Articles tagged with: gay-marriage

Mar14

Marriage equality campaign pushes on

POSTED ON // Thursday, 14 March 2013 Written by // Ron Hughes

Marriage equality campaign pushes on

Marriage equality advocates are renewing their efforts to have same-sex marriage legalised in Australia in light of reform being likely to pass in New Zealand.

Jun18

Marriage inquiry tabled in Parliament

POSTED ON // Monday, 18 June 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Marriage inquiry tabled in Parliament

The House of Representatives report into same-sex marriage has been tabled in Parliament this morning presenting the recommended changes to the current bills that are seeking marriage equality.

May24

Marvel gay couple to wed

POSTED ON // Thursday, 24 May 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Marvel gay couple to wed

For the first time a Marvel Comics superhero will marry their long-time partner in the comic series Astonishing X-Men.

May07

Rallying for IDAHO

POSTED ON // Monday, 07 May 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Rallying for IDAHO

ADELAIDE: Equal Love is marking the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) with rallies around the country to again call for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.

May06

Greens again urge Abbott to follow Kennett’s lead

POSTED ON // Sunday, 06 May 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Greens again urge Abbott to follow Kennett’s lead

The Greens are calling on Tony Abbott to follow the lead of Beyond Blue chair Jeff Kennett who has shifted his position to now support same-sex marriage.

Apr27

Marriage protest met by ‘volunteer’ security

POSTED ON // Friday, 27 April 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Marriage protest met by ‘volunteer’ security

Close to 100 people turned out on Tuesday evening to protest against the Australian Family Association’s (AFA) anti-gay marriage rally at the church of former tennis superstar Margaret Court.

Apr19

Washington parishes reject call to oppose gay marriage

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 April 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Washington parishes reject call to oppose gay marriage

At least six Catholic parishes in the Seattle area have ignored the call from the Archbishop of Seattle to gather signatures to repeal Washington State’s new marriage equality laws.

Apr19

Archbishop questions church’s stance on marriage

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 April 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Archbishop questions church’s stance on marriage

The Archbishop of Wales has suggested his church should acknowledge legal same-sex marriages to prevent the church from receiving further negativity toward their public image.

Apr18

Ice cream truck of love hits the road

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 18 April 2012 Written by // Ron Hughes

Ice cream truck of love hits the road

A novel way of spreading the word for marriage equality is hitting the eastern seaboard from Sydney to Brisbane.

Apr10

Abbott places integrity over sister’s chance to marry

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 10 April 2012 Written by // Alex Dunkin

Abbott places integrity over sister’s chance to marry

Over the weekend Christine Forster, the sister of Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, came out as being in a same-sex relationship but the public revelation has done little to change Abbott’s stance on marriage equality.