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Australian Women's Weekly. A straight question deserves a straight answer, right? Well, when it comes to human sexuality, the answers might not be as straight we Canerra of us think. According to figures from Roy Morgan Researchthe proportion of Australians who identify themselves as gay or lesbian is increasing. In fact, those who say they are homosexual has been on the up sincewhen 2. By that figure was 3.

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❶I n the 20 years tothe reported number of same-sex couples has more than quadrupled. Visit us on Facebook!

The Census reports that only 1. Townsville same-sex couples. The survey returned a Inthere were 23, male same-sex couples and 23, female same-sex couples.

Excludes visitor only and non-classifiable households. Alcohol and other drug use by people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer LGBTIQ There is a lack of publicly available and comprehensive data examining the use of alcohol and other drugs by people identifying as LGBTIQ.

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And not just by a little. Statistics Census Complete your survey About us.|Inthe Australian Bureau of Lesban conducted its General Social Survey and people were asked about their sexual orientation in the survey for the first time. Views of Lesbian rate in Canberra — There is scant credible evidence on how society Lessbian lesbians, gay men and bisexuals.

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The survey returned a Discrimination — Despite the existence of anti-discrimination protection under NSW anti-discrimination law since[4] there is little doubt that lesbians, gay men Cheap Perth escort bisexuals are discriminated against more than heterosexuals.

This provision makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person on the basis of sexual orientation under federal law.

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Population estimates; non-heterosexual; lesbian, gay, bisexual; Marriage Actand the updated law came into force in December People identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer People identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual have relatively high rates of substance use.

However, there Canberra: ABS, Viewed 9 May 4 days ago Canberra, not Sydney, is the gay and lesbian capital of Australia of the same- sex-attracted population, Natural healing massage Logan City it does allow some comparisons.

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But statistically speaking, Canberra is Australia's real gay and lesbian capital — yes, normcore Canberra, with its politicians and suited bureaucrats. And not just by a little. ACT couples are 50 per cent more likely to be same-sex couples than couples elsewhere in the country.

The odds are even higher for lesbians: We know this because, although the Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS doesn't ask Australians about their sexual orientation, it uses their answers to other census questions to work out whether they live with a partner of the same sex. This leads Massage greenwich village Armadale very conservative estimates of the same-sex-attracted population, but it does allow some comparisons.

The ABS says simply that "same-sex couples were rafe likely to live in capital cities than outside capital cities". Yet that doesn't explain the statistical difference between Canberrans and, say, Adelaideans or Brisbanites. Recent history offers clues.

Lesbian rate in Canberra

Before the rest of Australia made moves on the issue, the ACT Lewbian tried twice this century to give same-sex couples the same rights as married couples. The ACT Legislative Assembly passed laws in to allow "civil unions" between two people regardless of their sex, and tried again in to create laws to allow same-couples to marry. Commonwealth intervention saw both of these laws overturned, until the Federal Parliament eventually passed marriage-equality legislation in late The discredited practice, used historically by some church groups, has been linked to mental harm and suicide, and is now rarely used.

But Mr Barr says he is aware of several cases in recent years and wants to ensure that "this quackery" never happens again in Lesbiqn. On the broader question of why Canberra attracts so many same-sex couples, Mr Barr has two answers. There is a very strong correlation between education levels, and tolerance, inclusion and willingness to embrace difference," he said. Prostitutes in west Nowra

Mr Barr also says "word of mouth" is at work: Ms Mudford says the combination of government policy, community activism and the support of employers had created an environment that differed to other places in Australia.