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Labor to geotarget Liberal candidate attack ads to gay voters on Grindr

The Labor party is reportedly launching an ad campaign on gay hookup app Grindr highlighting a Liberal candidate’s homophobic comments during the same-sex marriage debate. Controversial Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh will appear in the ad, ABC News reported, after it emerged he linked homosexuality to paedophilia in a 2017 interview. He suggested children raised by …

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PM defends Liberal candidate who made ‘repugnant’ same-sex marriage comments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended a Liberal candidate who has kept his job more than a week after offensive comments linking same-sex marriage to child sex abuse resurfaced. Gurpal Singh, a lawyer and lecturer who is the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin, said in 2017 Singh described same-sex marriage as “unnatural” …

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Liberal candidate apologises for linking same-sex marriage to paedophilia

A federal Liberal candidate in Victoria has apologised for linking same-sex marriage with child sex abuse during the marriage equality debate in 2017. Gurpal Singh, a lawyer and lecturer who is the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin, is described by the party as “a strong voice in the community for religious freedom”. …

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WA Liberal Opposition Leader Vows To Defund Safe Schools If Elected

The Liberal Party of Western Australia Has pledged to pull funding from the state’s Safe Schools LGBTIQ anti-bullying program and redirect it towards rural education if elected. WA Opposition Leader Mike Nahan (pictured) told his party’s state conference the program would be defunded so as to keep regional schools in the state open, ABC News …

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Victorian Liberal Allies Urged To Speak Out Against Other Anti-LGBTIQ Motions

Advocates have called on allies within the Victorian Liberal party to stand up against homophobic and transphobic motions put forward by conservatives for debate at the party’s upcoming state conference. On Monday, Victorian Liberal state president Michael Kroger (pictured) intervened to scrap a motion endorsing the practice of dangerous and discredited “gay conversion” therapy in …

LGBTI equality campaigners have rallied outside a Liberal Party fundraiser in Melbourne

Protesters Rally Against Margaret Court At Liberal Party Fundraiser

Around 100 LGBTI equality campaigners have rallied outside a Liberal Party fundraiser in Melbourne to protest the appearance of tennis legend Margaret Court as a special guest. Court’s boycott of Qantas over its same-sex marriage support and comments linking gay and transgender people to Nazis and the devil sparked a national furore last month. “Margaret …

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Government Blocks Vote On Motion Condemning Chechen Gay Violence

The federal government has blocked a motion moved by the Greens in the Senate to condemn the persecution of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya. Human rights groups claim at least 100 men in the Russian region of Chechnya are being detained because of their sexuality and violently tortured in secret prisons. On Wednesday Victorian …

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Liberal MPs push for free marriage equality vote

Federal Liberal party MPs are pushing for a free marriage equality vote in the parliament in the hopes a vote on the reform could be held this year, according to a report. Fairfax Media reported on Saturday Liberal MPs including Dean Smith, Warren Entsch, Tim Wilson, Trent Zimmerman, Trevor Evans and Melissa Price are among …

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Abetz Staffer accused of publicly humiliating gay teenager

A gay teenager accuses a staffer for Senator Eric Abetz of using his personal Facebook page to publicly humiliate him. Josh Manuatu also used an image of the minor beside a message originally sent to him in a private forum. Joshua, 17, took issue with Manuatu after he went for the jugular of the “PC …

GOVT SENATORS WILL VOTE AGAINST MARRIAGE EQUALITY REGARDLESS OF PLEBISCITE

Same-sex marriage tensions within the Turnbull Govenment are boiling over today after senior government members announced that they would not vote to pass legislation for marriage equality even if the Australian public vote for change at a proposed plebiscite Senator Cory Bernardi has said this morning that he would not vote in favour of change …

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