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Hasbro tells everyone to calm down about gender neutral Potato Heads

Hasbro tells everyone to calm down about gender neutral Potato Heads

Toy manufacturer Hasbro has clarified the future of long standing toys Mr and Mrs Potato Head after conservative commentators had conniptions over suggestions the toy line would be going gender neutral. On Thursday news quickly spread that the toy line would no longer be called Mr Potato Head, and moving forward would simply been known […]

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“When I had a Potato Head…” Cory Bernardi is upset about the “dehumanisation of Potato Heads”

“When I had a Potato Head…” Cory Bernardi is upset about the “dehumanisation of Potato Heads”

Former Liberal MP Cory Bernardi has taken up a new role as a Sky News presenter with his show¬†Bernardi¬†airing on the news broadcaster each Friday night. The latest episode saw the former Liberal, who defected to form his own Australian Conservatives party, share his outrage that people who were asexual and aromantic were being recognised […]

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Bernardi asks if there will be an investigation of ‘closeted gay politicians’

Bernardi asks if there will be an investigation of ‘closeted gay politicians’

The Monday night of edition of the ABC’s 4 Corners program shone a light on government minister’s interactions with staff members. The program led to MP Alan Tudge admitting that while he was presenting himself as a ‘traditional family values’ politician, he was also having an extra-martial affair with one of his staffers. Since the […]

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Senator Cory Bernardi resigns from Australian parliament

Senator Cory Bernardi resigns from Australian parliament

South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi has resigned from the Australian Senate. The conservative politician informed Senate President Scott Ryan of his resignation today, with Ryan tweeting that the decision would take effect immediately. Bernardi entered parliament as a Liberal Senator for South Australia in 2006, filling a vacancy left by outgoing Senator Robert Hill. In […]

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Sophie York says Australian Conservatives will continue on with new name

Sophie York says Australian Conservatives will continue on with new name

Sophie York, anti-marriage equality campaigner and failed senate candidate for the Australian Conservatives, has announced the party will continue on under a new name. Earlier this week party founder Cory Bernardi announced he would be deregistering the party and hinted he may retire from politics. York says while Bernardi may have chosen to walk away […]

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Lyle Shelton says his political future is unknown at this time

Lyle Shelton says his political future is unknown at this time

Cory Bernardi might be weighing up a return to the Liberal party after deregistering his Australian Conservatives, but the party’s official spokesperson and failed Queensland senate candidate Lyle Shelton says his own political future is unknown at this time. Speaking to Sky News about the demise of the Australian Conservatives, Lyle Shelton said he too […]

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Cory Bernardi to deregister his party Australian Conservatives

Cory Bernardi to deregister his party Australian Conservatives

Senator Cory Bernardi has announced he’ll deregister his political party Australian Conservatives citing its lack of political success and dwindling funds. “The inescapable conclusion from our lack of political success, our financial position and the re-election of a Morrison-led Government is that the rationale for the creation of the Australian Conservatives is no longer valid,” […]

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Mathias Cormann not opposed to Cory Bernardi rejoining the Liberals

Mathias Cormann not opposed to Cory Bernardi rejoining the Liberals

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has declared that he’d happily welcome back South Australian senator Cory Bernardi into the Liberal party ranks, despite Bernardi’s decision to abandon the party just six months after the 2016 election. “I’m always like to see members in the senate join the Liberal Nation team.” Cormann told Sky News this morning. […]

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Cory Bernardi says he’s open to rejoining the Liberal Party

Cory Bernardi says he’s open to rejoining the Liberal Party

Senator Cory Bernardi, who defected from the Liberal party to form his own party Australian Conservatives, says he’s now open to rejoining the party under the leadership of Scott Morrison. Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives failed to get any of their candidates elected to the upper house at last month’s election. The South Australian senator says he’d […]

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What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

It’s one year today since the results of the Marriage Postal Survey were announced and Australia’s LGBTIQ+ population found out that enough of their fellow citizens had ticked the YES box for marriage equality. During the campaign for marriage equality a lot of claims about the outcomes of a YES vote were suggested by the […]

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