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Anti-equality but attends gay daughter’s wedding

Anti-equality conservative Catholic leader Peter Westmore recently attended his gay daughter’s same-sex wedding in New Zealand. Peter Westmore is head of the National Civic Council (NCC), a conservative religious group. For decades, the NCC has sought to shape Australian public opinion and policy on key social and political issues, including same-sex marriage. And his daughter …

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Queensland Govt will bring back civil unions

The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Newly sworn-in Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the amendments made by the previous government. In June 2012, the former Newman LNP Government downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”. The LNP took away …

Kingdom Emerges on Cato Island in Protest Against Australian Gay Marriage Ban

Gay & Lesbian kingdom to protest Gay Marriage Ban

In protest against the Australian Gay Marriage ban, a group of Queensland men have declared remote Cato Island a Gay and Lesbian Kingdom. Gold Coast businessman Dale Anderson claims to be the emperor of the newly-formed Gay and Lesbian Kingdom. His Emperorness declared Cato Island in the Coral Sea as an independent nation. “If we …

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