Articles tagged with: Politics

Feb17

Trump and the age of the ipinion

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017

Trump and the age of the ipinion

The shift to populist politics isn’t really about politics at all, says Richard Clarendon, it’s all down to a mutated species of opinion.

Aug31

Bernardi all smiles to change Racial Discrimination Act

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 31 August 2016 Written by // Glen Moret

Bernardi all smiles to change Racial Discrimination Act

Cory Bernardi has tabled a petition that asks for the terms “offend” and “insult” to be removed from Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

Jul24

Terri Butler appointed as Labor’s spokesperson for LGBTI affairs

POSTED ON // Sunday, 24 July 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Terri Butler appointed as Labor’s spokesperson for LGBTI affairs

The appointment of Terri Butler as Labor’s new spokesperson for LGBTI affairs is big step forward in ensuring LGBTI interests and issues are represented in parliament.

Jun03

PHOTOS: Check out this Danish politician’s ballsy campaign to be prime minister

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 03 June 2015

PHOTOS: Check out this Danish politician’s ballsy campaign to be prime minister

John Erik Wagner wants to be the next prime minister of Denmark and he has nothing to hide. Literally.

May27

Bill Shorten to introduce same-sex marriage bill

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 27 May 2015 Written by // Sabine Brix

Bill Shorten to introduce same-sex marriage bill

Labor leader Bill Shorten will introduce a bill before Parliament next week to legalise same sex marriage.

Apr13

WATCH: Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign launch video features gay couple

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 April 2015 Written by // Sabine Brix

WATCH: Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign launch video features gay couple

Hillary Clinton has announced her presidential candidacy for 2016 - her launch video focussing on the 'everyday' American' and including a gay couple.

Apr11

#EqualityCalling: Let's make this our biggest push for same-sex marriage

POSTED ON // Saturday, 11 April 2015 Written by // Rodney Croome

#EqualityCalling: Let's make this our biggest push for same-sex marriage

Now is an extremely opportune time to push for marriage equality. Rodney Croome explains how.

Apr10

The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom!

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 April 2015 Written by // Sabine Brix

The White House now has a gender-neutral bathroom!

The White House has unveiled a new gender-neutral bathroom in its West Wing as a symbol of solidarity for LGBTI staff and guests.

Mar23

Jenny vs Penny: Where the gay vote should go in Newtown

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 March 2015 Written by // Maeve Marsden, Steph Sands

Jenny vs Penny: Where the gay vote should go in Newtown

While there are seven candidates vying for the new state seat of Newtown, it is shaping up to be a contest between the Green’s Jenny Leong and Labor’s Penny Sharpe. Here, two queer Newtown residents outline where the gay vote should go.

Mar21

NSW State Election: Lukewarm about Luke, Meh about Baird

POSTED ON // Saturday, 21 March 2015 Written by // Sam Butler

NSW State Election: Lukewarm about Luke, Meh about Baird

With less than a week to go until the NSW state election, I feel pretty confident in saying I heard and knew more about what was happening in the Queensland equivalent a few weeks ago than I have about the election that's happening here.