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Hotel donates $500 to queer youth group after Margaret Court visit

Hotel donates $500 to queer youth group after Margaret Court visit

The Esplanade Hotel in Bunbury have donated $500 to a local LGBTI youth group after controversial tennis player and religious leader Margaret Court visited their establishment. Members of the the local LGBTI community had criticised the venue, which also hosts the town’s annual Pride party, for accepting a booking from Tennis Seniors WA who had […]

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Australian Open invitation includes rebuke for Margaret Court’s views

Australian Open invitation includes rebuke for Margaret Court’s views

Margaret Court has been invited to be a special guest at next year’s Australia Open, honouring her 50 year old record in making four Grand Slams in one calendar year. Tennis Australia have condemned Court’s views on homosexuality and same-sex marriage, while defending the celebration of the tennis star-turned-religious leader’s achievements. “Tennis Australia respects Margaret’s […]

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Margaret Court to open Busselton’s new Tennis centre

Margaret Court to open Busselton’s new Tennis centre

Busselton locals are sharing their surprise that controversial religious leader, and former tennis champion, Margaret Court has been invited to open the town’s new $4 million tennis centre. Members of the local LGBTIQ+ community have shared their concern with the ABC saying they thought a less divisive person would have been chosen for the honour. […]

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Tennis Australia will ‘honour but not celebrate’ Margaret Court in 2020

Tennis Australia will ‘honour but not celebrate’ Margaret Court in 2020

Tennis Australia will ‘honour but not celebrate’ Margaret Court in 2020 according the the Sydney Morning Herald. Earlier this week the former tennis player publicly demanded that the sport’s governing body show her the same level of attention as they did for champion tennis player Rod Laver earlier this year. 2020 will make 50 years […]

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Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for his beliefs

Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for his beliefs

Western Australian religious leader Reverend Margaret Court says Rugby player Israel Folau is being persecuted for his Christian beliefs. Rugby Australia have indicated their intention to terminate the rugby players contract after he posted to social media a list of people he believed would go to hell. On the list were homosexuals, adulterers, atheists, fornicators […]

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What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

It’s one year today since the results of the Marriage Postal Survey were announced and Australia’s LGBTIQ+ population found out that enough of their fellow citizens had ticked the YES box for marriage equality. During the campaign for marriage equality a lot of claims about the outcomes of a YES vote were suggested by the […]

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Margaret Court wins the 2018 GLORIA Award

Margaret Court wins the 2018 GLORIA Award

Western Australian religious leader, and former tennis champion, the Reverend Margaret Court has won the 2018 GLORIA Award. The annual awards ceremony highlight people in the public eye who have made comments deemed to be spectacularly homophobic. The 2018 Award focused on comments made during Australia’s marriage postal survey. Reverend Court was recognised for her […]

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Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson is loving his role in American Idiot

Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson is loving his role in American Idiot

Appearing in a musical is something Phil Jamieson hadn’t done since he was in High School, but when the producers of American Idiot asked if he’d like to play the role of St. Jimmy he leaped at the chance. “I just said yes because it sounded different and fun” the front man of indie band […]

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Margaret Court says she’s been bullied by the ‘fierce gay movement’.

Margaret Court says she’s been bullied by the ‘fierce gay movement’.

Margaret Court has sat down for an interview with one of the world’s most watched sports program to defend her beliefs about gay people and marriage, claiming that she’s been the victim of unfair bulling from the LGBTIQ+ community. Veteran sportscaster Mary Carillo recently spent several days in Perth with the former Tennis champion turned religious […]

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Barry Court says Margaret never said trans children were ‘of the devil’

Barry Court says Margaret never said trans children were ‘of the devil’

Barry Court, the husband of tennis legend turned religious leader Margaret Court, has denied his wife every described transgender children as being “of the devil”. The former President of the WA Liberal party wrote to media outlets this week and said reports that his wife had made comments of that nature were untrue. The comments […]

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