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EXCLUSIVE: Albanese says he’s committed to LGBTIQ equality

EXCLUSIVE: Albanese says he’s committed to LGBTIQ equality

EXCLUSIVE In the wake a shock election loss, new Labor leader Anthony Albanese has been travelling the country on a ‘listening tour’ to try and gauge what are the issues Australian people are really concerned about. As the party’s new leader he’s beginning a long journey, one which he hopes will lead to a Labor […]

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Equality Australia’s Aram Hosie: “It’s time to band together again”

Equality Australia’s Aram Hosie: “It’s time to band together again”

OPINION I’m not going to lie. In the days following the 2019 Federal Election, I spent a reasonable amount of time under the Doona of Depletion & Denial, avoiding engaging with the results and the commentary as much as possible. And then Melbourne radio station Joy 94.9 asked me to come on to Saturday Magazine […]

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Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

The Australian Conservatives’ Jonathan Crabtree as voiced his opposition to assisting people who want to undergo gender reassignment surgery using the crudest of terms. In a video the political candidate referred to transgender people as being “sliced and diced”. “It’s going to be our taxpayer funds that are used to slice and dice people who […]

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Louise Stewart is up for the challenge of representing Curtin

In an office along Stirling Highway sits a series of unoccupied desks, only a few people are in the space, and there’s no signage on the outside to explain what is going on within. But within a few weeks the desks will be filled with volunteers and the space will be a hub of activity […]

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Gladys Liu forgot she’s no longer an AFL Ambassador

Gladys Liu forgot she’s no longer an AFL Ambassador

Liberal candidate Glady Liu says nerves made her claim to be an AFL Ambassador despite her resigning from the role last year. Liu, who is running for the Victorian seat of Chisholm has been dogged by comments she previously made about LGBTI people and the Safe Schools program. Which lead to people asking why she […]

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Party official says Morrison government will work to end conversion therapy

Party official says Morrison government will work to end conversion therapy

Last week Scott Morrison brushed off questions about banning gay conversion therapy saying it was a state issue, but a party official has declared the coalition will work with states to bring an end to the practice. On Tuesday the Labor party announced it would outlaw the practice of gay conversion therapy if elected. A […]

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Fraser Anning signs up former One Nation candidate David Archibald

Fraser Anning signs up former One Nation candidate David Archibald

Fraser Anning’s lead senate candidate for Western Australia will be David Archibald, a former One Nation candidate who thinks gay people should have been “bred out” via evolution. Archibald previously stood for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation at the Western Australian election. During that campaign several remarks he’d made and articles he’d written were highlighted. Since […]

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Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Opposition leader Bill Shorten is set to announce plans to outlaw gay conversion therapy if Labor are elected to government. A media release from a trio of Labor MP’s; Mark Dreyfus, Louise Pratt and Catherine King, announced the policy. “We will work with survivors and advocates on a range of strategies to end this insidious […]

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Anti-Defamation Commission condemns new wave of homophobic flyers

Anti-Defamation Commission condemns new wave of homophobic flyers

The Anti-Defamation Commission has condemned a new round of homophobic flyers that have reportedly been distributed in Adelaide during the first week of the federal election campaign. The flyers titled The Death of Reason have appeared several times over the last few years in Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra. They have previously been traced back to Adelaide street […]

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PM Scott Morrison calls federal election for Saturday 18th May

PM Scott Morrison calls federal election for Saturday 18th May

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called the federal election for Saturday 18th of May kicking off a five week campaign. The PM visited the Governor General this morning and soon afterwards appeared at Parliament House to lay out his pitch to the Australian people on why the government should be returned for a third term. […]

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