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Slate
You Can Hate What Peter Thiel Did to Gawker. You Shouldn’t Hate How He Did It.you are doing (on a small scale) what Thiel did here. Impact litigation is buil
You Can Hate What Peter Thiel Did to Gawker. You Shouldn’t Hate How He Did It.
Slate / Posted 2 hours ago
you are doing (on a small scale) what Thiel did here. Impact litigation is built on third-party financing. The battle for marriage equality triumphed because millions of Americans were willing to help fund same-sex couples’ lawsuits against... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Top Cuomo aide quitshelped guide New York through many difficult negotiations, including our moment
Top Cuomo aide quits
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 hours ago
helped guide New York through many difficult negotiations, including our momentous victory last month for marriage equality," said Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, in a statement, "and I know I speak for my colleagues in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Can’t stand Hillary or Trump? Here’s 8 things to know about Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson who’s gaining steam across U.S.Johnson refers to himself as fiscally conservative but is socially liberal. He
Can’t stand Hillary or Trump? Here’s 8 things to know about Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson who’s gaining steam across U.S.
Salon.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Johnson refers to himself as fiscally conservative but is socially liberal. He supports marijuana legalization, marriage equality, and abortion rights. You Might Also Like 4. He ran as a Republican for president in 2012 but after... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Vermont becomes fifth state to ban conversion therapyIN THE NEWSROOM TONIGHT, WITH MORE ON THE STORY. REPORTER: COMPARED TO VERMONT'
Vermont becomes fifth state to ban conversion therapy
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 7 hours ago
IN THE NEWSROOM TONIGHT, WITH MORE ON THE STORY. REPORTER: COMPARED TO VERMONT'S EPIC BATTLES, TO PASS CIVIL UNIONS, THEN MARRIAGE EQUALITY, THIS SAILED RIGHT THROUGH. BUT ADVOCATES SAY IT'S SENDING A POWERFUL MESSAGE TO LGBT KIDS, THEY'RE NEITHER... Read more
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Weekly Times
CWA turns to pickles to support regional communitiesMallee, or even bushfire affected parts in Canada. At its state conference, th
CWA turns to pickles to support regional communities
Weekly Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Mallee, or even bushfire affected parts in Canada. At its state conference, the CWA also carried resolutions calling for marriage equality, for a halt to the sale of agricultural land to foreigners; for speed limits to be painted on the road;... Read more
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Raw Story
Utah dad beaten up by man for taking his 5-old daughter into Walmart men’s roomeventually overturned the law as unconstitutional and helped pave the way for a
Utah dad beaten up by man for taking his 5-old daughter into Walmart men’s room
Raw Story / Posted 10 hours ago
eventually overturned the law as unconstitutional and helped pave the way for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized marriage equality nationwide. “We used to laugh about thanking the people who gave us Amendment 3,” said Marina Gomberg,... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of Homophobia in Oklahoma, a.k.a. Oklahomophobiacomes sweeping down the plain — and so do the homophobia and transphobia. The s
A Brief History of Homophobia in Oklahoma, a.k.a. Oklahomophobia
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
comes sweeping down the plain — and so do the homophobia and transphobia. The state has tried to evade hate-crimes law and marriage equality, has a legislator who thinks LGBT people are worse than terrorists, and gave birth to the mother of all... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT government move to strike out homosexual convictions and discriminationwith an unwarranted shame and stigma could exist many years after the convictio
ACT government move to strike out homosexual convictions and discrimination
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
with an unwarranted shame and stigma could exist many years after the conviction. The deputy director of Australian Marriage Equality, Ivan Hinton-Teoh, whose group continues to campaign for same-sex marriage, said the move was much more... Read more
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Faster Louder
Tegan & Sara on love, death, separation and media bullshitgrateful that our label for the most part seems to understand our vision, and t
Tegan & Sara on love, death, separation and media bullshit
Faster Louder / Posted 16 hours ago
grateful that our label for the most part seems to understand our vision, and they are very much behind us. You mentioned marriage equality before. It still hasn’t passed here in Australia. Your music has been so impactful for the LGBT community –... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Battle of the Bathroom Bigotsallies and advocates to prepare for a fight outside the bathroom doors. "It's
Battle of the Bathroom Bigots
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
allies and advocates to prepare for a fight outside the bathroom doors. "It's an amazing shift to see that we now have marriage equality as the law of the land, but on the other hand, see all this hateful backlash from social conservatives,"... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Two women atop the ballotpolitician who will work to move the country forward in a positive direction fo
Two women atop the ballot
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 18 hours ago
