Over 60% of Australian voters have said yes to same sex marriage and PM Malcolm Turnbull reckons that same sex partners will be able to wed by Christmas. After a long and hard fought campaign Australia voted to join its new world cousins New Zealand and Canada by voting in favour of same sex couples […]
Kevin Rudd – if we believed every word of the Bible, we might as well have‘fought for the confederacy in the US civil war.’ Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd gives ‘answer of the century’ on gay marriage. As the run up to the election heats up, the Christian leader of the Labour party tells a pastor exactly why he believes in equality.
The American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section has passed a resolution to protect victims of so called gay and transgender ‘panic’ legal defenses and will take the resolution to the association’s annual meeting in August. The passing of the resolution by the Criminal Justice Section, which supports members of the LGBT community by no longer […]
The Australian House of Representatives voted 92 to 48 against same sex marriage yesterday. Both the prime minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott, plus former prime minister Kevin Rudd, voted against the bill. Labour member Stephen Jones urged campaigners to, “Maintain your rage”. Some individual Australian states, including the formerly notoriously homophobic Tasmania, are yet to vote on same-sex […]
Kath and Kim star Magda Szubanski has come out as a lesbian and posed the question “How come serial killers can get married but we can’t?” to her government. British-born Szubanski, 50, who plays Sharon Strzelecki, stool pigeon to the two main characters, came out on Australian TV on Valentine’s Day 2012 and used the opportunity to […]
Four-time grand slam doubles champion Rennae Stubbs says she fully backs activists showing their support for gay rights at the Australian Open starting next week. Stubbs, who has been open about her homosexuality for six years, said it was only fair that people had the same voice as former Australian great Margaret Court who prompted […]