Defence fights Gaynor’s dismissal win | SBS News

The Australian Defence Force will fight a Federal Court ruling to overturn the sacking of an army reservist who posted anti-gay comments online. Bernard Gaynor was fired as a Defence Force major in December 2013 for making a string of “offensive and divisive” public statements about gay and transgender people, as well as adherents of Islam. “I wouldn’t let a gay person teach my children and I’m not afraid to say it,” Gaynor tweeted in January 2013.

Source: Defence fights Gaynor’s dismissal win | SBS News

Author: Garry Burns

Gary Burns is an Australian anti-discrimination campaigner. He successfully tested the homosexual vilification provisions of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 with a complaint of personal homosexual vilification against broadcaster John Laws and Sydney radio station 2UE that concluded in his favour in 2002.[1] Burns went on to front public interest cases against high profile figures and media establishments for unlawful homosexual vilification.

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