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4 More Arguments Against an ALP Binding Vote on Marriage Equality... And Why They're Wrong, Too

Last week I wrote about, and responded to, four of the most common arguments that will be used by opponents of a binding vote on marriage equality between now and the ALP National Conference in July (see: … 2,155 more words

LGBTI

Two Personal Sides to the Gay Marriage/ Parenting Debate: Both Should Be Heard

are on all sides of the debate about gay marriage/ adoption/ IVF/ surrogacy. Recently I’ve heard and read about 2 very personal sides to the debate. 261 more words

Australian homosexual MP Penny Wong refers to new IVF baby as "her child'

The Sydney Morning Herald reports breathlessly that South Australian Senator Penny Wong has welcomed her second child. The Labor senator shared the news with her 114,000 followers on Twitter this morning. 180 more words

Culture

Thank you Tanya Plibersek and Penny Wong for Supporting a Binding Vote on Marriage Equality

In the lead-up to ALP’s National Conference in July, if the #ItsTimeToBind campaign is to be successful, it will be important for senior figures within the party to come on board and express their personal support for a binding vote in favour of marriage equality. 678 more words

LGBTI

Senate Votes To Shake Head And 'Tut Tut' Senator Brandis

A motion to express the Senate’s displeasure with the Attorney-General George Brandis’s treatment of Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs using head movements has passed the Senate 35-32. 317 more words

The UnAustralian

Trigger point....

The public stoush over the head of the Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, has reached a new low with the Senate vote to censure the Attorney General… 598 more words

Politics