Workplace discrimination against LGBTIQ teachers “widespread”, study findsJuly 13, 2018
Workplace discrimination against LGBTIQ teachers is relatively widespread, taking its greatest toll on psychological wellbeing, according to a study conducted jointly by Western Sydney University and the NSW Teachers Federation.
Wear It Purple to empowerJune 21, 2018
Wear It Purple Day is a youth-led day of action held since 2010, founded in response to stories of teenagers who have taken their lives due to the bullying and harassment because of their sexuality and/or gender diversity.
May 17: Become an LGBTIQ rights allyMay 17, 2018
Many people around Australia and the world are marking May 17 with acts of recognition and action that highlight the plight of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, other sexuality or gender identity (LGBTIQ).
Seminar addresses inclusion of diverse familiesMay 10, 2018
With the recent legal recognition of same-sex marriages in Australia, being inclusive of LGBTIQ people and their families is an important topic. Consequently, Federation recently teamed with the Gayby Baby Project to develop a seminar for teachers to consider how to welcome all types of families into school settings, including LGBTIQ families.
Federation Joins Fair Day FunFebruary 20, 2018
There was something for everyone at Federation’s stall at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day on Sunday.
Mardi Gras Parade - Updated 21/12/17December 19, 2017
The NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) is looking forward to supporting the 40th Anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) celebrations in 2018.
SONiA gig to celebrate marriage equality lawDecember 12, 2017
From the Sydney Opera House to bomb shelters in the Middle East and now Teachers Federation House in Surry Hills, multi-faceted artist SONiA will perform a special concert for Federation to celebrate the passage through Parliament of the marriage equality legislation.
Federation celebrates marriage equality vote, and will watch legislation closelyDecember 04, 2017
Teachers across NSW welcomed the news of a 61.6% YES vote in the marriage equality survey, confirming the long-held majority opinion that Australians support marriage equality.