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Will marriage legislation lead to a roll back of anti-discrimination laws?

As the Turnbull government’s $120 million postal survey on marriage draws to a close, there is rising concern that the opponents of marriage equality will launch a new offensive against change, even if the majority of Australians indicate that they want same sex couples to have the right to wed. Will the bill that gets […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos banned from WA government owned venues

Milo Yiannopoulos banned from WA government owned venues

The Western Australian government has banned Milo Yiannopoulos from government venues with the Premier saying the outspoken conservative speaker was not welcome in the state. Speaking to Nine News, Premier Mark McGowan said people didn’t need to hear the British commentators views. “Anyone who defends paedophiles and associates with Nazis, I don’t think is a […]

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Please Sir, can I have some marriage rights and respect

Please Sir, can I have some marriage rights and respect

OPINION In the lead up to the marriage postal survey kicking off, and since it’s been underway, there’s one image that continually returns to my mind. It’s the moment that Oliver Twist walks up to Mr Bumble and asks for a second bowl of Gruel, uttering his most famous phrase “Please Sir, I want some […]

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Provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announces Australian Tour dates

Provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announces Australian Tour dates

Controversial commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has announced dates for an Australian speaking tour, including an appearance in Perth on Saturday 2nd December. The event will be held somewhere in the Perth CBD but organisers will not reveal the location until just seven days before the provocative author arrives. Alongside his lecture, the author will also host […]

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Liberal party president Nick Greiner joins YES campaign for marriage equality

Liberal party president Nick Greiner joins YES campaign for marriage equality

Former New South Wales Premier Nick Greiner will serve as the patron of the YES campaign for marriage equality from Coalition MPs. Greiner is the current president of the Liberal Party and he’s shared that the campaign is one that has personal; significance for his family. Speaking to Fairfax Media, Greiner said he wanted both […]

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Amanda Vanstone shows her support for marriage equality

Former Howard Government Minister Amanda Vanstone has shown her support for marriage equality. The politician turned broadcaster posted a picture of herself wearing rainbow hued glasses to her Twitter account and encouraged her followers to vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming postal survey’. “If you’re a bit pale on the idea then you’re not anti. Vote […]

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Mark Latham: Australia should consider banning trans military personnel

Mark Latham: Australia should consider banning trans military personnel

Mark Latham from the Liberal Democrats has suggested that Australia should consider following Donald Trump’s lead and ban transgender people from serving in the military. Latham said Australians should be worried about transgender people serving in our military. Appearing on SKY News’ The Bolt Report, the former Labor Leader defended President Trump’s decision to ban transgender […]

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Pyne: Marriage equality coming sooner than everyone thinks

Pyne: Marriage equality coming sooner than everyone thinks

Senior government minister Christopher Pyne has predicted that marriage equality will come to Australia sooner than most people are expecting. News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt has obtained a recording of the minister speaking at a Liberal party function in a Sydney bar on Friday. Pyne reportedly told the gathering; “we have to deliver a couple […]

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Andrew Bolt attacked by protesters wielding sticky liquid glitter

Andrew Bolt attacked by protesters wielding sticky liquid glitter

News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt has been attached by protesters as he arrived to speak at a Melbourne book launch. Bolt was arriving at a Carlton restaurant to speak about The Art of the Impossible by Steve Kates, a book which focuses on US President Donald Trump. CCTV captured the incident where two men attempted to […]

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Tim Wilson: The marriage debate has descended into “national silliness”

Tim Wilson: The marriage debate has descended into “national silliness”

Liberal MP Tim Wilson says the national debate over marriage equality has descended into “national silliness”. Wilson blames his federal colleagues for failing to take action on the issue. “A lot of what’s happening at the moment is people expressing their frustration that the issue hasn’t been resolved. Frankly the discussion around marriage equality has […]

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