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Katherine Deves breaks her silence saying she’s ‘chastened’

Liberal party election candidate Katherine Deves has broken her silence and granted an exclusive pre-recorded interview with SBS World News, saying she’s received death and rape threats and has had to send her family away due the furor around her comments about transgender people. The heavily edited interview was filmed at a “secret location”, and […]

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New campaign calls for politicians to legislate against trans women

New campaign calls for politicians to legislate against trans women

A new campaign encouraging people to write to their local politicians asking them to bring in laws that would exclude transgender women and girls from single-sex sports and spaces has been launched. The ‘Respect My Sex If You Want My Vote’ campaign is being spearheaded by Western Australian Karyn Lisignoli and was announced in The […]

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PM stands by Katherine Deves as her previous comments pile up

PM stands by Katherine Deves as her previous comments pile up

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out disendorsing Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, saying people should focus on her core argument about ‘protecting women’s sport’. “Katherine is passionate about the issue of women and girls in sport, and I think the position that she’s set out on that issue is one that I think finds a […]

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Deves claimed SCG is permanently changing the Ladies Pavilion to the ‘Pride Pavilion’

Deves claimed SCG is permanently changing the Ladies Pavilion to the ‘Pride Pavilion’

Liberal candidate Katherine Deves claimed the Sydney Cricket Ground is removing the historic Ladies Pavilion and permanently renaming it the “Pride Pavilion” following the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras being held at the stadium. Deves made the claim while appearing on an online panel for International Women’s Day. In the a conversation hosted by […]

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Protests against Katherine Deves announced for Sydney

Protests against Katherine Deves announced for Sydney

Sydney based LGBTIQA+ rights group Community Action for Rainbow Rights has announced it will hold a snap action protest against the Liberal candidate for Warringah Katherine Deves. Deves has dominated the headlines since she was announced as the party’s candidate for Warringah just over a fortnight ago. The co-founder of Save Women’s Sport Australasia has […]

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Liberal candidate Katherine Deves: “I’m not going anywhere”

Liberal candidate Katherine Deves: “I’m not going anywhere”

Liberal candidate Katherine Deves has declared there’s no way she’ll be stepping down from being the party’s candidate in Warringah. “My opponents, parts of the left media and twittersphere have been unrelenting in calling for me to be disendorsed, because of past statements.” Deves wrote in an email to supporters on Monday night. “I have […]

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Steggall says Morrison is using Katherine Deves to avoid real issues

Steggall says Morrison is using Katherine Deves to avoid real issues

The member for Warringah, Zali Steggall, says the views of Liberal candidate Katherine Deves do not represent those held by electors in the Sydney electorate. Appearing on ABC Radio National’s Breakfast program Steggall said the Prime Minister was using the divisive ‘Save Women’s Sport’ activist to divide Australian society. “I have no doubt in my […]

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Marise Payne not willing to voice support for Katherine Deves

Marise Payne not willing to voice support for Katherine Deves

  Foreign Minister Marise Payne was not forthcoming with support for controversial Warrignah ‘Captain’s Pick’ Katherine Deves when interviewed on the ABC’s Insiders program on Sunday morning. Host David Speers asked Payne if she shared the view of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who have back Katherine Deeves as a […]

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Antic: Deves and Chandler are the future of the parliament

Antic: Deves and Chandler are the future of the parliament

South Australian Liberal senator Alex Antic has voiced his support for Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, saying she and fellow ‘Save Women’s Sport’ campaigner, Tasmanian senator Claire Chandler are the “future of the parliament” who could “save the country”. “People like Katherine Deves and Claire Chandler are the future of this parliament if we want to […]

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Albanese says Morrison should accept responsibility for picking Deves

Albanese says Morrison should accept responsibility for picking Deves

Labor leader Anthony Albanese says it’s extraordinary that the Prime Minister is putting his support behind Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, when her selection is clearing driving a wedge through the Liberal party and wider society. Albanese said the selection of Deves as a candidate was an issue for the Liberal party, but he’d never have […]

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