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Lyle Shelton says his political future is unknown at this time

Lyle Shelton says his political future is unknown at this time

Cory Bernardi might be weighing up a return to the Liberal party after deregistering his Australian Conservatives, but the party’s official spokesperson and failed Queensland senate candidate Lyle Shelton says his own political future is unknown at this time. Speaking to Sky News about the demise of the Australian Conservatives, Lyle Shelton said he too […]

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Binary’s billboard attacking Drag Queen Story Time banned

Binary’s billboard attacking Drag Queen Story Time banned

A billboard opposing Labor’s support for LGBTI people has been knocked back by the Outdoor Media Association for breaching its code of ethics. Anti-transgender group Binary had submitted the advertisement as part of its election campaign. The billboard superimposes an image of Labor leader Bill Shorten over a stock image of children and American drag […]

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Dr Kevin Donnelly says LGBTI activists want to ban ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Dr Kevin Donnelly says LGBTI activists want to ban ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Education expert Dr Kevin Donnelly says LGBTI activists will want to ban Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet from being taught in schools because it promotes heteronormativity. “Even in primary schools now we’re being told that because of the L G B T Q I..plus push, and it gets bigger every week, we can’t teach for example Romeo and Juliet […]

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Australian Christian Lobby calls for a clear definition of conversion therapy

Australian Christian Lobby calls for a clear definition of conversion therapy

The Australian Christian Lobby is calling for the Andrews government to provide a clear definition of what it considers to be gay conversion therapy. This week the Victorian government became the first jurisdiction is Australia to propose outlawing the practice of attempting to suppress or change a person’s sexuality or gender identity. The Australian Christian […]

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Shelton dismisses concerns that LGBTI people suffered during marriage vote

Shelton dismisses concerns that LGBTI people suffered during marriage vote

Lyle Shelton from the Australian Conservatives has responded to a report released yesterday that outlined the psychological effects the marriage postal survey had on LGBTIQ people saying that he suffered more during the survey. Shelton responded to a story published by news.com saying the report was “emotional blackmail”. The former head of the Australian Christian […]

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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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Morrison will remove laws that allow schools to expel LGBT students

Morrison will remove laws that allow schools to expel LGBT students

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the coalition will introduce amendments to change the federal anti-discrimination laws so that schools will no longer have the right to expel students over their sexuality or gender identity. The Prime Minister said the leaking of recommendations from the Ruddock Review into Religious Freedom in Australia has caused “unnecessary confusion […]

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Lyle Shelton says schools should only expel gay students who have sex

Lyle Shelton says schools should only expel gay students who have sex

The former head of the Australian Christian Lobby says schools should not have an exemption from anti-discrimination laws that allows them expel students who are gay. Lyle Shelton made the surprising statement on The Bolt Report on Sky News last night, but then later followed up his stance in further media interviews saying schools should […]

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Shelton says no campaign only had three months to argue marriage case

Shelton says no campaign only had three months to argue marriage case

Aspiring politician Lyle Shelton says the Coalition for Marriage only had three months to argue the case against marriage equality while those in favour of changing the laws had been lobbying politicians for close to 30 years. Shelton, who is the Australian Conservatives lead senate candidate at the next federal election, is currently speaking at […]

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Louise Pratt says PM’s voting record is worrying to LGBTI Australians

Louise Pratt says PM’s voting record is worrying to LGBTI Australians

Louise Pratt, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Equality, says its understandable that many LGBTI Australians are worried about Scott Morrison’s elevation to Prime Minister. “Many LGBTI Australians have reached out to tell me their concerns about Scott Morrison’s appointment as Prime Minister. I share their concerns.” Senator Pratt said in a statement today. The longstanding gay […]

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