Mardi Gras

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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Audit outlines possible criminal charges against former LSP commandermore as abuses rather than blatant disregard, more of abuses," Purpera said. M
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 hours ago
more as abuses rather than blatant disregard, more of abuses," Purpera said. MORE: Audit: Edmonson let taxpayers pay for Mardi Gras hotel rooms for friends, family Auditors say Edmonson improperly moved his family to a home on the state police... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
After scathing audit, legal expert says former State Police superintendent could have legal exposurewith the Louisiana State Police to cover the costs of their hotel rooms as they
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 hours ago
with the Louisiana State Police to cover the costs of their hotel rooms as they assist with public safety efforts during Mardi Gras. The NOPD works with local hotels to obtain the rooms and make payments, but the State Police is responsible for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Roadblock devices aimed at preventing Bourbon St. terrorismstreet of restaurants and bars are open to pedestrians only. They also will be
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 hours ago
street of restaurants and bars are open to pedestrians only. They also will be used to block the street during events like Mardi Gras, which draws large crowds. The installation is part of a $40 million safety plan. Copyright 2017 The Associated... Read more
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Boston Globe
New Orleans, hold the bourbonfamed Bourbon Street to witness this brand of licentiousness. Unless you’re in
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
famed Bourbon Street to witness this brand of licentiousness. Unless you’re in New Orleans for an epic hen party, or Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street is a place that is best sipped rather than gulped. Give yourself a night, and move on to other... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
After scathing audit, legal expert says former State Police superintendent could have legal exposurewith the Louisiana State Police to cover the costs of their hotel rooms as they
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 hours ago
with the Louisiana State Police to cover the costs of their hotel rooms as they assist with public safety efforts during Mardi Gras. The NOPD works with local hotels to obtain the rooms and make payments, but the State Police is responsible for... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
State lawmakers disturbed by legislative audit report into Mike Edmonsonpolice personnel to run errands for Edmonson's family, rooms purchased by the C
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 22 hours ago
police personnel to run errands for Edmonson's family, rooms purchased by the City of New Orleans for state troopers during Mardi Gras being used by Edmonson's relatives and friends, and receiving free meals and improper travel... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
La. Legislative Auditor releases report on former LSP superintendent Mike Edmonsontroopers to shuttle his family members to casinos to giving his family and frie
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 22 hours ago
troopers to shuttle his family members to casinos to giving his family and friends hotel rooms meant for troopers during Mardi Gras to having inmates walk the family dog. Among the key accusations outlined in the report: Edmonson and his family... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Legislators upset by State Police issuesEdmonson living on the State Police compound without proper authorization, and
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
Edmonson living on the State Police compound without proper authorization, and the improper use of hotel rooms during Mardi Gras by Edmonson. According to investigators, Edmonson and some of his inner circle were afforded perks and privileges... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Mardi Gras Southeast Texas announces headline actCounty singer-songwriter Roger Creager will make another stop in Southeast Texa
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted yesterday
County singer-songwriter Roger Creager will make another stop in Southeast Texas when he performs at Mardi Gras on Feb. 9. Creager is known for his high-energy shows and charisma on stage. Other acts performing at Mardi Gras include Honky Tonk... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
State Police Chief Edmonson wants investigation into how media got LSP auditin the LSP cafeteria and taxpayer-funded hotel rooms doled out to friends and f
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
in the LSP cafeteria and taxpayer-funded hotel rooms doled out to friends and family that were meant to house troopers at Mardi Gras. Edmonson submitted a short response wrought with anger that a draft report had been leaked to the media before... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
La. State Police leader tweaks policies after scathing audithis family to a state-owned home. Auditors say Edmonson used New Orleans hotel
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
his family to a state-owned home. Auditors say Edmonson used New Orleans hotel rooms planned for troopers assisting with Mardi Gras safety to instead house family and friends. Edmonson says he will respond by Jan. 15 and hopes Louisiana... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Audit: Retired La. state police leader may have broken lawwhile also receiving a dry cleaning allowance. Edmonson used New Orleans hotel
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
