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ACL boss Lyle Shelton argues that religious beliefs need to be respected

ACL boss Lyle Shelton argues that religious beliefs need to be respected

Lyle Shelton, the Executive Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, has said he would have no problem with a law which allowed people to discriminate against others because of their religious beliefs. In a fiery debate with long term LGBTI rights activist Rodney Croome, Shelton put forward the Coalition for Marriage’s view about religious protections […]

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Karina Okotel says many people supporting marriage equality are racist

Karina Okotel says many people supporting marriage equality are racist

Karina Okotel from the Coalition for Marriage has criticised people who support marriage equality saying too often they resort to racist abuse, and because of this most people are keeping secret the real answer about how they responded in the marriage survey. The Vice President of the Liberal Party was appearing on the Sky News […]

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New organisation for gay people opposed to marriage equality

New organisation for gay people opposed to marriage equality

  A new student organisation called ‘Our Voice, Our Vote‘ claims to represent tens of thousands of gay people who are opposed to marriage equality. The Queensland based organisation held a demonstration at Queensland University on Monday and were jeered by other students who support changing the marriage laws. A video posted to the group’s […]

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Barnaby Joyce says nobody will be happy with a postal plebiscite

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has refused to comment on the possibility of a free vote on marriage equality, but says a postal plebiscite is something that would leave both sides of debate dissatisfied with the outcome. Appearing on SKY News’┬áKarvelas program the Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals leader was asked about the idea to […]

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Tributes for gay couple killed in Dreamworld tragedy

Tributes for gay couple killed in Dreamworld tragedy

A gay couple from Canberra who were killed in yesterday’s tragic accident at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast have been remembered by friends and colleagues. Roozi Araghi and his partner Luke Dorsett were killed when their raft flipped on the Thunder River Rapids ride yesterday afternoon. Dorsett’s sister Kate Goodchild and another woman, Cindy Low, […]

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Lyle Shelton: No concessions on plebiscite details

Lyle Shelton: No concessions on plebiscite details

Lyle Shelton, the Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), has declared the opponents of marriage equality are not prepared to give up any of the elements of the plebiscite that the government has already announced. “The public funding is non-negotiable – absolutely,” Shelton told Christina Keneally who was filling in for Patricia Karvelas […]

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MPs continue to argue over the plebiscite

MPs continue to argue over the plebiscite

The government is vigorously defending it’s plan for a national plebiscite as the only way forward for the marriage equality issue. Cabinet Secretary Arthur┬áSinodinos appeared on ‘Karvelas’ on SKY News and told host Patricia Karvelas that the government was committed to holding a plebiscite on marriage equality. “The problem we have as a government is […]

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ACL’s Lyle Shelton admits he’s worried people will think he’s gay

ACL’s Lyle Shelton admits he’s worried people will think he’s gay

  The head of the Australian Christian Lobby has revealed that one of the reasons he’s worried about the introduction of marriage equality in Australia is people might think he’s gay. Lyle Shelton made the surprising admission during a debate on the ‘Karvelas’ program SKY News on Sunday afternoon. Shelton was sparring with Jason Tuazon-McCheyne, […]

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Marriage Equality Debate on SKY News

Marriage Equality Debate on SKY News

Lyle Shelton, the Executive Director of the Australian Christian Lobby is set to debate Jason Tuazon-McCheyne, the leader of the newly formed Equality Party about the issue of marriage on SKY news later today. The two speakers from opposing sides of the marriage equality debate will appear on the new weekly program hosted by┬áPatricia Karvelas. […]

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