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A Sydney bride and groom were reportedly left fuming after a rally against same-sex marriage was held outside the cathedral where they wed on Saturday. A crowd of around 500 people gathered outside St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday afternoon, preparing to march through the CBD. The couple told the ABC they’d had “no idea” the …

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A conservative Anglican bishop from Western Australia is threatening to abandon the registration of marriages if the postal survey returns a “yes” vote and there “aren’t enough” religious protections. Bishop of North West Australia Gary Nelson said that if religious protections fell short, the diocese would have to withdraw from providing all marriage approvals. He …

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The word “no” appeared in the sky above Melbourne on Tuesday. A skywriter wrote the word a number of times above the Melbourne CBD about 12:30pm. A group opposing same-sex marriage claimed responsibility for the stunt and are reportedly the same activists who crowdfunded to pay for the words “Vote No” to be written in …

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An Anglican rector has blasted the decision of his church’s Sydney diocese to donate $1m to the postal survey “no” campaign in a passionate open letter. Archbishop Glenn Davies (pictured) announced the donation on Monday, telling the church that “removing gender from the marriage construct” would have “irreparable consequences” for society. “I believe that a …

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The Sydney Anglican diocese has made a $1 million donation to the “no” campaign in the same-sex marriage postal survey. On Monday, Archbishop Glenn Davies (pictured) announced the donation, made a month ago, in an address to the 51st synod of the diocese of Sydney. He told the church that “removing gender from the marriage …

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A marriage equality campaigner is considering legal action against leading “no” campaign vehicle Coalition For Marriage, alleging the group defamed her on their website. Canberra woman Jill Moran claims the use of her photo to illustrate a press release titled “Tonight a test for the extremists of the ‘yes’ campaign” falsely portrays her as a …

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Marriage equality campaigners have criticised a “divisive” new advertisement trying to cast marriage equality supporters as intolerant by citing abusive social media comments. The new ad displays screenshots of abuse on social media from people it alleges are marriage equality supporters who have called opponents “homophobic maggots”, “bigots” and expressed hope that “someone kicks your …

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