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Liberal MP Trevor Evans might cross the floor for marriage equality

Liberal MP Trevor Evans might cross the floor for marriage equality

Queensland MP Trevor Evans has hinted that he may cross the floor to support marriage equality. The declaration from the Liberal backbencher that he believes his party should dump the plebiscite and allow a free vote in parliament, adds another voice to the growing number of government MPs publicly declaring their belief that the marriage […]

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Incoming WA Liberal Senator says he would ignore plebiscite result

Incoming WA Liberal Senator says he would ignore plebiscite result

The Western Australian Liberal due to replace outgoing Senator Chris Back has said he would vote against marriage equality in parliament, despite whatever result a plebiscite may yield. Slade Brockman, former chief of staff to Finance Minister Matias Cormann, was endorsed by the Liberal party’s state council over the weekend, and is likely to be […]

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Two Years On: We will have no marriage equality champion

Two Years On: We will have no marriage equality champion

OPINION On June 26th, 2015 I was climbing the steps of my West 28th Street subway stop on the 1 Line in New York City, ready for another day at Stella Adler’s Studio of Acting. I loved the flood of warm light mixed with summer morning breeze that I’d be hit with while exiting the […]

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Queen and Adam Lambert set to return to Australia

Queen and Adam Lambert are heading back to Australia and will embark on a five-city arena tour in February and March 2018. The tour will showcase a spectacular new stage production and a set list which the band hints will provide some surprises. The band will kick things off in Sydney on 21st February before […]

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Amnesty International: Australia’s long wait for marriage equality is embarrassing

Amnesty International: Australia’s long wait for marriage equality is embarrassing

Amnesty International has said Australia is dragging its heels on marriage equality its becoming embarrassing as more and more countries embrace marriage equality. The group said Australia’s parliament has stalled on the issue, while other countries such as Taiwan, make progress. Amnesty International  said since the bipartisan show of support for change during a senate […]

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Marriage equality advocates call on PM to rule out postal plebiscite

Marriage equality advocates are encouraging people to write to the Prime Minister and their local MP to argue against the proposal to hold a postal plebiscite on the issue. The idea for a non-compulsory mail based plebiscite has been put forward by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. National spokesperson for Parents and Fiends of Lesbians and […]

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Australia to partner with Vietnam for capital’s first Mardi Gras

Australia to partner with Vietnam for capital’s first Mardi Gras

The Australian Embassy is teaming up with city officials in Hanoi to bring the South East Asian capital it’s first Mardi Gras celebrations. The celebrations will run through February and March as the Sydney festival does, celebrating Australian, Vietnamese and LGBTIQ culture. Australia’s ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick told SBS celebrating and promoting equality is […]

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UK MP: For heaven’s sake Australia, just get your act together

UK MP: For heaven’s sake Australia, just get your act together

A British MP has expressed his disbelief that Australia lags behind the rest of the English speaking world by failing to address marriage equality. British MP Chris Bryant was speaking in Britain’s House of Commons when he queried why the country that gave the world The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert still stopped […]

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Henry Rollins: This marriage inequality flap you’re having is below you

Henry Rollins: This marriage inequality flap you’re having is below you

Musician and spoken word performer Henry Rollins has shared his thoughts about marriage equality in Australia. Appearing on ‘The Project’ the former lead singer of Black Flag said it was time Australia embraced marriage equality and moved on. “This marriage inequality flap that you’re having is below you. It is below your country, it is […]

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MPs continue to argue over the plebiscite

MPs continue to argue over the plebiscite

The government is vigorously defending it’s plan for a national plebiscite as the only way forward for the marriage equality issue. Cabinet Secretary Arthur Sinodinos appeared on ‘Karvelas’ on SKY News and told host Patricia Karvelas that the government was committed to holding a plebiscite on marriage equality. “The problem we have as a government is […]

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