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Julia Gillard Change opinion SSM

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she has changed her position on same-sex marriage! and that she would vote in favour of marriage equality if a public plebiscite were to be held. Gillard made the announcement this week while delivering a speech to the Melbourne College of Law and Justice, adding that she was making …

tony abbott same-sex wedding invites

The Prime Minister’s schedule looks very busy. More than 50 couples planning weddings extended promises recently to extend same-sex wedding invites to Tony Abbott if he allows marriage equality to pass. Despite Abbott’s long history opposed same-sex marriage, many within his party hold opposing views. Some indicate they will back a same-sex marriage bill if …

Chihuahua has just become the fourth state in Mexico to officially approve same-sex marriage. Unlike other jurisdictions around the world which have recently introduced marriage equality with dramatic & emotionally charged referendums and parliamentary votes, Chihuahua’s change of policy was as simple as Governor César Duarte Jáquez making an announcement that his government would no …

ireland same-sex marriage yes vote marriage equality uk

A landmark public vote in Ireland yesterday resulted in a huge endorsement of marriage equality, with 62% of the 1.9 million voters choosing “yes”. After the vote counting finished in Dublin, a huge bright rainbow adorned the city. A large crowd gathered at Dublin Castle to hear the news. The crowd erupted into jubilant celebrations …

Remember Benjy? He’s the gay Charolais bull from County Mayo, Ireland who was facing the slaughterhouse last year because he showed more interest in other bulls than cows. Thankfully he was spared when The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, along with other LGBT supporters, stumped up the money to buy him. Benjy is now living a …

PFLAG National Spokesperson Shelley Argent will be in Canberra this month to hand deliver the letters of the countless number of Australians who have written to our national leaders asking for marriage equality. Argent says almost two million emails sent in support of marriage equality were brushed aside, however, she believes that they can no …

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