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One Million Moms (actually the lonely Monica Cole and her state of the art 1990’sFax Machine at noted hate group American Family Association, actually) is now… 141 more words


Australia: Attorney-General George Brandis Confirms Plebiscite

In an interview with Australian presenter, Fran Kelly  (Insiders 24th July) the Australian Attorney-General, George Brandis, confirms that the government wishes to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality, “as soon as is practicable”, and will be recommending a compulsory vote. 799 more words


Our Hillary

Linda shares her thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the sad–and vicious–state of the Republican Party.

At first I was angry about the sexism lobbed at Hillary.  725 more words

Gender Roles

Divorced from reality: the Coalition’s marital problems

“The Coalition will just have to take care of itself, because the political wedge has finally hit its target.”

AFTER the Coalition’s narrow win, the plebiscite on Marriage Equality should be getting ready to kick off, yet…

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LGBT Equality

Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

A sixth federal judge in recent months strikes down a state ban, finding such bans to violate the U.S. Constitution. As in other cases, the decision is on hold pending appeal. 26 more words


God is Poor Exemplar

Fellow pundit Mungo McCallum, the oracle from Billinudgel, has clearly debunked the Australian Christian Lobby’s use of God’s fine words to justify its virulent opposition to gay marriage. 177 more words


What is a plebiscite and do we need one?

A plebiscite is a national vote, initiated by the federal government, on a particular topic. Unlike with a referendum, the government does not have to act on the results of the plebiscite – that is, if the majority vote for one thing, the government can do the opposite. 215 more words

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