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Singapore Religious groups: Protect marriage before decriminalisation

Singapore Religious groups: Protect marriage before decriminalisation

Religious and family groups in Singapore are calling on the government to prioritise locking same-sex couples out of marriage ahead of plans to decriminalise homosexuality. On Sunday Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the government would remove section 377A of the criminal code, which currently makes homosexual sexual activity illegal. The move was welcomed by […]

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On This Gay Day: Marriage plebiscite is adopted as government policy

Tony Abbott puts forward the idea of a plebiscite for marriage equality On August 11th 2015, division within the Coalition over the issue of marriage equality came to a head. The Abbott government’s policy was that marriage would strictly only be between a man and a woman, but as country after country around the globe […]

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On This Gay Day: Marriage equality was passed in England

Marriage Equality was passed by the House of Lords in England Marriage equality in England and Wales reached a milestone on this day ion 2013 when the House of Lords passed the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill. The Queen gave the bill its royal ascent two days later, and the first same-sex weddings were allowed to […]

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On This Gay Day: Thousands turned out to support marriage equality

In 2015 thousands turned out to support in marriage equality in Perth On this day in 2015 Perth saw one of the biggest ever political rallies for LGBTIQ+ rights when the Love is Love rally was held in Russell Square, Northbridge. One broadcaster estimated that more than 10,000 people turned up to demand the Abbott […]

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On This Gay Day: Marriage Equality was achieved in the USA

In 2015 the US Supreme Court voted in favour of marriage equality On this day is 2015 the LGBTIQ gathered outside the US Supreme Court to anxiously await the decision in the case of Obergefell vs Hodges. The stakes were high if the nine judge bench voted in favour of Ohio man Jim Obergefell – […]

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On This Gay Day: Ireland said ‘Yes’ to marriage equality

Ireland voted ‘Yes’ for marriage equality in 2015 On this day in 2015 Ireland has overwhelmingly to introduce same sex civil marriages. Voters approved marriage equality with over 60% of people who voted supporting a change to the country’s constitution. The history making vote made Ireland the 20th country to allow same sex couples to […]

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Tim Wilson says marriage equality was a Liberal party achievement

Tim Wilson says marriage equality was a Liberal party achievement

Tim Wilson says the passing of marriage equality in Australia was an incredible achievement of the Liberal party. The MP posted his thoughts to Twitter, where it drew a negative reaction. The member for the Victoria seat of Goldstein, who did campaign in favour of the YES vote, told followers the 2017 debate over the […]

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Ireland’s Wallis Bird embraces uncertainty on new single ‘Go’

Ireland’s Wallis Bird embraces uncertainty on new single ‘Go’

Irish-born and Berlin-based lesbian artist Wallis Bird shares Go, a song about beginnings and having the strength to stand out from the crowd to pursue passions and desires. Go is about letting go and embracing the uncertainty of what’s in store, because life’s too short to not try. Go follows the release of Aquarius, Power of […]

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Liberals dump veteran senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Liberals dump veteran senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

The Liberal party has announced its NSW senate ticket for the upcoming federal election and it’s bringing an end to the political career of veteran senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells. Foreign Minister Marise Payne will take the top spot on the ticket, while the third spot will go to Senator Jim Molan. The second spot is allocated […]

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Marriage equality comes to Chile with major support in Congress

Marriage equality comes to Chile with major support in Congress

Same-gender marriage will soon become reality in the South American nation of Chile in the coming months, after a historic vote this week. President Sebastian Pinera is expected to sign the bill ahead of his departure from office early next year, as an election looms later this month. Chile now joins their South American neighbours […]

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