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PFLAG tells senators “Do your job!” in new ad campaign

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays have released a new series of online advertisements urging senators to block the proposed plebiscite on marriage equality. The organisation is calling for the plebiscite bill to be blocked in the Upper House in order to have a free vote on marriage equality by MPs in Canberra. PFLAG cite […]

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PFLAG launch survey to gather LGBTIQ voices on marriage equality

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays have joined forces with an up-and-coming LGBTIQ advocacy group called just.equal to create a survey gauging LGBTIQ support for a plebiscite on marriage equality in the wake of the Federal Election. PFLAG and just.equal hope to spread the survey across social media to collect as many responses as […]

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Marriage equality advocates weigh in on binding plebiscite

Marriage equality advocates weigh in on binding plebiscite

  Marriage equality proponents have responded to Coalition MP Warren Entsch’s plan to introduce legislation that will bind the Federal Government to act on the results of a marriage equality plebiscite. Australian Marriage Equality say they will support a binding plebiscite provided the process is fair and uncomplicated. AME national director Rodney Croome says Mr […]

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Artist Immortalizes PFLAG Legend

Artist Immortalizes PFLAG Legend

Artist and teacher Iain Scott Wallace chose to paint former PFLAG President and Order of Australia medal recipient Shelley Argent in a portrait aiming for the Archibald Prize. He said one of the reasons he chose Argent was to encourage a dialogue between straight and LGBT art-lovers alike: “It would be great for the artwork […]

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PFLAG Billboard Receives Criticism

PFLAG Billboard Receives Criticism

A billboard provided by the Queensland Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), which shows a heavily program woman and the caption ‘Congratulations, you’re having a lesbian’, has received complaints by members of the public. The ad promotes the website whatRUhaving.org, which promotes marriage equality by pointing out that potentially having a gay child […]

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Marriage Equality: Every Family’s Issue

Marriage Equality: Every Family’s Issue

A thought provoking marriage equality video has been released by marriage equality advocates in the lead up to Mother’s Day this Sunday. The video, which shows a heterosexual couple receiving a pregnancy scan, takes an interesting turn when the midwife asks “would you like to not what you’re having?” Rather than discovering the sex of […]

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