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Perth’s readies another huge marriage rally

Perth’s readies another huge marriage rally

  Perth is ready to deliver another huge rally showing support for marriage equality. Over 4000 people have indicated their intention to attend the Equal Love ‘No More Delays: equal Marriage Now’ protest on Sunday. The rally comes a month after Perth’s biggest ever rally saw over 5000 people voice their opposition to the governments […]

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Clash of the Senators: Heffernan Vs Leyonhjelm

Clash of the Senators: Heffernan Vs Leyonhjelm

Liberal Democratic Senator David Leyonhjelm’s same sex marriage bill has been causing a stir  in the senate. Leyonhjelm has threatened not to vote in favour of the government’s bills until the Coalition party room allows a conscience vote on same sex marriage. Apparently displeased with the Liberal Democrats Senator’s actions, Liberal Senator Bill Heffernan decided […]

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Perth Marches After Decade Anniversary of Marriage Equality Ban

Perth Marches After Decade Anniversary of Marriage Equality Ban

On August 16th, marriage equality supporters gathered in the Murray Street Mall three days after the amendment to the Marriage Act banning same sex marriage in Australia had its tenth anniversary. A number of activists spoke at the rally including Equal Love’s Sam Cavallaro, who introduced a number of activists including Farida Iqbal and UWA […]

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Second Poll Reaffirms Equal Marriage Support

Second Poll Reaffirms Equal Marriage Support

It was reported yesterday that a survey carried out by Crosby/Textor showed that support for equal marriage amongst Australians is at an all time high. A second poll, this time carried out by Newspoll, has reaffirmed the high level of support for equal marriage rights across the population. Newspoll measured the percentage of Australians supporting […]

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Abbott’s Sister Says His Views Are Changing

Abbott’s Sister Says His Views Are Changing

Federal opposition leader Tony Abbott’s sister has said that her conservative brother’s views on same sex marriage are slowly changing. Mr Abbott’s sister, Christine Forster, who is gay, appeared on the JJJ current affairs program ‘Hack‘ earlier today. Ms Forster is a Liberal Party Councilor on the City of Sydney Council and was in attendance […]

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Oprah Thinks Gay Marriage Will Reduce Divorce

Oprah Thinks Gay Marriage Will Reduce Divorce

Talk show giant Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she believes same-sex marriage will help to reduce divorce in the institution of marriage. Chatting on ‘Super Soul Sunday’, Winfrey and her accompanying panellists agreed on the notion that same-sex marriage would be an enriching legislation, acting as both a social revolution and a cultural shift. The […]

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Get Your Picture Taken for Marriage Equality

Get Your Picture Taken for Marriage Equality

  Local photographer Bree Glossop is bringing an art concept to Perth that she hopes will spread the message of equal love and LGBTI rights. Deriving from world acclaimed photographer J.R, the 24 year old will be setting up photo booths around Perth which will take portrait pictures of the local community. “Basically what him […]

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Pro-Marriage Equality Submission Dominate in Senate Inquiry

Pro-Marriage Equality Submission Dominate in Senate Inquiry

The Federal Senate Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010 has released final figures on the submissions received by the closing date of April 2. In total the committee received 75,000 submissions, with approximately 44,000 submissions in favour of marriage equality and 31,000 against. The committee noted that the majority of the submissions were […]

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Marriage Equality Support Lagging in Inquiry

Marriage Equality Support Lagging in Inquiry

A public hearing for the House of Representatives’ Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Bill of 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill is being held in Sydney today. The House’s Social Policy and Legal affairs committee is conducting the inquiry to consider legal and technical aspects of the two Bills, and will be compiling a report […]

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