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Gender and Sexuality

Motion: Gender

May 31, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. S.L. Game: That this council— 1. Accepts that there are biologically two sexes and, in turn, a reflection of two genders; 2. Acknowledges that two genders have been accepted common knowledge for most of history; 3. Recognises that...

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Question: Intersex Awareness Day

October 27, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:06): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing on the subject of Intersex Awareness Day. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I note that yesterday was Intersex Awareness...

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Sex Work offences subject of new inquiry

February 03, 2021

Greens legislation to repeal all sex work offences in South Australia has been referred to a Select Committee during a vote in the Legislative Council today. The motion was moved by Tammy Franks MLC, and received the support of the Government. Quotes attributable to...

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Motion: Blood Donor Restrictions

July 01, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:01): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that since 1996 South Australia has had a deferral period for gay and bisexual men looking to be donors of whole blood, meaning they cannot donate blood unless it has been 12...

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