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Tuesday 22 October 2013
News

daily feminist news 22.10.13

Ruby Grant
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In case you missed it: ACT becomes first Australian state/territory to pass same-sex marriage bill! Earlier today the ACT became a lot more hip and happening when it became the first Australian state/territory to pass a bill that, if it doesn’t get overturned by the high court, could legalise same sex marriage! Very impressed, Canberra,…
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Wednesday 4 September 2013
Culture Get Involved Sexuality World

showing support for the LGBTIQ community: ona manuka’s gay day

lip magazine
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With the Federal election looming, the topic that has been hot on everyone’s lips is gay marriage rights. Whether it’s Labor’s commitment to marriage equality, or the constant to-ing and fro-ing of Liberal candidates on the issue, it’s clear that gay rights and marriage equality are important to many Australians (and so they should be)….
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Monday 2 September 2013
News

in brief: supreme court justice presides at same-sex wedding

Eileen McInnes
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has reportedly become the first person of her title to officiate at a same-sex wedding. The New Civil Rights Movement reported the news after a photograph of Justice Ginsburg as officiate was released by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday. The wedding was between Michael Kaiser,…
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Wednesday 14 August 2013
Politics

in brief: tony abbott refers to gay marriage as ‘the fashion of the moment’

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Tony Abbott has continued into a third day of cringe-inducing foot-in-mouth, referring to same-sex marriage as ‘the fashion of the moment.’ In an interview with John Laws, Abbott spoke about his personal conviction that marriage is between a man and a woman. ‘I know where I stand on this. I respect the views of people…
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Tuesday 30 July 2013
Featured Opinion

the 5 step guide: my response to overheard homophobic comments

Grace McCarter
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I was sitting on a bus a few weeks ago, listening unabashedly to a conversation between two other passengers. They had just watched a Youtube video on one of their phones of gay marriage being passed in Parliament somewhere on the other side of the world. Judging by the young men’s uniforms, they were studying…
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Tuesday 21 May 2013
News Opinion Politics

K-Rudd changes his views on gay marriage

Holly Lazzari
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Well good ol’ K-Rudd is the latest politician to jump on the gay marriage bandwagon and give it his stamp of approval. Pity he’s a few years too late to action it as PM, but I could not be happier! In a post on his blog, he wrote in detail about how his opinion about…
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Wednesday 24 April 2013
News World

in brief: france legalises same-sex marriage

lip magazine
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Amid protests and threats, France politicians have voted to legalise same-sex marriage and adoptions by gay couples. The bill passed 331 to 225, making France the 14th country in the world to bring about marriage equality. Hours after the vote, fighting begun between protesters and police in Paris. Elsewhere, people celebrated. Politicians defied threats and…
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Friday 7 September 2012
Featured News

in brief: acl leader puts out the butt on gay marriage

lip magazine
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In a marriage equality debate at the University of Tasmania on Wednesday, head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Jim Wallace suggested that smoking is more conducive to health than a homosexual lifestyle. His comparison of cigarettes and homosexuality ensued once Wallace received a question from one of the students in regard to the relevance…
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Friday 31 August 2012
Featured News

‘moral obligations do not hold anymore’: marriage equality bill passes in tasmania

Shannon Clarke
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‘The ayes have it.’ With four simple words Tasmania made history yesterday as months of protesting and political back-and-forth came to a head in Tasmania’s Parliament House. After legislation was shelved this week on federal marriage reform, the Same Sex Marriage Bill passed easily in the House of Assembly by a vote of 13-11.  Shakespeare…
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Sunday 13 November 2011
Culture Featured

feminist news round-up 13.11.11

Erin Stewart
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This new column will summarise events that have happened in the last week relevant to women, feminism, and sexuality and link you to related articles. It will also offer a brief analysis on some stories. This column is still finding its feet, so please feel free to give us feedback, as well as any news…
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