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“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

Lyle Shelton from the Australian Conservatives has expressed his opposition to gender neutral bathrooms, and decried that some of the people entering the women’s bathroom may not even be wearing dresses. Shelton, who headed the failed ‘No’ campaign against marriage equality, says the AFL’s decision to make several bathrooms at Etihad Stadium gender neutral during […]

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Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York to run for parliament

Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York to run for parliament

Sophie York, the spokesperson for the Marriage Alliance, will be the Australian Conservatives lead senate candidate in New South Wales. York was a prominent opponent of allowing same-sex couple to get married and was the face of the Marriage Alliance, one of the key lobby groups that argued against the rights of LGBTIQ people. The […]

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Lyle Shelton to run for Queensland senate spot at next federal election

Lyle Shelton to run for Queensland senate spot at next federal election

The Australian Conservatives have formally announced Lyle Shelton will lead their senate ticket at the next federal election. Shelton, who was previously the head of the Australian Christian Lobby and ran the failed campaign to stop marriage equality in Australia is currently the party’s Communications Director. Shelton said he hopes to enter federal politics to […]

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Tasmanian Labor voice support for gay conversion therapy ban

Tasmanian Labor voice support for gay conversion therapy ban

Tasmania’s Shadow Health Minister has voiced her support for banning gay conversion therapy practices. Sarah Lovell MLC added her name to a petition calling for the practice to be banned, and called on Tasmania’s Liberal government lead by Will Hodgman to show it’s support too. “In a supposedly enlightened and tolerant Australia, it’s difficult to […]

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The GLORIA’s are open for voting

The GLORIA’s are open for voting

The LGBTIQ community is often subject to judgement from external and internal forces alike, spawning comments that are at time so absurd you might think they deserve an award. Enter the GLORIAs, a ceremony launched by Labor MP Penny Sharpe, which allows the public to vote for the most outrageous and ridiculous comments thrown at […]

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ACL labels drag show in Sydney’s Pitt St Mall “pornography”

ACL labels drag show in Sydney’s Pitt St Mall “pornography”

The Australian Christian Lobby has raised concerns about shopping centre company Westfield hosting a drag show in Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall. Drag performer Maxi Shield and friends are set to give a lunchtime performance on Friday, the day before the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Wendy Francis, head of the Australian Christian Lobby’s […]

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Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton, the new Communications Director for Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives has told Sky News that they’d like to see Australia’s recently passed same-sex marriage laws reversed. Shelton quit his role at the Australian Christian Lobby on the weekend, so he could run for a seat in federal parliament at the next election. He’s be […]

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Lyle Shelton joins Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Lyle Shelton joins Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Lyle Shelton has joined Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives and will act as their National Communications Director before running for parliament at the next federal election. Yesterday Shelton announced he was quitting his role as Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, citing that the recent postal survey debate over marriage equality had made him want […]

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Lyle Shelton quits the Australian Christian Lobby to run for parliament

Lyle Shelton quits the Australian Christian Lobby to run for parliament

The Australian Christian Lobby’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton has announced his resignation, announcing his intention to run for federal parliament at the next federal election. Shelton has been with the conservative lobby group for over a decade and spent the last five years as its Managing Director. He also headed the Coalition for Marriage, the […]

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Margaret Court says Australia “will pay” for allowing gay marriage

Margaret Court says Australia “will pay” for allowing gay marriage

Former tennis champion, the Reverend Margaret Court has declared she’ll be going crab fishing rather than attending this year’s Australian Open. Speaking to News Corp Reverend Court warned that Australia had made a mistake by voting in favour of marriage equality. During the marriage debate some tennis players had threatened to boycott the game because […]

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