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20   Social Issues—Sexuality and Gender Identity—Wear it Purple Day

Senator Hanson-Young, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 396—That the Senate—

    (a)   acknowledges that 29 August 2014 is Wear it Purple Day, when we show our support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth;

    (b)   notes that Wear it Purple Day seeks to raise awareness about the issues faced by LGBTI youth and the need to eradicate bullying based on sex, sexuality and gender diversity; and

     (c)   recognises that every young person has the right to be respected and treated equally, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity.

Question put and passed.