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Just don’t mention John Cleese’s thoughts on marriage

Just don’t mention John Cleese’s thoughts on marriage

The Marriage Alliance, the secretive group behind the controversial iceberg advertisements and Father’s Day videos loaded with dubious statistics, have a new argument against marriage equality. Now, stopping marriage equality is about battling political correctness and championing free speech. The meme generating lobby group has kicked into overdrive lately with commentary on a wide range […]

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Marriage Alliance accuse Buzzfeed and AME of exploiting death

Marriage Alliance accuse Buzzfeed and AME of exploiting death

Conservative organisation Marriage Alliance have accused Buzzfeed and Australian Marriage Equality of exploiting a UK man’s death for political gain. The group posted to their Twitter account asking followers why journalists and lobbyists were exploiting the man’s death. Why do @AMEQUALITY & @BuzzFeed have to exploit the unusual & sad circumstances of a death for political motives? […]

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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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Media Watch: Marriage coverage unbalanced

Media Watch: Marriage coverage unbalanced

The ABC’s ‘Media Watch’ program has highlighted their belief that the media coverage of the long running debate over changing the definition of marriage is unbalanced. On last night’s edition of the program host, respected journalist, Paul Barry said he didn’t think groups like the Australian Marriage Forum and the Marriage Alliance were getting a […]

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Calls to boycott MIX94.5 over marriage advertisements

Calls to boycott MIX94.5 over marriage advertisements

  Members of the Perth LGBTI community have called on their friends and allies to boycott top rating radio station MIX 94.5 after the station began playing advertisements from the newly formed Marriage Alliance. The station is part of the Southern Cross Austereo network alongside sister station hit92.9 and home to popular the breakfast show […]

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