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Malcolm Turnbull Condemned Sick Anti-Gay Posters

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for respectful campaigning on same-sex marriage and urged Australians to support each other during the debate on the issue. Graphic anti-gay posters and pamphlets denigrating LGBTI people were reportedly spotted last weekend in Melbourne and Sydney. In a heated interview on Tuesday, 2DayFM host Em Rusciano told Mr Turnbull …

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Turnbull Calls Emergency Party Meeting To Debate Same-Sex Marriage

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called an emergency meeting of the Liberal Party to debate the same-sex marriage issue. Liberal MPs have been summoned to Canberra on Monday afternoon for the special meeting, with a group of moderates expected to push for the party to dump the plebiscite policy altogether and adopt a free vote. …

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WATCH: Comedian Zings Turnbull On Marriage Equality

Comedian Rhys Nicholson appeared on The Project last night to discuss “ginger sperm” and fired a barb at Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the issue of marriage equality. Turnbull was on the panel of the Channel Ten show when they crossed to the 27-year-old comedian for his take on news that sperm donation companies are …

Malcolm Turnbull Urged To Do More To Stop Gay Persecution In Chechnya

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been urged by LGBTI advocates to take stronger action to stop the horrific violence against LGBTI people in Chechnya. Russian media and human rights groups say at least 100 men have been detained and violently tortured because of their homosexuality in secret prisons in Chechnya, with several men reportedly dead. …

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Marriage conscience vote would boost Turnbull support: Poll

New polling by LGBTI group PFLAG has suggested Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity would increase if he were to allow his party a free vote on marriage equality. The poll, commissioned by Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) earlier this month, found 71% of Australians, including 64% of Liberal voters, would look more …

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Shorten, Not Turnbull, Holds Key To Marriage Equality Plebiscite

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is playing his cards close to his chest with the Marriage Equality Plebiscite But as far as the proposed legislation to enable a same-sex marriage plebiscite is concerned, he holds all the aces. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who went to the polls promising a public vote on the issue before the …

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Watch: Malcolm Turnbull stumped at altar in PFLAG ad

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Australia continue their campaign against the marriage plebiscite with a new advertisement. In it, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is questioned at the altar about the planned plebiscite. “As parents, we will not stand by and watch the government subject our LGBTI children to the indignity and humiliation …

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Sea of rainbow over Brisbane to support marriage equality

A sea of rainbow shut down streets on Saturday as thousands of marriage equality supporters marched through Brisbane to protest the proposed plebiscite. More than 2000 people gathered in Queen’s Park to call for a change to Australia’s marriage laws. Several other cities around the nation also held rallies at the same time. Speakers at …

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MALCOLM TURNBULL SAYS MPS WON’T BE BOUND BY PLEBISCITE RESULT

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed Coalition MPs will be given a conscience vote on marriage equality and won’t be bound by the result of the proposed marriage equality plebiscite. “The tradition in the Liberal Party is that on matters of this kind it is a free vote,” he said. “I have no doubt that …

TURNBULL COMMITS TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY VOTE THIS YEAR

Marriage equality is squarely on the political agenda as Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten try to curry favour with voters in a lengthy campaign leading up to the July 2 federal election. It is now almost certain that the majority of Australians will get their wish and, no matter which party wins at the polling …

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