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Australian Marriage Equality


A year on from the historic “yes” vote, campaign group Australian Marriage Equality has received one of the country’s top human rights awards. The Human Rights Awards honour the contributions of advocates in government, law, the media, business, and organisations. The Australian Marriage Equality group received the Community Organisation Award at a ceremony in Sydney …

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Australian Marriage Equality meets with same-sex marriage activists in Taiwan

Twelve months after Australia’s postal survey, “yes” campaign group Australian Marriage Equality has raised close to $10,000 to help Taiwan supporters win same-sex marriage in their own looming public vote. Last year, Taiwan’s top court ruled in favour of marriage equality – a historic first for Asia – and instructed authorities to enact laws legalising …

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By Rodney Croome When I left Australian Marriage Equality (AME) in August 2016 I said it was to more vigorously oppose a plebiscite. That was true but it wasn’t the whole truth. I also left because the Equality Campaign that grew up around AME was shrinking marriage equality to a tiny political target by avoiding …

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Sam Smith has donated a third of the expected profits from his upcoming Australian concert at the Sydney Opera House to Australia’s same-sex marriage “yes” campaign, before the tickets have even gone on sale. The Grammy-winning British singer will play a one-off show at Opera House’s Concert Hall in January next year, and he said …

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