politician who will work to move the country forward in a positive direction for all, address income inequality, defend marriage equality, and, as she said during her recent rally in Oakland, "end discrimination against the LGBT... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tom in the hunt for Whitlamour manufacturing capacity and port facilities. Strengthening the education sy
Tom in the hunt for Whitlam
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
our manufacturing capacity and port facilities. Strengthening the education system was also a priority. Mr Hunt is ‘’proud’’ of the Greens track record on ethical politics, the environment, marriage equality, housing affordability and social justi... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Louisiana joins lawsuit against Obama administration over transgender bathroomsyears ago, we would've never thought we'd have same-sex marriage here in Louisi
Louisiana joins lawsuit against Obama administration over transgender bathrooms
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 hours ago
years ago, we would've never thought we'd have same-sex marriage here in Louisiana, and here we are in 2016 and we have marriage equality, and now the next forefront is transgender equality,” Delaney said. Earlier this month, President Obama... Read more
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Columbus Alive
Summer Music Festival Guide$10 donation PERFORMERS: Cherry Chrome, Jordan Alexander, Rayvon, Samwell, Moj
Summer Music Festival Guide
Columbus Alive / Posted 20 hours ago
$10 donation PERFORMERS: Cherry Chrome, Jordan Alexander, Rayvon, Samwell, Mojoflo, Liberty Deep Down SUMMARY: Marriage equality is now the law of the land, but recent developments, like the March passage of North Carolina’s hotly... Read more
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Salon.com
Lonely Island goes pop: The trio weighs in on weed, Macklemore and why Andy Samberg says “we were woke baes early”you? [sotto voce] Leave a hundred on the table. Were you intentionally making
Lonely Island goes pop: The trio weighs in on weed, Macklemore and why Andy Samberg says “we were woke baes early”
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
you? [sotto voce] Leave a hundred on the table. Were you intentionally making fun of Macklemore with Conner’s song about marriage equality? Samberg: That was inspired by his song, but obviously his is a lot more thoughtful than ours. That song... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How to fix the boy crisis: What does it mean to be a man today?might want to go back to the past, Generation Y wants to move forward and have
How to fix the boy crisis: What does it mean to be a man today?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
might want to go back to the past, Generation Y wants to move forward and have even more equality. We have gone from the marriage equality debate to the gendered bathroom discussion in rapid succession, and boys and girls today firmly believe... Read more
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Perth Now
The world’s growing ‘boy crisis’might want to go back to the past, Generation Y wants to move forward and have
The world’s growing ‘boy crisis’
Perth Now / Posted 23 hours ago
might want to go back to the past, Generation Y wants to move forward and have even more equality. We have gone from the marriage equality debate to the gendered bathroom discussion in rapid succession, and boys and girls today firmly believe... Read more
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Variety
Variety Nominated for 27 Los Angeles Press Club Awardsfor 27 Southern California Journalism Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press
Variety Nominated for 27 Los Angeles Press Club Awards
Variety / Posted yesterday
for 27 Southern California Journalism Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press Club, including one for Variety’s special Marriage Equality issue, one for senior film writer James Rainey for Entertainment Journalist of the Year, and 12 for... Read more
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CTV News
Star of documentary at Inside Out Toronto film fest 'so excited' about transgender billafter state," says Ophelian, who is also a forensic psychologist. "I just see
Star of documentary at Inside Out Toronto film fest 'so excited' about transgender bill
CTV News / Posted yesterday
after state," says Ophelian, who is also a forensic psychologist. "I just see those bills as being a direct backlash to marriage equality being guaranteed, so then the right wing has to go after something else." When it comes to the trans... Read more
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New Now Next
Dave Matthews Band Not Canceling North Carolina Showequality in response to House Bill 2.” Matthews, 49, has long been supportive
Dave Matthews Band Not Canceling North Carolina Show
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
equality in response to House Bill 2.” Matthews, 49, has long been supportive of LGBT equality, speaking out in favor of marriage equality in 2012. HB2 sets a statewide class of nondiscrimination that does not include sexual orientation or... Read more
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New Now Next
Desmond Tutu's Daughter Forced To Leave Clergy After Marrying A Womansame-sex marriage in 2006, the Anglican Church of which Tutu-van Furth is a mem
Desmond Tutu's Daughter Forced To Leave Clergy After Marrying A Woman
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
same-sex marriage in 2006, the Anglican Church of which Tutu-van Furth is a member is still deeply divided on the issue of marriage equality and is only now beginning discussions about the inclusion of LGBT bishops in the Church. Thos... Read more
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The Advocate
Show Us Your #TransHandsby the mainstream media who seem out of touch with our own diverse experience.
