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Malcolm Roberts says homosexuals are against the burqa

Malcolm Roberts says homosexuals are against the burqa




One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has told the ABC that homosexuals are offended by Muslim women  who wear a burqa. “In Australia with our set of values people are seeing this as an affront to women, and as an affront to homosexuals and an affront to Australian values and an affront to our nation’s laws” […]

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Ad watchdog won’t consider marriage ad complaints

Ad watchdog won’t consider marriage ad complaints




Australia’s advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Bureau has announced it most likely won’t accept complaints about advertisements rolled out as part of the campaigns surrounding the marriage postal survey. The ASB said most of the advertising would be considered ‘political advertising’ something that is not within their purview. The board said it would look into […]

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The ABS ask that you don’t put glitter in the marriage survey

The ABS ask that you don’t put glitter in the marriage survey




The deputy head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has told a senate committee that putting glitter in the envelopes of the forthcoming survey on marriage could make people’s forms invalid and cause problems for the organisation’s scanning machines. Jonathan Palmer said the ABS would be advising people not to place an extraneous material […]

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Poll shows public support for postal survey on marriage has dropped

Poll shows public support for postal survey on marriage has dropped




A new poll released by The Guardian shows that just one week after the postal survey on marriage was announced public support for it has fallen dramatically. The latest Essential poll surveyed 1,815 voters found that 47% of the sample disapproved of the postal vote while 39% approved of it. Just a week earlier support […]

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Marriage equality would be a boost for Australian tourism

Marriage equality would be a boost for Australian tourism




Anthony Albanese, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Tourism says Australian tourism would get a huge boost if marriage equality was legalised in Australia. Albanese says wedding ceremonies, honeymoons and tourism from overseas guests would be help the Australia economy. The MP says currently Australia is losing out to neighbour New Zealand as Australian couple head overseas […]

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Protecting yourself and your family from marriage equality hate

Protecting yourself and your family from marriage equality hate




What should you do if the commentary of the marriage equality debate and the postal survey become overwhelming. Psychologist Colin Longworth suggests some practical things you can do do. When I thought I saw Marriage Equality opponent Margaret Court on the Yahoo news page, (admittedly I was mistaken) I thought to myself “Here we go!”. […]

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Love Letters: Bel and Becka’s love story takes in three countries




The opponents of marriage equality have claimed that the survey on marriage equality is about everything from education programs, to freedom of speech, to fighting political correctness. We know that the call for equality is simply just recognising the love between two people, and their desire the formalise that commitment before their friends and families. […]

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AEC says only people over 18 will be included in postal survey

AEC says only people over 18 will be included in postal survey




The Australian Electoral Commission has squashed speculation suggesting that sixteen and seventeen year old Australians may get the opportunity to take part in the government’s proposed postal survey on marriage equality. It had been suggested that the government may have inadvertently included younger voters because it’s instructions on the national marriage survey described that it […]

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High Court will judge legitimacy of postal survey in September

High Court will judge legitimacy of postal survey in September




The High Court will considered two cases questioning the legitimacy of the government’s postal survey for marriage equality just days before the survey forms are sent to every Australian. The legal challenges will be heard by the full bench of the court on 5 and 6 of September, Chief Justice Susan Kiefel told a hearing […]

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Tell us your story, send us a love letter

Tell us your story, send us a love letter




The opponents of marriage equality are claiming that if we have a national survey on whether or not the laws should be changed, it’s a de facto poll for a range of other unrelated issues. We know that the call for equality is simply just recognising the love between two people, and their desire the […]

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