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A gay Q&A audience member speaking about marriage equality has challenged a government MP’s view that a “no” vote in the same-sex marriage postal survey doesn’t equate to discrimination. Australian-born Chinese man Alexander Lau appeared on the ABC program on Monday night and told the panel: “I’m a gay Australian-born Chinese man. My mother holds …

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Ellen DeGeneres has thrown her support behind the same-sex marriage “yes” campaign in Australia. The comedian and talk show host posted an image to her social media accounts of her Australian-born wife Portia de Rossi lounging at home with their pet dogs. “I appreciate my wife every day,” she wrote. “I can’t imagine calling her …

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It might be an old photo but it has created a new wave of support for same-sex marriage. Rugby league legend Andrew Johns shared a post on Instagram showing him locking lips with former Newcastle team-mate Billy Peden. The light-hearted photo was captioned: “2 boys from Cessnock will be voting yes @billypeden13. Ha ha sorry …

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Local gay rugby team the Brisbane Hustlers have beaten the Sydney Convicts to win this year’s Purchas Cup. The Cup, known as the gay rugby equivalent of the Bledisloe, sees gay rugby teams from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand compete for the trophy each year. In Saturday’s grand final, the Brisbane Hustlers defeated the …

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Former prime minister Tony Abbott’s sister Christine Forster has accused the ‘No’ campaign of trying to confuse voters. Speaking at the Sydney launch of the #PostYourYes campaign yesterday, Ms Forster (pictured with her partner Virginia Edwards) said they were trying to muddy the waters with issues that are not related. “This is a simple question …

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Olympic athletes Emily Seebohm and Mitch Larkin have urged all Queenslanders to vote “yes” for marriage equality as soon as they receive their survey forms. Larkin, Seebohm and Brisbane gay couple Luke Nixon and Eddie Sahovic (all pictured, below) addressed an event in Queen Street Mall in Brisbane on Sunday to launch the nationwide #PostYourYES …

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Margaret Court has returned serve to a Perth tennis club that has voted to dump her as vice-patron. Cottesloe Tennis Club members recently voted against Court’s re-election, a move which the tennis legend slammed as being “politically motivated”. “I think it’s sad. You don’t have the freedom of speech today to really defend yourself,” she …

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A new English-subtitled trailer for the biopic of legendary gay artist Tom of Finland has been released. The film follows the life of the man behind the iconic gay artwork, Touko Laaksonen, who returned home to Finnish capital Helsinki after serving in World War II, only to find widespread persecution of homosexual men. Touko conducted …

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WATCH: Gogglebox’s Tom and Wayne Talk Marriage Equality Melbourne couple Tom and Wayne from reality TV show Gogglebox have spoken about why they want to get married in a new video by the Equality Campaign. “Equality is important to us because I think it’s about time. We’ve been together for seventeen years,” Tom says in …

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An ad from Australian Marriage Equality stole the show during Thursday night’s finale of Channel Ten reality show The Bachelor. The ad urged Australia’s to vote yes ‘for every Bachelor and Bachelorette’ and featured real wedding footage contributed by members of the LGBTI community set to a cover of Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over”. …

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