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Talk of polyamory and paedophilia enters the marriage debate

Talk of polyamory and paedophilia enters the marriage debate

Talk of paedophilia and polyamorous marriages have entered the marriage debate less than a week after the Turnbull government decided to launch a postal survey asking if Australians believe in marriage equality. Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has called on the government to introduce a referendum and put the conditions for marriage into the constitution. In […]

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Kevin Andrews compares same-sex relationships to cycling buddies

Kevin Andrews compares same-sex relationships to cycling buddies

Former Defence Minister Kevin Andrews shared his views on marriage equality this morning during an appearance on Sky News. The Liberal member suggested gay relationships were more like friendships than the relationship of a married couple. Andrews said he had an affectionate relationship with his cycling buddies but that didn’t mean there should be a […]

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Is it right to un-invite Malcolm Turnbull from Mardi Gras?

Is it right to un-invite Malcolm Turnbull from Mardi Gras?

OPINION Yesterday’s Annual General Meeting of Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras saw a motion put forward to officially un-invite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull from next year’s celebrations. Malcolm Turnbull made history in 2016 when he became the first sitting Prime Minister to attend Mardi Gras. Turnbull posed for selfie’s with spectators and participants and […]

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PFLAG steps up campaign calling for the plebiscite to be axed

PFLAG steps up campaign calling for the plebiscite to be axed

The Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) have stepped up their campaign against the marriage plebiscite by taking out an advertisement in The Australian. The group that represents the parents and families of LGBTIQ people said it’s time for the Prime Minister to stop sidestepping the issue of marriage equality. Recently the government […]

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Kevin Andrews prepared to contest Turnbull for Liberal leadership

Kevin Andrews prepared to contest Turnbull for Liberal leadership

Long-standing conservative Liberal MP Kevin Andrews has said he is prepared to submit a leadership challenge to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull under the right circumstances. The member for Menzies supported then Prime Minister Tony Abbott last year when Turnbull contested for the Liberal leadership, going head to head with Julie Bishop for the position of […]

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Malcolm Turnbull is Australia’s new Prime Minister

Malcolm Turnbull will become the 29th Prime Minister of Australia after defeating incumbent Tony Abbott in a party room vote. Mr Turnbull defeated Mr Abbott 54 votes to 44. The party’s Deputy Leader Julie Bishop, who put her support behind Mr Turnbull, retained her position winning  70 votes over challenger Kevin Andrews. Mr Turnbull, who […]

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Who Are ‘Catch The Fire’ Ministries?

Who Are ‘Catch The Fire’ Ministries?

Federal Minister Kevin Andrews has bowed out of the World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne this weekend. The US based group has been labeled an anti gay hate group by the respected Southern Poverty Law Centre. While the Human Rights Campaign described them as “one of the most influential groups in America promoting and […]

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Kevin Andrews Pulls Out of Opening World Congress Of Families

Federal Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews has cancelled his appearance at the World Congress of Families Conference this weekend. The conservative group that fights against the decriminalisation of homosexuality and abortion had been struggling to find a location to hold their conference as multiple conference venues cancelled their bookings following widespread condemnation of the […]

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