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News watchdog says same sex marriage article was not accurate

News watchdog says same sex marriage article was not accurate

Online news provider news.com has been found to have described a Brisbane protest held during the 2017 marriage postal survey in terms that were “inaccurate” and “not factual”. On the 8th of September the website posted an article that described a protest outside a church in Brisbane with the title Marriage equality supporters clash with churchgoers […]

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Vandalised Brisbane home of YES supporters has repairs fully covered

Vandalised Brisbane home of YES supporters has repairs fully covered

A Brisbane home that was vandalised last week for it’s visible support of marriage equality has been gifted the funds for repairs thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. Brisbane housemates Olivia Hill and Larissa Baldwin took to social media over the weekend to show images of rocks that had been hurled through their window in response […]

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Catholic Archbishop says gay people are equal but not the same

Catholic Archbishop says gay people are equal but not the same

Archbishop Mark Coleridge, the Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane, says gay couples do not qualify for marriage, just as siblings are not allowed to wed, and parents are forbidden from marrying their own children. Appearing on the ABC program News Breakfast, the senior Catholic leader said the love between gay couples was like the love between […]

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Australia Post declares it has no position on marriage equality

Australia Post declares it has no position on marriage equality

Australia Post has declared his holds no position on the issue of marriage equality. The government owned business was forced to make the declaration after concern was raised about an internal email that offered staff the opportunity to take part in Brisbane’s annual Pride March. The Australian has reported that staff who are part of […]

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Record crowds attend Sydney marriage equality rally

Record crowds attend Sydney marriage equality rally

A rally in Sydney has attracted a record crowd with some estimating that up to 30,000 people attended the event to show their support for changing the marriage laws. NSW police have declined to give an official crowd estimate, but most reports have indicated at least 30,000 people attended. Opposition leader Bill Shorten said it […]

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LNP president hits out at MPs who support marriage equality

LNP president hits out at MPs who support marriage equality

The President of the Liberal National Party in Queensland has described comments from MPs who support marriage equality as “unfortunate”. Gary Spence, emailed party members and reaffirmed that the party remained opposed to marriage equality and was committed to using a plebiscite to address the long running debate. Spence said he was disappointed that people […]

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WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform at the Pride Parade on Saturday night. It’s the first time Western Australian officers have been given permission to wear their uniforms in the parade. Officer from the WA Police force have taken part in the parade in previous years, but until now have had to appear in plain […]

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Labor candidate criticises PM’s plebiscite plan in wake of Orlando shooting

Labor candidate criticises PM’s plebiscite plan in wake of Orlando shooting

Pat O’Neill, Labor’s candidate for the seat of Brisbane has criticised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s plan for a plebiscite on marriage in the wake of the Orlando shooting. In a passionate post on his official Facebook account O’Neill said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would be providing fuel for ongoing violence against the LGBTIQ community by […]

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Parents Show Support of Son in Adorable Newspaper Ad

Brisbane parents Yolanda Bogert and Guy Kershaw found a unique way to show support for their son’s gender transition. In the ‘Births’ section of The Courier Mail on Tuesday, they issued a retraction on a 1995 announcement that they had produced a daughter, noting that the announcement should have been for a son. “In 1995 […]

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Courier Mail Apologises for ‘She Male’ Headline

Brisbane’s Courier Mail has issued an apology for its coverage of the murder of transgender woman Mayang Prasetyo. The newspaper attracted outrage when it published the story under the headline ‘Monster Chef and the She Male’ The apology was published on Saturday the 25th of October, almost three weeks after the headline in question was […]

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