World

Jul02

Lib Senator Eric Abetz says gay marriage opens 'Pandora’s Box'

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Lib Senator Eric Abetz says gay marriage opens 'Pandora’s Box'

Senior Liberal minister Eric Abetz warns redefining the marriage act will open up a 'Pandora’s Box' of issues where polygamy could become legal.

Jul02

US: Episcopalian church to vote on allowing gay weddings

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Episcopalian church to vote on allowing gay weddings

Bishops from the Episcopalian Church are set to vote on whether the Church will allow religious weddings for gay couples following the Supreme Court's decision legalising same-sex marriage.

Jul01

Could Relentlessly Gay note be a hoax?

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Could Relentlessly Gay note be a hoax?

Snopes and the Baltimore Sun have cast doubts on the authenticity of a note received by Baltimore resident, Julie Baker, which accused her of decorating her yard in a ‘relentless gay’ fashion.

Jul01

Russian lawmaker wants Facebook banned for rainbow profile pics

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Russian lawmaker wants Facebook banned for rainbow profile pics

Vitaly Milonov, one of the Russian lawmakers behind the country’s notorious anti gay propaganda bill is calling for Facebook to be shutdown after the social media giant provided users with a rainbow filter to show their support for gay pride.

Jul01

26 million Facebook users show their rainbow pride

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

26 million Facebook users show their rainbow pride

More than 26 million people have changed their profile pictures using Facebook's rainbow filter to show their support for the LGBTQ community since the tool launched on Friday.

Jun30

ISIS throw four gay men from roof top

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 30 June 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

ISIS throw four gay men from roof top

While much of the world celebrated gay pride, ISIS ‘celebrated’ by throwing four gay men to their death from a roof top.

Jun29

Rubber bullets and water canons put an end to gay pride in Istanbul

POSTED ON // Monday, 29 June 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Rubber bullets and water canons put an end to gay pride in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Gay Pride celebrations ended in violence on Sunday when local police broke up the celebrations with a volley of rubber bullets and water canons.

Jun29

Human Rights Group launches #LoveCantWait campaign

POSTED ON // Monday, 29 June 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Human Rights Group launches #LoveCantWait campaign

US advocacy group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), has set its sights on Australia with plans afoot to launch a new campaign hashtag #LoveCantWait. to focus global attention on same-sex marriage rights in Australia.

Jun27

US Supreme Court delivers marriage equality nationwide

POSTED ON // Saturday, 27 June 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US Supreme Court delivers marriage equality nationwide

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of marriage equality saying it is a legal right for all citizens across the US.

Jun24

US pastor promises to burn if SCOTUS grants marriage equality

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 24 June 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US pastor promises to burn if SCOTUS grants marriage equality

Former conservative Christian pastor Rick Scarborough doesn’t want to burn the gays – he wants to set fire to himself, should the US Supreme court grant marriage equality.