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Poll results show voters prefer free vote over plebiscite on marriage

Poll results show voters prefer free vote over plebiscite on marriage

A new poll conducted forĀ The Australian shows strong support for a free vote on marriage equality by MPs in Parliament as opposed to the government’s proposed plebiscite plan. The Newspoll survey asked 1662 people if they preferred a free vote or a plebiscite in February to legislate for marriage equality in Australia. 48% of respondents […]

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Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young rules out plebiscite support

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young rules out plebiscite support

The Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young has announced she won’t be offering the government support on the plebiscite legislation. The South Australian senator had previously said she considered “nothing of the table” in relation to moving the marriage debate forward. The statement lead to speculation that the senator might cross the floor and offer support to […]

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Where do candidates in your electorate stand on marriage equality?

Where do candidates in your electorate stand on marriage equality?

Before you head to the polling booth on July 2nd you might wonder what the different candidates in your electorate think about marriage equality? Lobby group Australian Marriage Equality have just launched a new ‘Vote 4 Equality‘ website that allows you to find out where each candidate in your area stands on the issue. Just […]

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Senate rejects plebiscite; calls for free vote

Senate rejects plebiscite; calls for free vote

The Australian Senate have supported a motion from Greens Senator and LGBTI spokesperson Robert Simms rejecting a public vote on the matter of marriage equality. The Senate are calling for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to allow a free vote on the matter before the year is out – joining their voices with the WA and […]

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Parliamentary committee split on marriage equality bill

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights have shown selective support for a private members bill for marriage equality, though some members have voiced their dissent to the legislation. The committee, whose responsibility is to analyse human rights concerns in writs of legislation, released its report on Tuesday. While the committee did not endorse the […]

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Hannah Conda a Fan Favourite in RuPaul’s Drag Race Poll

Hannah Conda a Fan Favourite in RuPaul’s Drag Race Poll

Drag Factory’s well-loved matriarch and the woman who gets your balls spinning at Bingay, Miss Hannah Conda has been climbing up the ranks of a poll asking who fans want to see on Season 8 of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’. UPDATE: 26-03-15 15:15 Hannah has now cracked the Top 10 of the pollĀ  ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’, […]

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