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The road to marriage equality in Australia has been a long, hard haul. And it hasn’t been made any easier by the fact that many gay men cheering loudly for the YES camp in the streets and on social media are ambivalent, at best, behind closed doors.
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. The overwhelming Yes vote in the postal survey on gay marriage shows that the polls were right, Australians are not the homophobic...
Malcolm Turnbull may not have wished to appear churlish last Thursday after the final vote on the same sex marriage bill, but he had no choice: that was his job.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s promise of same-sex marriage by Christmas will almost certainly be honoured. We will continue to argue for some time whether the long, expensive and emotionally charged process that’s delivered this change was worth it.
Right-wing amendments to same-sex marriage laws would provide special privileges for parents, civil celebrants and faith-based charities and undermine existing anti-discrimination laws, Greens Senator Richard Di Natale says.
For the hundreds of locals making a living from Byron’s wedding industry, the big ‘Yes’ result in the same-sex marriage survey wasn’t just about rights and recognition.
The draft bill to legalise same-sex marriage, released by Senator James Paterson yesterday, represents an ‘extraordinary and perilous’ winding back of Australia's anti-discrimination laws under the cover of marriage equality, according to the Law Council of Australia.
The long march of the marriage equality postal vote survey finally comes to an end this week, with the results to be announced on Wednesday, November 15. A rally will take place at the Quad outside the Lismore Regional Art Gallery on Wednesday morning.
Supporters of the marriage equality 'Yes' vote will be gathering in Lismore on November 15, hopefully to celebrate a resounding win.
Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods.
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