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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Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, has offered her condolences to the LGBTIQ community affected by the tragic events in Orlando and has noted that we must be vigilant to the erosion of gun control laws in New South Wales.

June 22, 2016

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Jo Haylen has called on the Government to fund programs to tackle homophobia and discrimination against migrant, culturally and linguistically diverse and Indigenous LGBTI people. 

March 23, 2016

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While we need to balance the interests of all those involved in ART-assisted conception, the right for donor-conceived individuals to access information about the identity of their donor cannot be ignored and we must always put the interests of children first.

March 16, 2016

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Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has congratulated the Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby on its fight for equality. 

March 09, 2016

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Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has called on the Government to continue to support the Safe Schools Coalition in light of recent attacks. 

March 09, 2016

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Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has recognised the work of marriage equality campaigners and called on the Federal Government to legalise marriage equality without the need for a costly and damaging plebiscite. 

March 09, 2016

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With your guidance, ‘78ers, and with your example, the march for social justice continues on.

February 25, 2016

LGBTIQ+

From decriminalisation in the 1980s through to equalising the age of consent and introducing same-sex adoption, New South Wales has delivered reforms that acknowledge the fundamental rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex [LGBTI] people and impact lives in significant and profoundly personal ways.

November 18, 2015

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Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has congratulated the Safe Schools Coalition on the important work done on behalf of LGBTIQ youth. 

November 10, 2015

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Today I mark the five-year anniversary of the Adoption Amendment (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2010, a bill that allowed same-sex couples to adopt children in New South Wales.

September 09, 2015