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christine forster former PM Tony Abbott homophobe and misogynist

His sister accused critics of the former PM Tony Abbott of ‘scoring cheap political points’ in a weekend tweet. Christine Forster castigated those who describe the new British trade advisor as a ‘homophobe and misogynist’ without knowing him. However, Forster neglected to address the many incidents and comments that inspired the accusations. Abbott’s appointment proved …

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Sydney councillor Christine Forster has given her advice on how to come out as gay to your work colleagues. Speaking on the Thinkergirls podcast, Forster explained to a listener who had started at a new job how to come out as gay to his colleagues. Caller Jason explained he works as an industrial painter and …

councillor Christine Forster

Sydney councillor Christine Forster has spoken about the “glass ceiling” lesbian women face in Australian workplaces, and the importance of lesbian role models. In a blog post to mark Lesbian Visibility Day on Thursday, Forster (pictured, right) said, “Over the past few years I’ve been asked many times to name positive, out lesbian role models. …

LGBTIQ advocate Rodney Croome has called on new Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack to actively “heal the wounds” of historical LGBTIQ prejudice in rural and regional Australia. On Monday morning, McCormack (pictured, right) replaced Barnaby Joyce as the new leader of the Nationals party. In 1993, McCormack wrote a homophobic newspaper editorial calling gay people …

councillor Christine Forster

Sydney Liberal councillor and marriage equality campaigner Christine Forster and her partner Virginia are set to share their upcoming wedding with the whole country. The couple have been engaged for four years, and took an active role in campaigning in last year’s same-sex marriage postal survey. They announced at the time they were planning a …