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This shit is real: don’t be a Lyle – be a Jonathan Sri

Lyle Shelton last week described re-elected Brisbane City Councillor Jonathan Sri’s politics as “a greater long-term threat than coronavirus.” As we face a common enemy that does not discriminate in who it attacks, some culture warriors seem unable to grasp that this shit is real. [OPINION] As of today, the global confirmed death toll from …

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Cory Bernardi has resigned ‘effective immediately’

Cory Bernardi has quit politics “effective immediately” after more than a decade of opposing LGBTIQ rights. The former Liberal and now Independent senator gave his letter of resignation to Senate President Scott Ryan on Thursday. Senator Ryan said Bernardi’s resignation would take effect “immediately”. The Liberal Party selected Bernardi as a senator for South Australia …

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NSW conservative candidates slammed for ‘terrifying’ anti-trans views

One Nation’s New South Wales leader Mark Latham and Australian Conversatives candidate Dr Greg Walsh have been slammed for advocating at a political forum that transgender youth be prevented from transitioning. Dr Walsh said allowing children diagnosed with gender dysphoria to take puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones is “an incredibly dangerous route”. “There are lots …

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Cory Bernardi still thinks marriage equality leads to bestiality

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has claimed that the legalisation of same-sex marriage has led to “advocacy” for bestiality and paedophilia. In an interview on Sky News, Bernardi doubled down on his infamous 2012 comments about bestiality which saw him sacked as parliamentary secretary to Tony Abbott. “There are even some creepy people out there, …

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‘Tonightly With Tom Ballard’ Axed By The ABC After 12 Months

Comedian Tom Ballard’s talk show Tonightly has been axed, the ABC has announced. The ABC said in a statement that Tonightly With Tom Ballard wouldn’t be renewed and will air its last episode on September 7. Host Tom Ballard said that it had been “an honour and a privilege” to host the show, “even though …

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Anti-Gay Marriage Proponent Sophie York To Lead Conservative Senate Ticket

Anti-gay marriage proponent Sophie York will lead Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi’s New South Wales Senate ticket. York was the face of the Marriage Alliance, one of the key lobby groups that argued against the rights of LGBTIQ people during the same-sex marriage debate. In the lead-up to the postal survey to potentially change the …

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Former ACL Director Lyle Shelton Announces Bid For Queensland Senate Seat

Former Australian Christian Lobby director and high-profile “no” campaigner Lyle Shelton will run for a Queensland Senate seat at the next federal election. Lyle Shelton quit as managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby in February to join the Australian Conservatives, after leading the unsuccessful “no” campaign in the marriage postal survey last year. Shelton …

Australian Conservatives Party Vows To Repeal Marriage Equality

The Australian Conservatives party has said they will work to repeal the country’s “yes” vote on marriage equality. The new spokesperson for Senator Cory Bernardi’s party, former Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton, told Sky News the party’s policy was “to support the natural family.” “I would expect over time we’d want to see marriage …

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Lyle Shelton Quits Australian Christian Lobby To Enter Federal Politics

Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton has quit the organisation to pursue a career in politics at the next federal election. Shelton (pictured), one of the most high-profile “no” campaigners in last year’s marriage postal survey, announced on Saturday he was stepping down after five years as the ACL’s managing director to contest a seat …

Darren Hayes Blasts Cory Bernardi Over Music Stunt

Singer Darren Hayes has slammed Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi after the senator used one of Savage Garden’s songs in a political stunt ahead of Australia Day. Last year Triple J announced it was moving the date of its popular Hottest 100 countdown to January 27 out of respect for Indigenous Australians after a large …