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just.equal warns plebiscite question invites segregation

just.equal warns plebiscite question invites segregation

Concerns have been raised regarding the wording of the question in the proposed marriage equality plebiscite following reports revealing how the public vote may be phrased. It is expected that the Government will construct the plebiscite question to read: “Do you approve of a law to permit people of the same sex to marry?” Spokesperson for […]

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PFLAG say ‘enough is enough’ with anti-plebiscite ad

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays are taking a stand against the Turnbull Government’s planned plebiscite on marriage equality with an ad in ‘The Australian’. National spokesperson for PFLAG Shelley Argent says parents with sons and daughters in same sex relationships are saying “enough is enough.” The print advertisement entitled “The Plebiscite is a […]

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Melbourne to host first LGBTIQ Wedding Expo

Melbourne to host first LGBTIQ Wedding Expo

Melbourne will be the host of Australia’s first LGBTIQ Wedding Expo despite same-sex marriage being prohibited by the Marriage Act. ‘Diversity Expo’ will be hosted by Bridal Expos Australia and Inspired Expos, offering a queer selection of wedding paraphernalia and services. The expo aims to provide an opportunity to link LGBTIQ with local queer-friendly businesses that might […]

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Churches Safe From Same Sex Marriage

On June 31, the Australian Federal Parliament’s House of Representatives passed a motion put forward by independent MP, Andrew Wilkie, that read, ‘Should the Marriage Act be amended to allow same-sex marriages the amendments should ensure the Marriage Act imposes no obligation on a minister of religion to solemnise such marriages.’ Marriage Equality convener Alex […]

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