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Huge turnout for Yes! Festival in Perth

Huge turnout for Yes! Festival in Perth

Thousands of people met in Russell Square in Northbridge on Saturday to show their support for changing the marriage laws. Equal Love WA’s Yes! Festival saw presentations from community groups, performances from local artists and passionate speeches from marriage equality advocates. Labor Senator Louise Pratt told the crowd that it was essential that people encouraged […]

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Looking back: Marriage Rally in Perth 2009

Looking back: Marriage Rally in Perth 2009

Back in 2009 when a Marriage Rally was held in front of London Court in Perth’s Hay Street Mall there was only a handful of people involved in the call for marriage equality. As people argue against allowing LGBTI Australian the right to wed their partners, citing that we’re rushing into societal change, and that […]

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Head to a rally for marriage equality this weekend

Head to a rally for marriage equality this weekend

Show your support for marriage equality this weekend by attending a rally for the cause. Equal Love WA’s Freo Says Yes! event is on today from 1pm. The rally is being held in Pioneer Park in Fremantle, near Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, across the road from the Fremantle Train Station. There will be speeches, a march […]

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Take a look at Melbourne’s massive marriage equality rally

Take a look at Melbourne’s massive marriage equality rally

Melbourne showed its support for marriage equality with a massive rally in the centre of the city late last month. An estimated 20,000 people attended the event which was the biggest marriage rally Australia has ever seen. The rally features a range of speakers ranging from politicians to comedians like Perth’s Joel Creasey. Proponents of […]

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High school students call for marriage equality

High school students call for marriage equality

Equal Love held a rally for marriage equality in the centre of Perth for the third weekend in a row, as the long three month campaign ahead of the government’s postal survey gets underway. High school student Oscar Kaspi-Crutchett spoke to the crowd about his passion for seeing the nation’s marriage laws changed. While they […]

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Amanda Vanstone shows her support for marriage equality

Former Howard Government Minister Amanda Vanstone has shown her support for marriage equality. The politician turned broadcaster posted a picture of herself wearing rainbow hued glasses to her Twitter account and encouraged her followers to vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming postal survey’. “If you’re a bit pale on the idea then you’re not anti. Vote […]

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Equal Love holds snap-rally in central Perth

Equal Love holds snap-rally in central Perth

Just seven days after hundred of people turned out for Equal Love’s ‘Winter Vows’ marriage rally, the activist group returned the the centre of Perth’s shopping precinct and reminded everyone that the issue of marriage equality isn’t going to go away. Expressing extreme disappointment with the government’s decision to push forward with the plebiscite, and […]

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Facebook hate page targets teens and children who attended marriage rally

Facebook hate page targets teens and children who attended marriage rally

Local photographer Marziya Mohammedali was appalled when she discovered photographs she took at Saturday’s Equal Love rally for marriage equality have been used to create a Facebook hate page targeting LGBT teenagers and community members’ children. The page titled Perth Freaks and Sodomites attacks the people captured in the photographs accusing them of having mental illnesses and being […]

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Equal Love rally in Perth’s CBD this Saturday

Equal Love rally in Perth’s CBD this Saturday

Perth LGBTIQ community, their families and friends will converge on the Murray Street mall on Saturday afternoon to rally for marriage equality. Speaking at the rally will be Equal Love’s Sam Cavallaro, Sally Rugg from GetUp, Greens MLC Alison Xamon, Labor’s Senator Louise Pratt, Anglican Minister Father Chris Bedding and transgender activist Jacqueline Blackburn. The […]

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Equal Love WA announce Winter Vows marriage rally

Equal Love WA announce Winter Vows marriage rally

Equal Love WA have announced the next rally for marriage equality will be on Saturday August 5th. Organisers say with parliament returning from their winter break it is the perfect time for politicians to pledge a vow of support for marriage equality. Bolstered by Taiwan and Germany’s recent legalisation of same-sex marriage equality and recent […]

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