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Marise Payne not willing to voice support for Katherine Deves

Marise Payne not willing to voice support for Katherine Deves

  Foreign Minister Marise Payne was not forthcoming with support for controversial Warrignah ‘Captain’s Pick’ Katherine Deves when interviewed on the ABC’s Insiders program on Sunday morning. Host David Speers asked Payne if she shared the view of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who have back Katherine Deeves as a […]

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Scott Morrison says Deves is here to stay and she’s learned from the past

Scott Morrison says Deves is here to stay and she’s learned from the past

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out disendoring Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, saying she’s learned from her past mistakes. Morrison responded to calls from NSW treasurer Matt Kean who had said the views expressed by Deves had no place in any mainstream political party. Morrison said while Deves may have been “insensitive” in the past, […]

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Liberals pick sides over Warringah candidate Katherine Deves

Liberals pick sides over Warringah candidate Katherine Deves

The selection of Katherine Deves as the candidate for the Sydney seat of Warringah has exposed a deep rift within the New South Wales Liberal party as high profile members take sides on the debate over the controversial candidate. The federal election campaign has been filled by daily revelations of comments and claims previously made […]

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Tony Abbott voices his support Katherine Deves in Warringah

Tony Abbott voices his support Katherine Deves in Warringah

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has voiced his support for embattled Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, saying she should remain the Liberal party’s pick for the election. Abbott said Deves was someone he admired. “She’s a tough, brave person who’s standing up for the rights of women and girls, for fairness in sport,” he said. “I […]

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War due to the Woke: Conservatives link culture wars to actual war

War due to the Woke: Conservatives link culture wars to actual war

Did Russia invade Ukraine because of western nations showing respect for people who are transgender, people adding their pronouns to the email signatures, or increasing political correctness? That’s certainly a point of view being pushed by several prominent conservative commentators in recent days. Jumping on the bandwagon today is former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, […]

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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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Anthony Venn-Brown awarded Order of Australia for LGBTIQ+ service

Anthony Venn-Brown, Founder and CEO of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International (ABBI), has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal as part of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Venn-Brown was given the honour for his service to Australia’s LGBTIQ+ community, for his advocacy within Christian and Pentecostal communities for LGBTIQ+ people. After coming out as […]

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Tony Abbott tries to take credit for making marriage equality happen

Tony Abbott tries to take credit for making marriage equality happen

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has claimed credit for making marriage equality happened even though he campaigned against it for over a decade. In an interview published in Nine newspapers over the weekend Abbott discussed a wide range of topics, including his decision to fight against a parliamentary vote on the issue and come up […]

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What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

It’s one year today since the results of the Marriage Postal Survey were announced and Australia’s LGBTIQ+ population found out that enough of their fellow citizens had ticked the YES box for marriage equality. During the campaign for marriage equality a lot of claims about the outcomes of a YES vote were suggested by the […]

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Christine Forster set to run for Malcolm Turnbull’s Sydney seat

Christine Forster set to run for Malcolm Turnbull’s Sydney seat

Marriage equality advocate Christine Forster has put her hand up to run in the federal seat of Wentworth upon the resignation of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The sister of Tony Abbott has told media today she plans on running for Liberal party pre-selection in the blue ribbon seat of Wentworth. “It’s a difficult situation […]

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