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Conservative family groups call for more protections in marriage bill

Conservative family groups call for more protections in marriage bill

The senate inquiry into the government’s proposed marriage bill will hear from a wide range of organisations both for and against marriage equality this week. We take a look at the submissions but forth by the major groups opposed to changing the laws and highlight their areas of concern. Australian Marriage Forum In their submission […]

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Marriage Alliance makes bizarre claim about Norwegian custody case

The Marriage Alliance, one of Australia’s leading lobby groups against marriage equality, has posted a bizarre claim to their social media channel alleging that a Norwegian child protection case is a consequence of allowing same sex marriages. On their Twitter channel the Marriage Alliance posted an image of a story in the conservative newspaper the […]

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Meet The Rainbow Police

Yesterday the LGBTIQ community, friends and allies applauded Telstra’s decision to re-engage with supporting marriage equality. Naturally conservative groups and some religious organisations were disappointed that the telecommunications company had seen the light and are now back on the march for equality. The meme-generating Marriage Alliance shared their thoughts on the development saying that after […]

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Advertising Standards Board rules against rainbow noose ad

Advertising Standards Board rules against rainbow noose ad

The Advertising Standards Board (ASB) have ruled against an online advertisement from the Marriage Alliance. In their report the ASB said the controversial advertisement from earlier this year was inappropriate, distressing and contravenes prevailing community standards on health and safety. The image of a woman sitting at a desk with a rainbow coloured noose around her […]

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Ivan Hinton-Teoh steps down from Australian Marriage Equality

Ivan Hinton-Teoh steps down from Australian Marriage Equality

Ivan Hinton-Teoh has reportedly announced he is stepping down from his role as Deputy Director of Australian Marriage Equality. Gay News Network made the announcement on Friday. Australian Marriage Equality thanked Mr Hinton-Teoh for his contribution. “Australian Marriage Equality would like to thank Ivan Hinton-Teoh for his immense contribution to the marriage equality campaign in […]

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Facebook allows people to show their support for marriage equality

Facebook and Australian Marriage Equality have partnered together to launch a new initiative that allows Facebook users to visibly demonstrate their support for marriage equality ahead of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. OUTinPerth editor Graeme Watson models the overlay in the image (left). Australian Marriage Equality’s national campaign director, Erin McCallum, said the […]

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Five things the Marriage Alliance had to say this week

Mysterious lobby group The Marriage Alliance has retreated from talking to the media, ignoring requests for interviews and instead taken to meme generating Twitter output. It’s a bit of a mystery who is behind the Marriage Alliance’s vocal Twitter account. Many people have suggested it could potentially be a work experience student. Here’s five cray-cray […]

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Just don’t mention John Cleese’s thoughts on marriage

Just don’t mention John Cleese’s thoughts on marriage

The Marriage Alliance, the secretive group behind the controversial iceberg advertisements and Father’s Day videos loaded with dubious statistics, have a new argument against marriage equality. Now, stopping marriage equality is about battling political correctness and championing free speech. The meme generating lobby group has kicked into overdrive lately with commentary on a wide range […]

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Marriage Alliance criticised for rainbow noose imagery

Marriage Alliance criticised for rainbow noose imagery

Warning: this story includes imagery that may be offensive to some readers. It includes images that could be interpreted as suicide or lynching. Traditional marriage lobby group, the Marriage Alliance has been criticised for it’s latest campaign imagery that features a woman with a rainbow noose around her neck. The group posted the image to […]

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People in the PM’s electorate don’t support his plebiscite plan

Voters in the Prime Ministers own electorate of Wentworth don’t support his plan for a plebiscite on marriage equality. A poll conducted by Reachtel on behalf of Australian Marriage Equality (AME) found voters in Malcolm Turnbull’s electorate of Wentworth are largely for marriage equality and overwhelmingly against a national unbinding plebiscite. The survey has found 63% of Wentworth […]

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