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Australian Human Rights Commission – GLBTI
Providing information on the rights of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people, strategies and projects for greater acceptance in the community, promotion of diversity, and offering the means for people who have faced discrimination to address their grievances.


Alternative Lifestyles Support Organisation (ALSO)
A long running support and advocate network for the GLBTI community.


Australian Coalition For Equality
The website for an organisation that seeks equality in society of gay and lesbian people.  The site is detailed and includes sections outlining news, current affairs, and issues relating to the ACE’s objectives.  The site provides access to media releases, reports and fact sheets.


Australian Marriage Equality
A site outlining the LGBTI community's campaign for the formal recognition of same sex marriages by Australian governments.


Brisbane Pride
The home page of the Brisbane Pride Fair held every year in June.  Includes links, events and contact pages for those wishing to get involved. (Australia)


Feast Festival Adelaide
Adelaide's own lesbian and gay festival and celebration of diversity.


Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
The web site of a prominent US organisation dedicated to eliminating discrimination, prejudice and hatred against the LGBTI community.  The site includes a large list of relevant links, current and archived publications, and current news.  It also emphasises content which relates to LGBTI issues in the media, with frequent pop culture references.


The Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby
A lobby site highlighting the issues of inequality faced by gay and lesbian people in New South Wales.  The site offers access to information relating to the kinds of administrative discrimination that are faced by the community, and lists information such as fact sheets, reports, media releases and news reports.


Human Rights Watch
An international organisation that monitors human rights abuses.  This page identifies gay and lesbian people in countries around the world as being particularly vulnerable to human rights abuses, and documents that events that have occurred in which people have been victimised because of their sexuality or gender identity.  The site also provides good background information on the extent in which social and cultural values of particular countries impact on the lives of LGBTI people.


Lesbian And Gay Anti-Violence Project
This site provides information about violence against members LGBTI community.  As well as highlighting the issue of hate crimes in general, the site provides specific information relating to avoiding violence and/or how to respond in an emergency. 
Legal issues and outcomes are also explored.


Midsumma Melbourne
The web site of Melbourne's Midsumma Festival that celebrates diversity in the lesbian and gay communities. The page details an extensive range of activities appropriate to Melbourne's cultural prominence and emphasises an inclusive theme for the festival.  The site includes a number of pages detailing events, programmes and news relating to the festival.


Rainbow Families Council
This site relates the problems that gay people face when starting a family.  It also outlines campaigns, events, support groups and other online resources.


Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
The page of the world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival.  The annual event has ingratiated itself into Sydney's culture to the extent that the city proudly refers to it as a major tourism event.  Promoters refer to this as an indication that Sydney is a centre of diversity and tolerance.


Working It Out – Tasmania
A site for LGBTI-identified people in Tasmania.  The site has is comprehensive and includes a comprehensive list of resources and information for people everywhere – not just in Tasmania.  These include news and events, a links page, fact sheets on homophobia, Frequently Asked Questions, and an online forum for discussion.  The organisation that the site represents counselling and support services, as well as organisational training and media representations.


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The links on this website are intended to provide reliable information on various themes related to the study of bigotry. None are run by the Freilich Foundation, and the Foundation is not responsible for their content. Any comments about the suitability of these links - or suggestions for new ones - should be directed to the Freilich Foundation.

Updated:  20 July, 2014/Responsible Officer:  Freilich Foundation/Page Contact:  Freilich Foundation