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16    Law and Justice— International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia

Senator Rice, also on behalf of Senator Pratt, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 815—That the Senate—

               (a)       notes that:

                                     (i)       17 May 2018 is International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), and

                                    (ii)       IDAHOBIT is an opportunity to acknowledge the discrimination, exclusion and violence that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people still face in Australia and overseas; and

               (b)       calls on all parliamentarians to:

                                     (i)       condemn all forms of violence and discrimination against LGBTIQ people,

                                    (ii)       acknowledge the resilience and strength of LGBTIQ people, and

                                  (iii)       affirm and celebrate the many and varied contributions of LGBTIQ people in Australia and overseas.

Question put and passed.