Show Us Your #TransHands
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
by the mainstream media who seem out of touch with our own diverse experience. Much has been written about how the marriage equality movement won over hearts and minds by focusing on love rather than sexuality, orientation, or even the... Read more
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The Advocate
A Path Forward for LGBT United MethodistsThere was no headline proclaiming, “Methodist Church OKs Marriage Equality” or
A Path Forward for LGBT United Methodists
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
There was no headline proclaiming, “Methodist Church OKs Marriage Equality” or “Methodists Finally Embrace LGBTQ People.” Your newsfeed wasn’t lighting up with “Methodists Go Gay!” or, frankly, anything that looked like victory for LGBTQ people in... Read more
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The Advocate
More Assaults on Mental Health Services for Trans PeopleOn the very day that the Supreme Court issued the Obergefell decision making ma
More Assaults on Mental Health Services for Trans People
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
On the very day that the Supreme Court issued the Obergefell decision making marriage equality the constitutional law of the land, I spent part of my day in a doctor’s office just across the river in Arlington, Va. As my colleagues celebrated the... Read more
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Salon.com
Major-league homophobia: San Diego Padres’ “national embarrassment” highlights a persistent problem in pro sportsgay community a mixed message when it comes to inclusion. As The Atlantic point
Major-league homophobia: San Diego Padres’ “national embarrassment” highlights a persistent problem in pro sports
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
gay community a mixed message when it comes to inclusion. As The Atlantic pointed out, the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling on marriage equality was a brand holiday on Twitter—with businesses across the country proving their LGBT-friendliness by... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Dave Matthews Band: Despite HB2, Friday’s show must go on49, has been a longtime supporter of gay rights and in 2009 was one of 100 cele
Dave Matthews Band: Despite HB2, Friday’s show must go on
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
49, has been a longtime supporter of gay rights and in 2009 was one of 100 celebrities who participated in a marriage equality advocacy project. When asked in a 2012 interview with pop music critic Gene Stout about gay marriage,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dáil candidate Ken Curtin meets bishop over Mass readingsstood as a candidate in the Cork East constituency, but failed to be elected.
Dáil candidate Ken Curtin meets bishop over Mass readings
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
stood as a candidate in the Cork East constituency, but failed to be elected. He also campaigned for a yes vote in the marriage equality referendum. © Irish Examiner Ltd. All rights reserved You might also like More From The Irish... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rainbow flags to fly at Mildura councilthey can, at that local, grass-roots level of leadership, stand with the LGBTIQ
Rainbow flags to fly at Mildura council
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
they can, at that local, grass-roots level of leadership, stand with the LGBTIQ community through endorsing things like marriage equality." Mr Price said he hoped marriage equality was a federal election issue because he believed that a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Andrews to apologise to Victoria's gay community for historic convictionsthem, which should not have happened to begin with," said Michael Pierrehumbert
Andrews to apologise to Victoria's gay community for historic convictions
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
them, which should not have happened to begin with," said Michael Pierrehumbert from the Victoria University group. Marriage equality is a big issue for these students. "Some people say it's just a piece of paper but it gives you legal... Read more
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Salon.com
It’s bigger than Kim Davis: What makes “sincerely held religious beliefs” so special?is in a bind: What can she do but shrug and point sorrowfully to a piece of scr
It’s bigger than Kim Davis: What makes “sincerely held religious beliefs” so special?
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
is in a bind: What can she do but shrug and point sorrowfully to a piece of scripture she is helpless to contravene? The marriage equality law is the rock; Leviticus 18:22 is the hard place. Except . . . for most religious people, scripture is... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
10-1, Take Twowas roundly criticized for equating gay marriage with pedophilia in a Facebook
10-1, Take Two
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
was roundly criticized for equating gay marriage with pedophilia in a Facebook rant last year ("Zimmerman Not Celebrat­ing Marriage Equality," July, 3, 2015). In addition to lawsuits and controversial nominations, Zimmerman has also shown a... Read more
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News.com.au
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting st
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting strong action on climate change, supporting marriage equality and supporting the republic. “It isn’t so much that Malcolm Turnbull is in conflict with Tony Abbott, it’s... Read more
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Perth Now
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting st
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting strong action on climate change, supporting marriage equality and supporting the republic. “It isn’t so much that Malcolm Turnbull is in conflict with Tony Abbott, it’s... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting st
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting strong action on climate change, supporting marriage equality and supporting the republic. “It isn’t so much that Malcolm Turnbull is in conflict with Tony Abbott, it’s... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting st
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting strong action on climate change, supporting marriage equality and supporting the republic. “It isn’t so much that Malcolm Turnbull is in conflict with Tony Abbott, it’s... Read more
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Herald Sun
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting st
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting strong action on climate change, supporting marriage equality and supporting the republic. “It isn’t so much that Malcolm Turnbull is in conflict with Tony Abbott, it’s... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting st
Mass mourning of ‘old Malcolm’
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
hear Tony Abbott.” He said Mr Turnbull had decades on the record of wanting strong action on climate change, supporting marriage equality and supporting the republic. “It isn’t so much that Malcolm Turnbull is in conflict with Tony Abbott, it’s... Read more
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The North West Star
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate a
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate already incredulous over her stance against marriage equality - transparently a ploy to neutralise the Christian right within and beyond her party. Gay marriage may not... Read more
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The Border Mail
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate a
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate already incredulous over her stance against marriage equality - transparently a ploy to neutralise the Christian right within and beyond her party. Gay marriage may not... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate a
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate already incredulous over her stance against marriage equality - transparently a ploy to neutralise the Christian right within and beyond her party. Gay marriage may not... Read more
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The Courier
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate a
Could the 'real' Malcolm Turnbull do better?
