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Katter party welcomes members who identify as crocodiles

Last week, QNews reported that Katter’s Australian Party (KAP) had rejected the gender binary and offered memberships to Male, Female and Other. But the party has since rescinded the previous rejection and now, instead of Other, invites applications from members who identify as crocodiles. Screenshots below. Previous article: Has Katter’s Australian Party rejected the gender …

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Has Katter’s Australian Party rejected the gender binary?

Australian political parties take a varied approach to the gender options they allow potential members. Most surprisingly, Katter’s Australian Party (KAP) appears to reject the gender binary by offering Male, Female or Other options. (Screengrab below.) It seems strange that Bob Katter’s eponymous political party would embrace genders other than Male and Female in light …

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Bob Katter compares NRL pride jersey to the Holocaust in wild rant

Bob Katter has likened the “persecuted” NRL players boycotting the Manly Sea Eagles pride jersey to Jews in Nazi Germany in a wild press conference. The Queensland MP waved around a Bible at Parliament House as he made “the most important statement I’ve ever made” ahead of the Manly Sea Eagles’ match on Thursday. Seven …

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Outback pub in Bob Katter’s electorate planning big Mardi Gras party

An outback pub in regional Queensland is hosting its second ever Mardi Gras party the night of the 2021 parade on March 6. The Post Office Hotel in Cloncurry hosted its first ever Mardi Gras party last year, and it was such a success they’re doing it again this year. Cloncurry, population 3000, is located …

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Queensland votes – Queer Newsweek election special

Queensland goes to the polls this Saturday 31 October. Shelley Argent joins us on Queer Newsweek for an election special. As at previous elections, prior to the Queensland vote, Shelley contacted the major parties concerning their LGBTIQ+ policies. Scroll down for video Letters from Deputy Premier and Shadow Attorney-General at bottom of the article. Shelley …

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Bob Katter defends Israel Folau after bushfire sermon

Bob Katter has claimed the backlash against Israel Folau for linking the deadly bushfires to same-sex marriage amounts to “intense Christian persecution”. In a lengthy statement on Monday, the outspoken Queensland MP admitted he “disagrees with Folau on some elements of theology and fundamentalism” without elaborating. “But the intense persecution that he has been suffering …

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Bob KatterFact Check: never heard of Gays before 50?

Bob Katter claimed this week he never saw or heard of gays before the age of 50. Let’s fact check that statement. In one of the Member for Kennedy’s earliest media mentions, Brisbane Truth announced his birth in 1945. “Katter’s lovely babe is to be christened Robert Bellarmine Carl.” No evidence exists that anyone ever …

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Bob Katter slammed for claiming homosexuality is ‘a fashion trend’

Queensland MP Bob Katter has dismissed homosexuality as “a fashion trend” and said it has become “popular” to be gay following the legalisation of same-sex marriage. Data released by the state government showed that in 12 months there has been less than five same-sex marriages in the Maranoa region in south-west Queensland, one of three …

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Senator Fraser Anning Dumped From Katter’s Australia Party

Katter’s Australian Party leader Bob Katter has dumped homophobic Queensland Senator Fraser Anning from the party over his views on race and immigration. The Queensland senator caused nationwide outrage in August when he told the Senate that Australia should ban the immigration of Muslims to Australia and return to a European-only immigration system as a …

Warren Entsch Blasts Bob Katter’s ‘Cringeworthy’ Anti-Gay Speech

North Queensland MP Bob Katter has come under fire for giving a bizarre, rambling and extremely homophobic speech on marriage equality to the parliament. In his speech, Katter declared himself to not be “anti-homosexual” but dismissed the dozens of heartfelt speeches – including a marriage proposal – delivered in the parliament on the issue as …

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