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, 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

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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

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Jo Haylen has criticized the Federal Government's rejection of a conscience vote on marriage equality. 

August 13, 2015

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The Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, has given her inaugural speech to the NSW State Parliament. 

May 13, 2015