A third of Americans now live in states that support marriage equality following the passage of the reform through the legislature of the US state of Illinois, sending a strong message to Australian politicians that they are lagging behind
The NSW Cross Party Marriage Equality Working Group consisting of Liberal, National, Greens, Labor & Independent Members have announced plans to introduce legislation into the NSW Legislative Council next week that seeks to allow same-sex couples to marry in NSW
The increase in overweight and obesity rates in recent decades is a major public health concern in
many countries including Australia, with obesity levels having doubled or tripled in many countries
since the 1980s.
The Private Lives 2 (2012) study by La Trobe University researchers of almost 4,000 lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender (LGBT) Australians found that 23% reported having a disability or long-term