SA AIDS Council, SA Marriage Defeat & UN Free & Equal Campaign

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SA AIDS COUNCIL: The news that the AIDS Council of SA has closed its doors after 29 years has left the local LGBTI community reeling and uncertain. Editor of blaze magazine in Adelaide, Ron Hughes joins us to explain the situation.

SA MARRIAGE DEFEAT: The South Australian Parliament debated a bill which would have seen same-sex couples marrying in the state. The bill was defeated on voices and subsequently went down in the Lower House. Host of JOY’s Nationally Networked GLBTI News and Current Affairs bulletin, QNN, and Gay News Week contributor, Jacob Holman spoke to the South Australian Labor MP, Susan Close, who presented the bill to the house.

UN FREE & EQUAL CAMPAIGN: The United Nations Human Rights office has launched a new campaign which is aimed at raising awareness of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans equality. We speak to Cécile Pouilly from the UN about the Free & Equal campaign.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ROUND-UP: GayStarNews.com’s Asia-Pacific Correspondent, Andrew Potts brings us the very latest news from around the globe.

HOSTS: Katie Larsen, Geoffrey Devine & Matt Thomson

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