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Conservative outrage as child drag star pictured with near-naked drag queen

Conservative outrage as child drag star pictured with near-naked drag queen

Social media commentators and aspiring conservative politicians are up in arms over a now deleted image which showed a child drag star appearing next to a near-naked Violet Chachki. Ten-year-old Canadian Nevis Quinn Mélançon-Golden has received global recognition as a child drag star. Quinn Mélançon-Golden performs as Queen Lactacia, and the youngster’s drag aspirations are supported […]

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Kirralie Smith predicts an outbreak of opportunistic transgender people

Kirralie Smith predicts an outbreak of opportunistic transgender people

Anti-transgender rights campaigner, and Australian Conservatives senate candidate, Kirralie Smith, has delivered an over-the-top prediction of what she believes will happen if there are not strict rules around allowing people to transition gender. The aspiring politician posted a video responding to the Labor party adopting a policy position that said it would support a review […]

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Kirralie Smith argues against Twitter’s dead-naming ban

Kirralie Smith argues against Twitter’s dead-naming ban

Kirralie Smith from the Australian Conservatives has argued against Twitter’s new code of conduct which stops people from harassing transgender people by dead-naming them or repeatedly misgendering them. The popular social media site has updated its rules banning the behaviour and warns users who do not comply that they may face a permanent ban from […]

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Kirralie Smith launches ‘Binary’ saying there is only “male and female”

Kirralie Smith launches ‘Binary’ saying there is only “male and female”

The Australian Conservatives Senate candidate Kirralie Smith has launched a new political lobbying organisation called Binary. The group declare they are focused on promoting the role male and female genders play in society and their belief that gender is binary. The organisation is headed by Smith, a longtime campaigner against transgender rights. Smith said the […]

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Maylands ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ event attracts homophobic comments

Maylands ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ event attracts homophobic comments

Recently launched local business Rabble Books and Games has been a welcome addition to the Eighth Avenue shopping precinct in Maylands. Situated is the heartlands of Perth’s queer community, it has been embraced by local rainbow families who have finally been able to easily get books that show representations of different kinds of families. The […]

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Defence Force denies it has any plans to ban the words ‘his’ and ‘her’

Defence Force denies it has any plans to ban the words ‘his’ and ‘her’

The Australian Defence Force has denied claims by The Herald Sun that it has plans to ban the words ‘his’, ‘he’ and ‘she’ and ‘her’ from being used by personnel. In a front page story today the newspaper suggests that a guide to using non-gendered language and respecting pronouns of transgender people used in the […]

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Australian Conservatives announce new NSW senate candidates

Australian Conservatives announce new NSW senate candidates

The Australian Conservatives have announced two new senate candidates for New South Wales. Kirralie Smith and Riccardo Bossi will join Sophie York on their ticket at the next federal election. Smith was previously a candidate for the Australian Liberty Alliance, but has since switched parties and joined Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives. The aspiring politician has […]

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Talk of polyamory and paedophilia enters the marriage debate

Talk of polyamory and paedophilia enters the marriage debate

Talk of paedophilia and polyamorous marriages have entered the marriage debate less than a week after the Turnbull government decided to launch a postal survey asking if Australians believe in marriage equality. Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has called on the government to introduce a referendum and put the conditions for marriage into the constitution. In […]

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Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Family First will cease to exist as a political party and will merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives according to widespread media reports. Family First’s two representatives in the South Australian parliament, Dennis Hood and Robert Brokenshire, will switch to being Australian Conservatives. Newly elected Family First senator Lucy Gichuhi will reportedly not be joining […]

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Australian Liberty Alliance Launches

Australian Liberty Alliance Launches

Australia’s newest political party, Australian Liberty Alliance, was launched today in Perth. The party has named their first three candidates for the Australian federal senate. The launch of the party saw vocal protesters attending it’s media announcement which was held outside the Western Australian state parliament. The right wing party invited controversial Dutch politician Geert […]

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