while also receiving a dry cleaning allowance. Edmonson used New Orleans hotel rooms planned for troopers assisting with Mardi Gras law enforcement duties to instead house family and friends free of charge. The hotel rooms were paid by the City... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Draft audit: Mike Edmonson let N.O. taxpayers pay for Mardi Gras hotel rooms for friends, familyformer commander of the state’s top law enforcement agency shared the wealth, e
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
former commander of the state’s top law enforcement agency shared the wealth, especially when it came to hotel rooms during Mardi Gras. The draft audit was obtained by our partners at the New Orleans Advocate. Law enforcement officers are as... Read more
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FOX News
New Orleans Saints fan vows team will 'pay' in lawsuit over national anthem protestsalleged protests. The New Orleans Advocate reported two Saints players saw the
FOX News / Posted yesterday
alleged protests. The New Orleans Advocate reported two Saints players saw their invitations to be grand marshals of a Mardi Gras parade rescinded due to the protests because organizers were “not interested in having any controversial figures... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
‘Eat s**t’: Nasty side to victorysupporter of same-sex marriage. In fact in 2016 he became the first sitting pri
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
supporter of same-sex marriage. In fact in 2016 he became the first sitting prime minister to attend the Sydney Mardi Gras, a milestone that was applauded at the time but has been conveniently forgotten since. Whatever other faults he... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Eat s**t’: Nasty side to victorysupporter of same-sex marriage. In fact in 2016 he became the first sitting pri
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
supporter of same-sex marriage. In fact in 2016 he became the first sitting prime minister to attend the Sydney Mardi Gras, a milestone that was applauded at the time but has been conveniently forgotten since. Whatever other faults he... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Draft audit: Mike Edmonson let N.O. taxpayers pay for Mardi Gras hotel rooms for friends, familyformer commander of the state’s top law enforcement agency shared the wealth, e
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
former commander of the state’s top law enforcement agency shared the wealth, especially when it came to hotel rooms during Mardi Gras. The draft audit was obtained by our partners at the New Orleans Advocate. Law enforcement officers are as... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
RTA officials hold meeting on Algiers Ferry Terminal and Pedestrian Walkwaymillion," Justin Augsutin, Vice President with the RTA said. Augustine says th
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
million," Justin Augsutin, Vice President with the RTA said. Augustine says the ferry terminal will begin sometime around Mardi Gras. Officials say Tuesday night's public input will be the first of several. "This is your opportunity on record, to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
5 epic New Year's Eve destinations that aren't New Yorkcan enjoy them with the kids and then go out for a night cap after tucking them
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
can enjoy them with the kids and then go out for a night cap after tucking them in. New Orleans, Louisiana It may not be Mardi Gras, but New Orleans promises to be lively as ever on New Year's Eve. Not to be outdone by the Big Apple, the city... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Regulators hurrying to decide Plant Vogtle’s fateWise silenced an opponent, forbidding him from delivering public comment. And A
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
Wise silenced an opponent, forbidding him from delivering public comment. And Atlanta Tea Party founder Debbie Dooley wore Mardi Gras beads as a statement. But there was just one musical interlude. That was from Atlanta-based Aviva Vuvuzela, the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Couple engaged at 'Yes' announcement to wed on Mardi Gras floatto marry him in a proposal that went on to make headlines. Now, the couple hav
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
to marry him in a proposal that went on to make headlines. Now, the couple have announced they will be tying the knot at Mardi Gras next year. Stuart Henshall and James Brechney at their home in Chippendale. Photo: Ryan Stuart Mr Brechney took... Read more
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The Age
Couple engaged at 'Yes' announcement to wed on Mardi Gras floatto marry him in a proposal that went on to make headlines. Now, the couple hav
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
to marry him in a proposal that went on to make headlines. Now, the couple have announced they will be tying the knot at Mardi Gras next year. Stuart Henshall and James Brechney at their home in Chippendale. Photo: Ryan Stuart Mr Brechney took... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Couple engaged at 'Yes' announcement to wed on Mardi Gras floatto marry him in a proposal that went on to make headlines. Now, the couple hav
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to marry him in a proposal that went on to make headlines. Now, the couple have announced they will be tying the knot at Mardi Gras next year. Stuart Henshall and James Brechney at their home in Chippendale. Photo: Ryan Stuart Mr Brechney took... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Regulators hurry to decide Plant Vogtle’s fateWise silenced an opponent, forbidding him from delivering public comment. And A
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