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
to a few others. Gillard's campaign fakery resonated badly with an electorate already incredulous over her stance against marriage equality - transparently a ploy to neutralise the Christian right within and beyond her party. Gay marriage may not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Could Neil Armfield's Holding the Man be Australia's Brokeback Mountain?there before anyone knew it was there." Armfield points to two scenes that are
Could Neil Armfield's Holding the Man be Australia's Brokeback Mountain?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
there before anyone knew it was there." Armfield points to two scenes that are especially timely given the debate about marriage equality. "At their first moment of rebellion, Tim is talking to John through the flyscreen after they'd been sprung... Read more
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New York Post
Democrats are freaking out over a possible President Trumpnarrow set of answers, including: “Dismantling the Affordable Care Act, restric
Democrats are freaking out over a possible President Trump
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
narrow set of answers, including: “Dismantling the Affordable Care Act, restricting women’s reproductive rights, reversing marriage equality and other LGBT civil rights [or] opposing a minimum wage increase.” The “Contribution” section of the... Read more
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New Now Next
Methodist Church Decides Not To Decide About LGBT Ministersbinding its decision would be. The Church could simply be hoping to wait out t
Methodist Church Decides Not To Decide About LGBT Ministers
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
binding its decision would be. The Church could simply be hoping to wait out the clock until opposition to LGBT clergy and marriage equality is weaker—or perhaps its looking to find a bureaucratic way to separate pro- and anti-LGBT factions without... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Christianity Must Exorcise Itself of Homophobia – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsto oppose equal marriage rights. In the lead up to the 2013 federal election,
Christianity Must Exorcise Itself of Homophobia – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
to oppose equal marriage rights. In the lead up to the 2013 federal election, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd vowed to introduce marriage equality if re-elected while his conservative opponent Tony Abbott said he opposed the move. Although Abbott won the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Amnesty: 68% of Northern Ireland public back gay marriage introductionIreland director Patrick Corrigan said: "The 68% of people in Northern Ireland
Amnesty: 68% of Northern Ireland public back gay marriage introduction
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Ireland director Patrick Corrigan said: "The 68% of people in Northern Ireland who have told opinion polls they back marriage equality here dwarfs even the 62% of people who voted Yes in last year's referendum in the Republic. "People are... Read more
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Irish Central
A Day in May where the Irish people changed everythingIrish journalist Charlie Bird's collection of the personal stories of 50 of the
A Day in May where the Irish people changed everything
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
Irish journalist Charlie Bird's collection of the personal stories of 50 of the LGBT Irish people he met on the Irish marriage equality campaign trail, the author has created an instant classic, a snapshot of Ireland on the cusp of momentous... Read more
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Junkee
The Adorable Vic Country Women's Association Has Declared Its Support For Marriage Equalitytime out of their busy schedules of baking delicious scones and perfectly fluff
The Adorable Vic Country Women's Association Has Declared Its Support For Marriage Equality
Junkee / Posted 3 days ago
time out of their busy schedules of baking delicious scones and perfectly fluffy sponges, to throw their support behind marriage equality in Australia. At a state conference on the weekend, which was attended by 600 members, the CWA put forward... Read more
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SameSame
Kirby: "We must speak out strongly against the plebiscite"Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG has harshly criticised the government’s plan to give e
Kirby: "We must speak out strongly against the plebiscite"
SameSame / Posted 3 days ago
Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG has harshly criticised the government’s plan to give every Australian a vote on whether to allow marriage equality. “Not since 1916 has the government held a Plebiscite on a policy issue,” he pointed out in his speech for... Read more
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Junkee
Adorable Women From The Country Women's Association Declare Support For Marriage Equalitytime out of their busy schedules of baking delicious scones and perfectly fluff
Adorable Women From The Country Women's Association Declare Support For Marriage Equality
Junkee / Posted 3 days ago
time out of their busy schedules of baking delicious scones and perfectly fluffy sponges, to throw their support behind marriage equality in Australia. At a state conference on the weekend, which was attended by 600 members, the CWA put forward... Read more
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