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In 2019, LGBTIQ kids deserve better

In 2019, LGBTIQ kids deserve better

Queer young people have been scapegoats of the culture wars for years now. It's time to finally confront the reality they are more than abstract fodder for debate.

Are LGBTIQ students currently protected from expulsion?

Are LGBTIQ students currently protected from expulsion?

After months of delays, a leak to Fairfax has delivered our first look into the Ruddock review of religious freedoms. How does it compare to what's currently in place?

You’ve got hate mail (and there’s not a lot you can do about it)

You’ve got hate mail (and there’s not a lot you can do about it)

Some inflammatory pamphlets that caused a stir during the postal survey are back, and they raise a more general question about what standards we should accept in our mailboxes.

How a US judge decided ‘artistic expression’ was a legitimate defence of discrimination

How a US judge decided ‘artistic expression’ was a legitimate defence of discrimination

A recent ruling out of the US has raised big questions about discrimination and the first amendment, but it also says a lot about our views on the nature of work.

Dear Angry White Men: HTFU, you’re not the victims

Dear Angry White Men: HTFU, you’re not the victims

The longing for victimhood that preoccupies the right reflects not merely an attempt to distract from the realities of power, but a basic lack of resilience among older white males.

The murky depths of 18C

The murky depths of 18C

Crikey readers discuss the previous day's edition.

Essential: R-E-S-P-E-C-T sorely lacking for women in the workplace

Essential: R-E-S-P-E-C-T sorely lacking for women in the workplace

Most Australians think women are not as respected in many fields, today's Essential Report has found.

No discrimination protection in Coalition ‘Green Army’

No discrimination protection in Coalition ‘Green Army’

The Coalition's Green Army program specifically removes protection against sexual, racial, disability and other forms of discrimination.

Ugly people to the back: secrets of restaurant seating plans

Ugly people to the back: secrets of restaurant seating plans

It has been revealed a French restaurant seats unattractive patrons down the back, to enhance its image. SmartCompany journalist Yolanda Redrup asks: would restaurants here be allowed to do this?

Coalition split on gay exemption aged-care providers don’t want

Coalition split on gay exemption aged-care providers don’t want

UPDATED: The Coalition wants to ensure church-run aged care providers can deny beds to gay people. But the organisations tell Crikey they don't discriminate -- and don't want the protection to do it.