Friday, 14 November 2008

In Parliament Yesterday

As recorded in Hansard in the Senate:
Senator HANSON-YOUNG (South Australia)
(9.45 am)—I move:
That the Senate—
(a) notes that:
(i) Thursday, 20 November 2008, marks the 10th
International Transgender Day of Remembrance,
and
(ii) this day of action was established as a reminder of
those who have been killed as a result of antigendered
hatred or prejudice; and
(b) recognises the work of the Human Rights and Equal
Opportunity Commission in their consultation with
the sex and gender diverse community in how they
can assist in promoting and protecting the human
rights of people who are transgender, transsexual or
intersex.

Question agreed to.
So say we all.

3 comments:

sumptos devil s advocate said...

Here's something on mercury and fluoride exposure in children in America and how it might be interfering with their development (we've discussed this before):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaqEW_d8xyc

mythusmage said...

Back on topic . . .

So mote it be.

Battybattybats said...

It's fantastic and gives me a real upswelling of hope in my heart.

It really feels so good to hear this news.

I know that theres a long way to go yet and this doesn't really have much practical result but this kind of thing really makes a difference emotionally.