TasPride march through Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jan 2018

Liberals Entrench Legal Discrimination Against Transgender Tasmanians

The Liberals tonight voted down the Greens' Births Deaths and Marriages Registration (No Forced Divorce) Amendment Bill 2014.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Aug 2017

Greens Bid Farewell Robin Banks as Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jan 2017

Greens Will Fight Weakening of Anti-Discrimination Act

The provisions in the Anti-Discrimination Act are reasonable and ensure Tasmanians are not subject to discrimination on the basis of their sexuality.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Nov 2015

Marriage Equality Motion Passes

In a largely respectful and moving conscience debate late today, Tasmania's Parliament has sent a strong message for support for marriage equality to Canberra.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Nov 2015

Gender Equality in the Australia Defence Force

Reaffirms that it is a real man who can stand up for women and against their denigration, and that real men understand men and women are equal.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 May 2015

International Day against Homophobia

Greens Justice spokesperson Nick McKim MP called on Sam Newman to apologise for his unacceptable comments criticising affection expressed by a same-sex couple.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  15 May 2014