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Senator Fraser Anning evicted from Katter’s Australia Party

Senator Fraser Anning evicted from Katter’s Australia Party

Senator Fraser Anning has been thrown out of Katter’s Australia Party with party leader Bob Katter saying the senator’s racist views were no longer welcome. The Queensland senator entered parliament as a replacement for One Nation’s Malcolm Roberts who was deemed ineligible to sit in the parliament because of his dual citizenship. Prior to arriving […]

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Senator Fraser Anning launches rant about Safe Schools

Senator Fraser Anning launches rant about Safe Schools

Senator Fraser Anning from Katter’s Australia Party has launched a long rant on Twitter attacking the Safe Schools program and transgender youth. The politician, who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the Katter Party, said in the late 1960’s Australia would have declared the Safe Schools program to be communist propaganda and the people […]

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The GLORIA’s are open for voting

The GLORIA’s are open for voting

The LGBTIQ community is often subject to judgement from external and internal forces alike, spawning comments that are at time so absurd you might think they deserve an award. Enter the GLORIAs, a ceremony launched by Labor MP Penny Sharpe, which allows the public to vote for the most outrageous and ridiculous comments thrown at […]

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Case against former Katter party candidates thrown out of High Court

Case against former Katter party candidates thrown out of High Court

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by an LGBTI rights activist who was seeking to sue a former Katter Party candidate over homophobic remarks. Garry Burns has pursued former Katter Party candidates Tess Corbett and Bernard Gaynor through the legal system for five years, the case leading all the way to the High Court. […]

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Bob Katter says the focus should be on crocodiles not gay marriage

Bob Katter says the focus should be on crocodiles not gay marriage

Queensland MP Bob Katter has delivered one of the most bizzare reactions to the results of the marriage equality postal survey. Speaking to reporters last week the colourful MP said he wished gay couples who would now be able to get married happiness. “I mean, people are entitled to their sexual proclivities,” Katter said. “Let […]

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Bob Katter wants gay people to stop calling themselves gay

Bob Katter wants gay people to stop calling themselves gay

Independent MP Bob Katter wants gay people to stop using the word gay. Appearing on Sky News last night Katter accused the LGBTI+ community of stealing “the most beautiful word in the English language” and warned that the word marriage was next to be captured. A furious Katter said the word ‘gay’ was one of […]

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Research reveals only one electorate opposed to marriage equality

Research reveals only one electorate opposed to marriage equality

A study of attitudes towards marriage equality has revealed just one of Australia’s 150 electorates shows a majority of people who are opposed to changing the Marriage Act. The research mapped popular views on marriage equality across the country, showing a significant divide in opinion between urban and rural areas. While most electorates displayed support for same-sex […]

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Gay candidate to run against Bob Katter for Liberal Party

Gay candidate to run against Bob Katter for Liberal Party

Jonathan Pavetto, agricultural economist and member of the LGBT community, has been chosen by the Liberal Party to run for the Queensland seat of Kennedy in the upcoming federal election. Pavetto told the Cairns Post that he expects it to be a tough fight to win Kennedy where Katter has enjoyed much popularity. “The party […]

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Josh Thomas Vs Bob Katter: Homophobia, Mental Health & Grindr

Josh Thomas Vs Bob Katter: Homophobia, Mental Health & Grindr

On the ABC’s weekly current affairs discussion program ‘Q and A’, comedian Josh Thomas and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter came to a disagreement when discussing mental health issues in regards to gay people. As part of the ABC’s focus on mental health in this week’s programming, this episode of ‘Q and A’ focused […]

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Katter Controversy

Katter Controversy

A political candidate for the Bob Katter Australia Party (KAP) has stepped down from candidacy after making comments that were deemed to be homophobic. Tess Corbett, who was running for a seat in Western Victoria, made comparisons between the LGBT community and paedophiles in an interview with her local newspaper. Party president Max Menzel confirmed […]

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