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Israel Folau speaks out against LGBTI+ people in Sunday sermon

Israel Folau speaks out against LGBTI+ people in Sunday sermon

Former rugby union star Israel Folau has reportedly again spoken out against the LGBTI+ community while delivering a sermon at a Sydney church. Speaking at The Truth of Jesus Christ Church in Kenthurst, Folau calls homosexuality a sin, and says the devil is the cause of transgender and gender diverse children in schools. “This is […]

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Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

The opposition have criticised the government’s decision to allow controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos a visa to enter Australia for a speaking tour. Labor’s Shadow Foreign Minister Penny Wong said the government had only changed its stance after being pressured by right wing commentators. “I think we can decide who we want to come to Australia.” […]

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Vice Chancellor says universities must ensure integrity of campus events

Vice Chancellor says universities must ensure integrity of campus events

Professor Adam Shoemaker, the Vice Chancellor of the University Southern Cross, has shared his thoughts on the debate over free speech on University campuses saying institutions should be finding out more about the content of events of private hirers using their facilities. Professor Shoemaker was speaking at the 2018 Australian Ally Conference at Curtin University […]

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‘Playboy’ founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

‘Playboy’ founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

High Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine, has died aged 91. The publisher was a larger than life character who will be remembered for appearing his trademark smoking jacket and silk pyjamas. His signature look for decades. Following his death Hefner has been described as a misogynist, but also praised for his commitment to free […]

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Q Society Fundraiser: “They do chuck pillow-biters off buildings”

Q Society Fundraiser: “They do chuck pillow-biters off buildings”

The Sydney Morning Herald have reported on comments made by members of the conservative movement Q Society at a Sydney fundraiser this week, speaking out against the LGBTIQ community and members of the Islamic faith. Cartoonist Larry Pickering reportedly told the Sydney audience on Thursday night that he “can’t stand Muslims.” “They are not all bad, […]

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Is anything private?

Is anything private?

OPINION   The author Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez said; “All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.” But in Australia in 2016 are we struggling to recognise the line between the first two? Are we just left with public and secret? Many people rightly felt that academic Roz Ward, the founder of the Safe Schools Coalition, […]

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