Wise silenced an opponent, forbidding him from delivering public comment. And Atlanta Tea Party founder Debbie Dooley wore Mardi Gras beads as a statement. But there was just one musical interlude. That was from Atlanta-based Aviva Vuvuzela, the... Read more
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Junkee
The Naked Rowers Are Coming Down Under On The Search For New Talentrelease of the hotly anticipated 2018 Warwick Rowers Calendar, the upcoming 40t
Junkee / Posted 4 days ago
release of the hotly anticipated 2018 Warwick Rowers Calendar, the upcoming 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and the recent passing of marriage equality. Producer of the Warwick Rowers calendar Angus Malcolm said: “We... Read more
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TribLIVE
Festive trees spread cheer at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Harrisonwould even be right at home on Bourbon Street. "We had a couple of different i
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
would even be right at home on Bourbon Street. "We had a couple of different ideas for trees this year, and thought 'Hmm, Mardi Gras was kind of different,'" pharmacist Nancy Baker said while showing off the Pharmacy Department's Mardi Gras-themed... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Glitter and gold: Owner of Towers shares 10th Jeweled Christmas holiday tourunique and the different.” She also enjoys sharing stories — stories about var
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
unique and the different.” She also enjoys sharing stories — stories about various vintage crowns and scepters from past Mardi Gras and from new pieces that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. With decorating expertise from James Forde,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Girl in the Window, 10 years later [photos]sprawled on armchairs, cheering college football on a big TV. The girl, who ju
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
sprawled on armchairs, cheering college football on a big TV. The girl, who just turned 19, twirled a strand of Mardi Gras beads around her wrists. "There she is!" shouted a bearded man who came in carrying cupcakes. "Happy birthday,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The Girl in the Window, 10 years latersprawled on armchairs, cheering college football on a big TV. The girl, who ju
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
sprawled on armchairs, cheering college football on a big TV. The girl, who just turned 19, twirled a strand of Mardi Gras beads around her wrists. "There she is!" shouted a bearded man who came in carrying cupcakes. "Happy birthday,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
The Girl in the Window, 10 years latersprawled on armchairs, cheering college football on a big TV. The girl, who ju
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
sprawled on armchairs, cheering college football on a big TV. The girl, who just turned 19, twirled a strand of Mardi Gras beads around her wrists. "There she is!" shouted a bearded man who came in carrying cupcakes. "Happy birthday,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Gay marriage becomes law in Australia; weddings start in Janlong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney's renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament's action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Gay marriage becomes law in Australia; weddings start in Janlong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney's renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament's action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
City sued over man's impalement death at Mardi Gras parade- A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Mississippi city on behalf
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
- A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Mississippi city on behalf of the son of a man who was impaled during a Mardi Gras parade. News outlets report that the mother of 20-year-old Braydon Hester's youngest son filed a lawsuit against... Read more
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Harrow Times
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Harrow Times / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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This is West Country
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
This is West Country / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Gazette News
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Gazette News / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Bolton News
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Bolton News / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen's representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney's renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament's action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Bury Times
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Bury Times / Posted 7 days ago
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ABC News
Gay marriage becomes law in Australia; weddings start in Janlong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney's renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament's action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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Gazette
Gay marriage rushed into Australian law with signature of Queen’s representativelong-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to att
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
long-term advocate for marriage equality and is the first prime minister to attend Sydney’s renowned annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which is also in his electorate. Hours after Parliament’s action, a Sydney municipal council offered free venues... Read more
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