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Last chance to submit marriage survey forms

Last chance to submit marriage survey forms

The Equality Campaign is reminding supporters they have one last chance to vote YES for marriage equality — by hand delivering their postal survey forms by tomorrow afternoon. With the deadline now passed to return the forms by post, the only option left for the majority of eleventh-hour voters is to personally deliver forms to […]

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ABC’s Fact Check says claims made by Karina Okotel are “baseless”

ABC’s Fact Check says claims made by Karina Okotel are “baseless”

The ABC’s fact checking department has looked into claims made by Karina Okotel from the Coalition for Marriage during her Q&A appearance last week and declared them “baseless“. During the discussion on Monday 23 October the Liberal Party’s Vice President said a consequence of same sex marriage would be an inevitable flow on effect to how […]

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QANTAS boss Alan Joyce praised for his support of marriage equality

QANTAS boss Alan Joyce praised for his support of marriage equality

QANTAS boss Alan Joyce has been praised for his support for marriage equality. Joyce has been placed at the top of an international list of the most influential LGBT business leaders, with his vocal support for marriage equality being highlighted. Networking group OUTstanding and The Financial Times compile the annual list recognising positive LGBT role […]

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Senator Dean Smith wants to hear your marriage equality story

Senator Dean Smith wants to hear your marriage equality story

With the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey well under way, Senator for Western Australia Dean Smith is encouraging people to share their stories. In a media release, Senator Smith said he wanted to hear from Western Australians about their experiences of the postal survey and what the issue of marriage equality meant to them, their […]

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Pauline Hanson declares postal survey will be invalid

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has declared the results of the Turnbull government’s postal survey on marriage will be invalid because too many survey papers have become lost or stolen. Senator Hanson said because the envelopes the survey forms are sent back in a see-through envelope they may be tampered with by Australia Post’s staff. […]

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Tom and Wayne from Gogglebox speak about why they want to be married

Tom and Wayne from Gogglebox speak about why they want to be married

Tom and Wayne from the TV show Gogglebox have spoken about why they want to get married in a new video from the Equality Campaign. “I think it’s about time, we’ve been together for seventeen years.” Tom says in the video. Wayne shares his regret that his mother passed away 18 months ago before the […]

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Emotive marriage ad airs during The Bachelor finale

An emotive advertisement in favour of marriage equality played during the finale of The Bachelor last night. While the Coalition for Marriage’s advertisement featuring mothers concerned about the consequences of unrelated issues played several times during the broadcast, the Equality campaign created a special advertisement to air during the show. Asking people to vote YES […]

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Lyle Shelton: There’s hardly any homophobia in Australia

Lyle Shelton: There’s hardly any homophobia in Australia

Lyle Shelton, from the Australian Christian Lobby, and Karina Okotel, Vice President of the Liberal Party, spoke at the National Press Club today to outline their opposition to marriage equality. Last week The YES campaign put forward their case for change, and a week later it was the turn of the NO campaign to deliver […]

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The questions that stumped No campaigner Karina Okotel

The questions that stumped No campaigner Karina Okotel

The Liberal Party Vice President Karina Okotel was in the full swing of arguing against marriage equality this morning when she came across a question that she just couldn’t answer. Appearing on ABC Radio National’s Breakfast program, Okotel was debating the issue of marriage equality with fellow Liberal Christine Forster. Forster, who is a City […]

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It’s incredibly offensive to erase the history of LGBTI Australians

It’s incredibly offensive to erase the history of LGBTI Australians

OPINION Forget what you know about the history of LGBTI rights in Australia, and discount a large chunk of your own lived experience. If you read the latest piece from News Corp’s Des Houghton, it can simply be brushed away. Less than a week ago, the government announced it’s plan for a $122 million postal […]

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