World of Politics

Australia: Senate debates anti-discrimination protections for students and teachers

On Wednesday parliament began debating a bill from The Greens that would bring in protections for both LGBTI students and teachers in anti-discrimination legislation.

Australia: Read the full 20 recommendations from the religious freedom review

Fairfax Media's exclusive report on Wednesday detailing sections of the religious freedom review commissioned by the Coalition government has triggered a political furore.

Australia: Religious freedom review enshrines right of schools to turn away gay children and teachers

Religious schools would be guaranteed the right to turn away gay students and teachers under changes to federal anti-discrimination laws recommended by the government’s long-awaited review into religious freedom.

Romania Conservatives Wanted Voters to Limit Definition of ‘Family.’ They Failed.

A referendum in Romania on whether to narrow the constitutional definition of a family to a man and a woman failed spectacularly over the weekend, with just 20.4 percent of the voting population taking part.