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Midsumma will not use advertising benefits in News Corp partnership

Midsumma will not use advertising benefits in News Corp partnership

Midsumma Festival have announced they will not be claiming any of the advertising benefits agreed upon in their partnership with News Corp following criticism from the LGBTIQ+ community. The festival has been under fire for their agreement with News Corp and their publication Herald Sun for the media organisation’s criticisms of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program, marriage […]

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McGregor removed from LGBTI+ group over Safe Schools comments

Australian of the Year nominee Catherine McGregor has had an invitation to become a patron of LGBTI+ human rights group Kaleidoscope Australia retracted after comments she made against the Safe Schools Program. Earlier this year McGregor wrote an article for the Herald Sun’s Rendezvous website arguing that the Safe Schools anti-bullying program was not the most effective […]

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Miranda Devine: marriage equality campaign is “totalitarian tolerance”

News Corp columnist Miranda Devine has described the push for marriage equality as “totalitarian tolerance”. The conservative columnist seized a comment from QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce in an interview with the LGBT magazine Star Observer. Mr Joyce had commented that if people who were opposed to marriage equality wanted to boycott businesses that support the […]

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Former Premier Criticised for Endorsing Transphobic Cartoon

Former Premier Criticised for Endorsing Transphobic Cartoon

A cartoon published by the Herald Sun newspaper in Victoria has been labeled transphobic by commentators on social media. The cartoon by Mark Knight shows a woman and a man sitting on a park bench. The woman is reading a newspaper called ‘Celebrity’ which depicts Bruce Jenner on the cover. The woman says “Kim Kardashian’s […]

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