Jo is one of the strongest voices for LGBTIQ rights in our parliament, including the rights of transgender and gender diverse members of our community. Jo is a proud supporter of marriage equality and for diversity and understanding in our schools.

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On 11 October we celebrated National Coming Out Day, a day to show support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer people in our lives.

October 18, 2022

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Politics, at its best, seeks to lift others up to unify and allow every citizen to achieve their full potential. The converse is politics that seeks to divide and denigrate. As transgender and gender-diverse people in my electorate and across New South Wales know, they are too often the target of the latter.

October 18, 2022

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April 26 marked Lesbian Visibility Day, where we celebrate the lesbians in our lives and acknowledge the barriers and challenges they continue to face.

May 18, 2022

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I congratulate Inner West Council on hosting their first ever trans and gender diverse swim night at Ashfield Aquatic Centre last month. 

May 11, 2022

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Mardi Gras Season has begun, with thousands of people turning out to support the LGBTQ+ community at Mardi Gras Fair Day on Sunday 20 February at Victoria Park.

February 22, 2022

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I congratulate all those involved in coordinating the AFLW Pride Round that took place at Henson Park in Marrickville last month.

February 16, 2022

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15 November marks the four year anniversary since the results of the plebiscite for same-sex marriage.

November 16, 2021

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November 13 - 19 is Transgender Awareness Week, with Transgender Day of Remembrance held on November 20.

November 16, 2021

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Rainbow Families, the peak body supporting LGBTQ+ parents and families in NSW, has developed a new parent peer support program.

November 10, 2021

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I congratulate the Red Rattler Theatre on their successful grant of $50,000 in Round One of the Create NSW Arts & Cultural Funding Program.

May 11, 2021