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Senator Fraser Anning launches rant about Safe Schools

Senator Fraser Anning launches rant about Safe Schools

Senator Fraser Anning from Katter’s Australia Party has launched a long rant on Twitter attacking the Safe Schools program and transgender youth. The politician, who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the Katter Party, said in the late 1960’s Australia would have declared the Safe Schools program to be communist propaganda and the people […]

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Shelton: Swedish army is ramming a political agenda down people’s throats

Shelton: Swedish army is ramming a political agenda down people’s throats

Update: 30-01-2018 1:00pm  Australian Conservatives senate candidate has admitted he mistook an Pride advertisement from the Swedish Army, and thought it was a campaign from the Australian army. “Someone sent me the image and I mistook it for the Australian Army. My bad. I can only hope the Australia Army doesn’t keep going down this […]

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Tennys Sandgren apologies for homophobic tweet

Tennys Sandgren apologies for homophobic tweet

Tennys Sandgren has had a sudden rise to fame via this week’s Australian Open, under increased media attention he’s apologised for his past homophobic comments. Sandgren had an unexpectedly good performance at the Australian Open this week, ranked number 96th in the world the American player made it all the way to the quarter finals […]

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Legally Speaking: A definition of defamation

Legally Speaking: A definition of defamation

Defamation is a wild beast. It’s hard to understand and even more difficult to explain how it works. It is the Khloe Kardashian of the legal world. Here is the black and white: for something to be defamatory a person must be able to prove that someone has published a matter, as defined in the […]

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Government announces postal survey cost much less than expected

Government announces postal survey cost much less than expected

Acting Special Minister of State Mathias Cormann has announced that the financial cost of the postal survey was much less than the anticipated $122 million. Senator Cormann announced on his Twitter account that the process had been delivered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for $80.5 million. “Happy to report that the ABS delivered the […]

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Introducing #Postboxselfie – Post your vote. Post your selfie.

We’ve all had this farce of a Marriage Equality Survey foisted upon us and most of us are pretty disappointed that our civil rights are being put to a voluntary, non-binding, $122M survey. So why not have some fun with it, and make the most of a terrible situation? Introducing: #postboxselfie When was the last […]

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Lily Allen faces online backlash after using gay slur

Lily Allen faces online backlash after using gay slur

Lily Allen is facing an online backlash after she referred to the LGBT people as “fags” on a Twitter post. The F*ck You  singer was responding to a post from queer magazine GT suggesting that their followers should check out Allen’s latest song which is an anti-Trump rallying call. Allen responded by tweeting “Fags hate Trump”, […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos event shut down at University of California

Milo Yiannopoulos event shut down at University of California

An event at the University of California’s Davis campus has been cancelled as a result students protesting the appearance of controversial Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos. Yiannopoulos, who secured a book deal with the with publisher Simon & Schuster late last year, has made a name for himself with his incendiary opinions and has recently ridiculed transgender […]

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Twitter permanently suspends Milo Yiannopoulos

Twitter permanently suspends Milo Yiannopoulos

Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended the account of gay conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos. The move comes a day after the writer led a harassment campaign against Ghostbuster’s actor Leslie Jones. Twitter closed down Yiannopoulos’ account after he asked his followers to bombard the actress with racist and misogynistic material. A spokesperson for Twitter told Buzzfeed […]

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Azealia Banks apologises for hateful tweets

Azealia Banks apologises for hateful tweets

Recently known more for her aggressive Twitter tirades than her music, rapper Azealia Banks has apologised for her use of the word “f****t” in a lengthy Facebook post to her fans. The musician has made headlines for her heated exchanges with Zayn Malik, Perez Hilton, Willam and the wider LGBTIQ community, often using homophobic slurs […]

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