Few would argue with Trevor Evans’ notion that the resounding ‘Yes’ vote for marriage equality is a “national watershed moment”. As with the entire LGBT community, Evans (pictured), Queensland’s first openly gay Member of Parliament, wants a special Christmas present this year. “This is national watershed moment,” he told Fairfax Media, applauding the 80 per …

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As Queensland’s LGBTI community celebrates today’s resounding ‘Yes’ vote for marriage equality, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on federal parliament to immediately enshrine the public’s wishes in law. Nationally, 61.6% voted ‘Yes’ to the question: “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” while 38.4% voted ‘No’. In Queensland, 1,487,060 (60.7%) voted …

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YES! That’s the resounding response from Australians in the same-sex marriage postal survey, the results of which were announced on Wednesday morning by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to high emotion and jubilation around the country. A crowd of hundreds gathered in Brisbane in Queen’s Park to hear that 61.6% of the country had …

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If Australia returns a majority ‘Yes’ vote tomorrow and tells Parliament it wants same-sex marriage to be legalised it will be up to our politicians to sort it out. So the ABC asked all MPs how they would vote if, as expected, Australia says ‘Yes’. The list below details all the responses the ABC received …

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Hayley Angell and her wife Lisa Harris have had a magical reunion thanks to British Airways after being forced to live 16,000 kilometres apart due to a family tragedy. Hayley, from Brisbane, had been living in Glasgow with Lisa for 18 months when she received the devastating news that her father was suffering from terminal …

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There’s always room for change when it comes to equality. But UK retail giant Topshop’s decision to allow people of all genders to use any dressing room has sparked fierce debate. The change was brought to light by London-based performance artist and writer Travis Alabanza (pictured), who tweeted Topshop to complain after being denied access …

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Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi wants parliament to delay legislating same-sex marriage if the ‘Yes’ vote prevails. Senator Bernardi told ABC radio today the eligibility of federal politicians needs resolving now and the issue of same-sex marriage should be put on the backburner. Postal voting closed yesterday, with the latest estimate showing 12.6 million people …

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He’s well known as a crusader for LGBT rights but now it’s official: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a Superman! He turned up for a Questions Period in Parliament wearing the trademark black glasses and slicked back hair. And as he walked down the stairs into the House of Commons, he unbuttoned his shirt …

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104-year-old grandfather Alex has a very simple reason for voting ‘Yes’ to gay marriage – he wants his grandson, Paul, to be happy. As voting draws to a close, Australian Marriage Equality has released a heart-warming video in which Alex explains why the law should be changed. Alex was married to his wife, Betty, for …

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Former Biggest Loser star Fiona Falkiner is on to a winner. Falkiner, 34, told Cosmopolitan magazine she is in a lesbian relationship with Lara Creber, a personal trainer and director of a Sydney fitness company. But Falkiner said she was “shocked” and “disappointed” to find pictures of herself in a glossy magazine. “I felt shocked …

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