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Gladys Liu forgot she’s no longer an AFL Ambassador

Gladys Liu forgot she’s no longer an AFL Ambassador

Liberal candidate Glady Liu says nerves made her claim to be an AFL Ambassador despite her resigning from the role last year. Liu, who is running for the Victorian seat of Chisholm has been dogged by comments she previously made about LGBTI people and the Safe Schools program. Which lead to people asking why she […]

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Party official says Morrison government will work to end conversion therapy

Party official says Morrison government will work to end conversion therapy

Last week Scott Morrison brushed off questions about banning gay conversion therapy saying it was a state issue, but a party official has declared the coalition will work with states to bring an end to the practice. On Tuesday the Labor party announced it would outlaw the practice of gay conversion therapy if elected. A […]

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Fraser Anning signs up former One Nation candidate David Archibald

Fraser Anning signs up former One Nation candidate David Archibald

Fraser Anning’s lead senate candidate for Western Australia will be David Archibald, a former One Nation candidate who thinks gay people should have been “bred out” via evolution. Archibald previously stood for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation at the Western Australian election. During that campaign several remarks he’d made and articles he’d written were highlighted. Since […]

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One Nation candidate denies he’s homophobic and a misogynist

One Nation candidate denies he’s homophobic and a misogynist

A One Nation candidate running for election in New South Wales has allegedly been captured making comments that are disparaging of gay people and women. Channel Nine have reported that Stuart Bonds, who is a coal mine mechanic, made a comment on a video where he said, “The only thing worse than a gay person […]

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Latest GetUp campaign calls for a “parliament free of homophobes”

Latest GetUp campaign calls for a “parliament free of homophobes”

Lobby group GetUp were criticised earlier this week for launching a video that depicted former Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a surf lifesaver refusing the save people. The group has since withdrawn the ad and issued an apology, but their not backing down from targeting the former PM and his fight to keep his seat […]

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Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

The largest ever percentage of Australians will be voting in the upcoming federal election with over 100,000 people enrolling to vote in the last week. A record 16,424,248 Australians are enrolled to vote in the 2019 federal election. This follows almost 100,000 additions to the roll in the week preceding the close of rolls, which […]

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Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Opposition leader Bill Shorten is set to announce plans to outlaw gay conversion therapy if Labor are elected to government. A media release from a trio of Labor MP’s; Mark Dreyfus, Louise Pratt and Catherine King, announced the policy. “We will work with survivors and advocates on a range of strategies to end this insidious […]

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Liberal MP Alex Hawke backs Gladys Liu’s LGBTI comments

Liberal MP Alex Hawke backs Gladys Liu’s LGBTI comments

Liberal MP Alex Hawke has backed comments made by Chisholm Gladys Liu, even though she has tried to distance herself from them. The Special Minister of State posted to Facebook he endorsement of Liu’s criticism of the Safe Schools program. His post is now being run as a paid advertisement. Hawke says the “program was […]

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison stands by candidate Gladys Liu

Prime Minister Scott Morrison stands by candidate Gladys Liu

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed suggestions that Gladys Liu, the Liberal party candidate for Chisholm is homophobic. Liu had described a series of comments where she rallied against the safe schools program, argued against transgender people using the bathroom that aligns with their gender, and described the concerns of LGBTI people as “ridiculous rubbish” […]

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Audio interview released after Liberal candidate claims ‘fake’ reporting

Audio interview released after Liberal candidate claims ‘fake’ reporting

The Guardian have released audio of an interview with anti-marriage equality campaigner Gladys Liu, after she claimed she was misrepresented in a 2016 article. The publication was reporting on Liu after she was named the Liberal Party’s new candidate for the seat of Chisholm in Victoria, following Julia Banks’ move to the crossbench in the […]

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