These 200 LGBTIQ Leaders Say No To The Marriage Plebiscite


An advertisement depicting a couple of girls with their boyfriends watching a movie and snacking on Maltesers. What could possibly be wrong with that? Well, nothing, as it transpires with the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) dismissing complaints that it perpetuated the idea that being gay or male closeness is something to be ridiculed and laughed …

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Former prime minister Julia Gillard has labelled a new Australian Marriage Forum (AMF) advertisement which links her apology for forced adoptions to same-sex parenting as offensive. The ad, aired on the Nine Network, begins with footage of Ms Gillard’s 2013 apology to victims of forced adoptions and then warns that marriage equality would produce a …

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In this long-running Off-Broadway hit, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of Theatres greatest stars and songwriters. Written by Gerard Alessandrini, “Forbidden Broadway” is a cabaret revue, sharply parodying show tunes, characters, and plots of current and contemporary musicals.Some of these spoofs include …

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The Olympic Games are heading to Tokyo in 2020 and officials are keen to avoid the anti-gay controversy that overshadowed the 2014 Sochi games. To ensure that things run smoothly, Japanese politicians have formed a multi-party group to look at LGBT rights both in Japan and internationally. While Japan remains a socially conservative party, LGBT …

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Archbishop of Brisbane Phillip Aspinall has joined the crusade to have Queensland’s “gay panic” murder defence abolished. Speaking after his Easter Sunday mass, Dr Aspinall (pictured) said he supported Catholic priest Father Paul Kelly in his calls for the Homosexual Advance Defence to be removed from Queensland common law. The defence means a murder charge …

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South Sydney and Kiwis hooker Issac Luke is under investigation by the NRL integrity unit after posting a homophobic slur on Instagram. Luke, responding to taunts from Bulldogs fans, wrote: “Get off my page you lil poofters.” A last-minute penalty gave the Rabbitohs an 18-17 win in Friday night’s controversial game. Bulldogs fans hurled bottles …

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Same sex marriage in Ireland will be decided on by referendum on May 22 and with fears that older generations may not be as welcoming of marriage equality as younger generations, a ring your granny campaign has been launched. The idea was spearheaded by a group of students who filmed themselves calling their grandparents asking …

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence has been forced to overhaul the state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act which sparked outcry with claims that it discriminated against the LBGT community. Now for the first time in Indiana’s history, it has enacted protections based on sexual orientation. The revised legislation — which will take effect July 1 — …

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I’ve been seeing lots of cases of syphilis in recent weeks. This nasty bug has been causing strife amongst gay men for quite a while. Plenty of famous people throughout the ages have suffered from it, including Oscar Wilde and Henry VIII. It’s transmitted through sex or even just very close physical contact, so it’s …

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A new market of portable, wireless speakers has recently emerged, with all major manufacturers producing options within the category. There is however, a product that stands head and shoulders above the rest. The Bose SoundLink Mini is certainly one of the smallest wireless speakers available – but do not be put off by its size. …

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