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marriage equality

Posted 16 Mar 2017 @ 4:50pm

The Bible Society’s Marriage Equality campaign has received a massive amount of attention. Just not the kind it was prepared for. 

 

Two Liberal MPs, Andrew Hastie and Tim Wilson, featured in the now-infamous video, having a beer and a chat about marriage equality, with both of them agreeing to disagree. The purpose of the video was to point out that the debate could happen...

Posted 24 Nov 2016 @ 1:29pm

Back in October, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras board member James Brechney called for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to be formally uninvited from the 2017 Mardi Gras Parade.

 

Shortly afterwards, a censure motion was put forward against Brechney and ultimately passed, only fuelling Brechney’s desire to continue seeking Turnbull’s official expulsion from the parade. 

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Posted 29 Jun 2016 @ 1:04pm

You might have heard there’s an election this weekend (if you haven’t heard, congratulations). And shaping up to be one of the big election issues is marriage equality.

 

If elected, the Labor Party is promising to bring a parliamentary vote on the issue within 100 days of being elected. It sounds nice, and is a real reason to vote that way. But there’s one catch: Labor hasn’t ‘...

Posted 22 Jul 2015 @ 12:17pm

You often hear people refer to their sexuality as just a small part of them; one aspect of their broader construction of self. It’s not really like that for me – being queer is my sexuality, my political identity, and now, my jobs, my hobbies, my clothing. Being queer is all of me. But so is not taking myself too seriously.

 

It can be tiring being queer – political organising,...

Posted 2 Jun 2015 @ 3:20pm

Marriage equality is the hot topic of the week. With Ireland’s recent referendum resoundingly passing, and Australian politicians from all parties coming out in support and putting forward private member’s bills, it’s well and truly on the agenda (and about time).

 

I couldn’t be happier that we’re finally gathering momentum around marriage equality. As a notorious anti-marriage...

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