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Mark Latham sacked from Sky News

Mark Latham sacked from Sky News




Former Labor leader, turned political commentator, Mark Latham has been dumped by Sky News following widespread condemnation of his comments suggesting that a Sydney school boy looked gay. The network’s political editor David Speers announced Latham’s sacking on his program PM Agenda. “Sky News has ended the contract of contributor Mark Latham,” Speers said. “This follows […]

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Mark Latham labeled a bully for questioning school boys sexuality

Mark Latham labeled a bully for questioning school boys sexuality




Sky News presenter Mark Latham has been labeled a bully by current Labor leader Bill Shorten. Latham, who was leader of the Labor party from 2003 to 2005, is under fire after he questioned the sexuality of a schoolboy on live TV. Alongside Ross Cameron and Rowan Dean, the retired MP hosts Outsiders, a new right […]

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Dean Smith describes the postal plebiscite idea as “junk mail”

Dean Smith describes the postal plebiscite idea as “junk mail”




Western Australian senator Dean Smith has labeled the idea to hold a postal plebiscite as ‘junk mail”. The senator has previously spoken out against the plebiscite policy and called for a free vote in parliament. Speaking to The Australian Senator Smith dismissed the idea of a postal version of a plebiscite. “The postal plebiscite idea is […]

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Barnaby Joyce says nobody will be happy with a postal plebiscite




Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has refused to comment on the possibility of a free vote on marriage equality, but says a postal plebiscite is something that would leave both sides of debate dissatisfied with the outcome. Appearing on SKY News’ Karvelas program the Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals leader was asked about the idea to […]

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WA AIDS Council CEO Andrew Burry passes away

WA AIDS Council CEO Andrew Burry passes away




Andrew Burry, the Chief Executive of the WA AIDS Council has passed away. Andrew suffered a suspected heart attack while on holiday in Taiwan. In a statement the WA AIDS Council said the news came as a shock and it was with great sadness they announced their leader’s passing. “Andrew served as CEO at the […]

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Radio show ‘All Things Queer’ moves to new timeslot




   RTRFM’s All Things Queer program is moving to a new time slot. From April 5th the program will be aired at 11am on Wednesdays. The program’s new Hump Day home comes as the station kicks off it’s 40th borthday celebrations on April 1st. Perth’s only dedicated queer talks-based radio show isn’t afraid to get political and […]

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Marriage equality advocates call on PM to rule out postal plebiscite




Marriage equality advocates are encouraging people to write to the Prime Minister and their local MP to argue against the proposal to hold a postal plebiscite on the issue. The idea for a non-compulsory mail based plebiscite has been put forward by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. National spokesperson for Parents and Fiends of Lesbians and […]

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Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli wed




Orange is the New Black star Samira Wiley and her partner writer Lauren Morelli have wed. The couple tied the knot in Palm Springs with Wiley’s parents officiating the ceremony. Christine and Dennis W. Wiley, are the co-pastors of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ in Washington D.C. The non-traditional ceremony had a confetti theme, […]

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Japanese civil service employees warned not to harass gay colleagues

Japanese civil service employees warned not to harass gay colleagues




Gay rights in Japan are far behind those of many Western countries but a new policy implemented in the nation’s civil service shows some progress. Employees of the National Personnel Authority (NPA) were instructed earlier this year to be aware of their behaviour towards LGBT colleagues. The new policy highlights that discriminatory speech against gay […]

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Beccy Cole and Adam Harvey book a date for some country classics

Beccy Cole and Adam Harvey book a date for some country classics




Country singers Beccy Cole and Adam Harvey have booked a date at the Astor Theatre in September to deliver some classic country duets to their fans. The duo have teamed up for a new record The Great Country Songbook Volume II. It sees the pair take on well known songs including Don’t Gall in Love with a […]

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