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Liberals stand by another candidate with anti-gay posts

Liberals stand by another candidate with anti-gay posts

The Liberal party are standing by their candidate for the NSW seat of Greenway, despite Allan Green admitting to making a series of anti-gay and anti-Muslim social media posts in the past. Allan Green has distanced himself from several social media posts he made in the past, arguing that they were not his personal views, […]

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Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

The Australian Conservatives’ Jonathan Crabtree as voiced his opposition to assisting people who want to undergo gender reassignment surgery using the crudest of terms. In a video the political candidate referred to transgender people as being “sliced and diced”. “It’s going to be our taxpayer funds that are used to slice and dice people who […]

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Melbourne police break man’s arm in bungled raid on gay bookshop

Melbourne police break man’s arm in bungled raid on gay bookshop

A case of mistaken identity has lead to police raiding Melbourne’s famous gay bookstore Hares and Hyenas. The bungled raid resulted in one man suffering a head injury and multiple fractures to his arm – there is a fear he will now lose the use of his arm. Victorian Police say the incident will be […]

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Labor launch election campaign ads on Grindr

Labor launch election campaign ads on Grindr

Labor have this week revealed they will be targeting Grindr with a new advertising campaign. The campaign will focus on Liberal candidates who have expressed homophobic opinions – including Gladys Liu and recently dumped candidate Gurpal Singh. Liu, who is running against former Liberal Julia Banks in the seat of Chisholm, has been behind anti-LGBTI […]

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Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh asked to resign over rape comments

Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh asked to resign over rape comments

The Liberal party has demanded Gurpal Singh their candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin tender his resignation. The party, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, had stood by Singh over comments he’d made linking same-sex marriage and pedophilia, but further revelations that he’d once referred to a man who raped his wife as the “real […]

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More pressure on Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh over rape comments

More pressure on Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh over rape comments

The Liberal candidate for the division of Scullin is facing more questions about offensive comments on social media after it was revealed he had allegedly made a number of comments blaming a woman for being raped by her partner. Gurpal Singh said he had “no sympathy” for a woman who was raped by her husband, […]

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Mark Latham uses inaugural speech to attack ‘fluid sexuality’

Mark Latham uses inaugural speech to attack ‘fluid sexuality’

One Nation’s NSW leader Mark Latham has used his inaugural speech in the NSW parliament to attack gender and sexual fluidity, and voice support for embattled rugby player Israel Folau. Latham spoke of his appreciation of western society saying from the enlightenment to the industrial revolution there had been major advancements in┬áhealth care and education, […]

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ASICS drop Israel Folau sponsorship after Rugby Australia breach

ASICS drop Israel Folau sponsorship after Rugby Australia breach

Rugby player Israel Folau has lost a major sponsor in the fallout from his recent social media post which declared that ‘hell awaits homosexuals’. Sportswear giant ASICS, who also sponsor Australia’s national team The Wallabies, posted their decision to social media yesterday. “ASICS is dedicated to sport and its healthy contribution to society,” the brand […]

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PM stands by candidate who linked same-sex marriage and pedophilia

PM stands by candidate who linked same-sex marriage and pedophilia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out removing a Liberal party candidate who previously linked same-sex marriage and pedophilia. Last week the Prime Minister chastised Labor when they resisted removing a candidate who had made a number of offensive social media posts. “The standard you walk by is the standard you accept,” the Prime Minister […]

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Rugby Australia rules Israel Folau’s social media post broke contract

Rugby Australia rules Israel Folau’s social media post broke contract

Rugby Australia has determined that Israel Folau broke the rules of his employment contract when he posted his Christian beliefs to social media. The three person review panel took just hours to announce their decision after three days of hearings over the matter. The panel said Folau was guilty of a ‘high level breach’ of […]

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