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Cabinet creates plebiscite date, offers funding and sets rules

Cabinet creates plebiscite date, offers funding and sets rules

The national plebiscite on allowing same sex couples to marry would take place on February 11th 2017 under a plan taken to cabinet last night. The February 11th date would allow the plebiscite vote to be held before the Western Australian election which is scheduled to occur in early March. Details of how the plebiscite […]

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Bernardi & Crabb talk marriage equality in Kitchen Cabinet finale

Bernardi & Crabb talk marriage equality in Kitchen Cabinet finale

Annabel Crabb’s ‘Kitchen Cabinet’ series is nearing the end of its fifth seasonĀ on the ABC. This season’s final episode takes Crabb to Adelaide for a seafood salad with outspoken Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi. Bernardi, known for his staunch opposition to marriage equality and LGBTIQ rights, has held a number of senior positions within the Liberal […]

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Scott Morrison says marriage is last week’s issue

Scott Morrison says marriage is last week’s issue

Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that marriage is last week’s issue and it’s time for people to move on. Appearing on Neil Mitchell’s program on radio station 3AW Mr Morrison was asked by Mitchell if some members of cabinet had been less than helpful in the way they handled the gay marriage situation. […]

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South Africa Appoints Lesbian Cabinet Minister

South Africa Appoints Lesbian Cabinet Minister

Lynne Brown has been appointed the position of South Africa’s Minister of Public Enterprises, making her the country’s first openly gay cabinet minister. The role is the highest-profile held by an openly gay person in Africa. Last week, South Africa gained its first openly gay black member of parliament when Zakhele Mbhele was elected. Gay […]

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