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Midsumma Festival to continue relationship with News Corp

Midsumma Festival to continue relationship with News Corp

Midsumma Festival have released a statement announcing they will continue their media partnership with News Corp following major backlash from the LGBTIQ+ community. The partnership came under scrutiny from the LGBTIQ+ community in light of News Corp publications’ frequent criticisms of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program, as well as their relationship with columnists such as Miranda […]

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Devine suggests trans kids should be treated like Enid Blyton characters

Devine suggests trans kids should be treated like Enid Blyton characters

Perth Now columnist Miranda Devine argues that there are too many transgender children in Australia and suggests that in past generations it was no big deal if children appeared to be gender neutral. To back up her argument the conservative writer cites several tomboys from literature including George from Enid Blyton’s Famous Five series , […]

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ACL move conference after pressure put on hotel group

ACL move conference after pressure put on hotel group

The Australian Christian Lobby has been forced to relocate an event it has planned alongside other religious groups after the hotel booked for the event was inundated with complaints from marriage equality supporters. The event was expected to see around 100 people from Sydney Anglicans, Sydney Catholics, the Marriage ­Alliance and the Australian Christian Lobby […]

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Are the anonymous Greek mothers connected to the ACL?

Are the anonymous Greek mothers connected to the ACL?

News website Crikey has highlighted that the website created by a group of Greek mothers who are concerned about the Safe Schools Coalition shares many attributes with the website of the Australian Christian Lobby. On Wednesday News Corp columnist Miranda Devine highlighted that a group of mothers of shared Greek heritage were so outraged by […]

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Why we should ignore the American College of Pediatricians (and Miranda Devine)

Why we should ignore the American College of Pediatricians (and Miranda Devine)

Last month columnist Miranda Devine published a column suggesting that the growing number of transgender children is due to the Safe School Coalition program confusing children about their gender. Quoting a dubious group from the USA, the News Corp columnist wrote that the medical profession are too afraid to speak out against the growing number […]

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Miranda Devine: marriage equality campaign is “totalitarian tolerance”

News Corp columnist Miranda Devine has described the push for marriage equality as “totalitarian tolerance”. The conservative columnist seized a comment from QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce in an interview with the LGBT magazine Star Observer. Mr Joyce had commented that if people who were opposed to marriage equality wanted to boycott businesses that support the […]

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Greens to PM: Scott Morrison should not attend ACL conference

Greens to PM: Scott Morrison should not attend ACL conference

Greens sexuality spokesperson Senator Robert Simms is calling on the Prime Minister to instruct Treasurer Scott Morrison not to attend the Australian Christian Lobby’s national conference. Morrison is due to speak at the ACL’s national conference this weekend, alongside Dr Jeffery J Ventrella of the Alliance Defending Freedom, a group who campaign against the decriminalisation of […]

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Is it OK to choose not to run an advertisement?

Is it OK to choose not to run an advertisement?

OPINION The Marriage Alliance got me thinking. Sophie York, the spokesperson for the newly formed lobby group that argues against allowing same sex couples to be married, was complaining that some television stations had refused to run the group’s advertisements. The TV advertisements depicted same sex marriage as a giant iceberg for the Titanic to […]

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Devine: media using the phrase ‘marriage equality’ are promoting propaganda

Devine: media using the phrase ‘marriage equality’ are promoting propaganda

Daily Telegraph columnist and 2GB announcer Miranda Devine has argued that journalists should not use the phrase ‘marriage equality’ as it’s a propaganda phrase. Speaking on Channel Ten’s ‘The Bolt Report‘ Devine said the media was biased in it’s coverage of the marriage debate and was being unfair to Prime Minister Tony Abbott. “It is just a […]

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ACL staffer vows to divorce if marriage laws are changed

In a slightly bizarre interview posted on the Australian Christian Lobby’s website, Nick Jensen, Director of the Lachlan Macquarie Internship has declared that he and his wife Sarah will divorce if the government makes any changes to marriage legislation. In the audio interview published to the Australian Christian Lobby’s website Jensen tells interviewer Daniel Simon […]

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