At least one Coalition member will cross the floor in protest as the federal opposition doubles down to protect the right of church-run care providers to deny beds to elderly homosexual, transgender and intersex people -- a right religious providers say they don't even want.

Senator Sue Boyce, speaking on amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act to protect LGBTI people from unfair discrimination, said religious organisations can't have it both ways; claiming to not discriminate yet keeping the right to do so in taxpayer-funded aged care services: