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Advocates call on PM to ensure transparency in Ruddock inquiry

Advocates call on PM to ensure transparency in Ruddock inquiry

LGBTI+ advocates are calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to make sure the upcoming inquiry into religious freedom is public and unbiased. The inquiry was established by the government following the success of the Yes vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey to ensure religious freedoms were not being eroded, and that LGBTI people […]

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Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton, the new Communications Director for Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives has told Sky News that they’d like to see Australia’s recently passed same-sex marriage laws reversed. Shelton quit his role at the Australian Christian Lobby on the weekend, so he could run for a seat in federal parliament at the next election. He’s be […]

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Lyle Shelton joins Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Lyle Shelton joins Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Lyle Shelton has joined Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives and will act as their National Communications Director before running for parliament at the next federal election. Yesterday Shelton announced he was quitting his role as Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, citing that the recent postal survey debate over marriage equality had made him want […]

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Senator Janet Rice condemns anti-LGBTI actions in Indonesia

Senator Janet Rice condemns anti-LGBTI actions in Indonesia

Greens senator Janet Rice has written to the Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, calling for action against Indonesia for the discrimination of its LGBTI community. Senator Rice posted a letter to Twitter earlier this week arguing that Australia had a responsibility to protect the human rights of LGBTI people in Indonesia. In recent months there […]

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Virginia Flitcroft and Christine Forster marry

Virginia Flitcroft and Christine Forster marry

Virginia Flitcroft and her partner Christine Forster have wed in front of family and friends in Sydney. The couple, who have been together for more than a decade, had a prominent role in Australia’s debate over marriage equality. Christine Forster was a leading advocate for the laws to be changed, while her brother, former Prime […]

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Lyle Shelton quits the Australian Christian Lobby to run for parliament

Lyle Shelton quits the Australian Christian Lobby to run for parliament

The Australian Christian Lobby’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton has announced his resignation, announcing his intention to run for federal parliament at the next federal election. Shelton has been with the conservative lobby group for over a decade and spent the last five years as its Managing Director. He also headed the Coalition for Marriage, the […]

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Margaret Court says she’s been bullied by the ‘fierce gay movement’.

Margaret Court says she’s been bullied by the ‘fierce gay movement’.

Margaret Court has sat down for an interview with one of the world’s most watched sports program to defend her beliefs about gay people and marriage, claiming that she’s been the victim of unfair bulling from the LGBTIQ+ community. Veteran sportscaster Mary Carillo recently spent several days in Perth with the former Tennis champion turned religious […]

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Melbourne man arrested at Midsumma defends right to protest

Melbourne man arrested at Midsumma defends right to protest

A Melbourne man who was arrested and detained by police at Melbourne’s Midsumma Parade on the weekend has described the actions of the organisation’s security personnel as ‘over the top’, saying they used abusive language and blocked his right to protest. Following the event on Sunday longstanding LGBTI rights activist Tony Pitman posted a statement […]

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Boxer Anthony Mundine says gay people confuse society

Boxer Anthony Mundine says gay people confuse society

Boxer Anthony Mundine has described gay people as being confusing to society, and will says gays will be judged by God. The latest series of Channel Ten’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here commenced on Sunday night with nine celebrities dropped into the African jungle. At the end of the show hosts Julia Morris […]

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People who helped in the fight against HIV among Australia Day honours

People who helped in the fight against HIV among Australia Day honours

Among yesterday’s Australia Day honours were recognition for many people who have contributed to the fight against HIV over the past three decades. Their contributions are wide and varied, showing that there are many ways people can contribute to making the goal of no new transmission a reality by 2020. Sandra Berenger was appointment as […]

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