In late 2020 the NSW Liberal/National Police Minister, with the support of NSW Labor introduced the deeply flawed Mandatory Disease Testing Bill 2020. The Greens strongly oppose the bill on the basis that it does not come close to achieving its stated aim of protecting frontline workers from contracting blood-borne diseases and created unacceptable risks for certain communities - further vilifying and isolating certain people in our community.Read more
Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown congratulates ACON for their Pride in Sport initiative that is designed to promote and encourage LGBTIQ+ inclusion in sport.Read more
Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown, thanks the members of CAMP for their contribution to LGBTIQ+ law reform and social change in Australia over the past 50 years.Read more
Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown, attended the Pride Round hosted by the Newtown Breakaways, trailblazers of women's AFL in NSW and congratulated the club on their values of diversity, inclusivity and community.Read more
The Greens NSW oppose One Nation’s Education Amendment Bill in the strongest terms.
There is no place for transphobia in our school system and this attempt to make it official school policy, risking the health, wellbeing, safety and education of trans and gender diverse kids and teachers is nothing short of disgraceful.Read more
Former Federal Labor Leader turned NSW One Nation MP Mark Latham has introduced a Bill in to the NSW Parliament to amend the Anti-Discrimination Act - this Bill is now the subject of an inquiry.
The NSW Anti-Discrimination Act is well overdue for a review, but this Bill does not offer the solutions we need, instead it promoted to rights of some people over many others.Read more
Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has spoken up for young people in the NSW Parliament.Read more
Each year the ACON Honour Awards are an important opportunity to recognise the inedible work being done for and by the LGBTIQ+ community in NSW.Read more
MEDIA RELEASE 27/6/2018
The report from NSW Police Force Strike Force Parrabell has been released today, highlighting systemic failings by the police in responding to gay hate murders between 1976 and 2000. The report found that one third of the deaths considered were likely gay hate killings.
Jenny was thrilled to support a bill bringing NSW into line with commonwealth marriage equality laws, and finally putting an end to forced divorce for Trans people.Read more