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rebecca Lloyd Fair Business Australia

One Nation yesterday said it had disendorsed Rebecca Lloyd, the party’s candidate for the seat of Brisbane. Rebecca Lloyd runs a company called Fair Business Australia, described on its website as ‘an alliance of small business owners’. More on Fair Business Australia later. Firstly, Join the Conversation. Join the Conversation Jonathan Sri, Greens Councillor for …

mark latham vegan rainbow sandwich

I try occasionally to be an empathetic person. Honestly. Cross fingers and hope to die. But triggered by a f_cking sanga? Yes, indeed. Mark Latham posted to Twitter yesterday to complain about a Vegan Rainbow Sandwich available in the NSW Parliament House. Now, I must admit that there are two kinds of people I find …

mark latham protest rally community action for rainbow rights transgender education bill change.org

A petition with more than 110,000 signatures opposing Mark Latham’s anti-transgender education bill has been delivered to a group of NSW Labor and Greens MPs. New South Wales One Nation leader Mark Latham has caused outrage with his Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020. The Upper House MP says his bill seeks to “outlaw …

mark latham protest rally community action for rainbow rights transgender education bill

A Sydney protest rally will oppose Mark Latham’s “cruel and inhumane” proposed legislation banning recognition of transgender students in schools. The One Nation state leader introduced his proposed Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill to the NSW Upper House last August. Advocates warn the bill, if it’s passed, would ban all recognition of trans and …

election special queensland vote

Queensland goes to the polls this Saturday 31 October. Shelley Argent joins us on Queer Newsweek for an election special. As at previous elections, prior to the Queensland vote, Shelley contacted the major parties concerning their LGBTIQ+ policies. Scroll down for video Letters from Deputy Premier and Shadow Attorney-General at bottom of the article. Shelley …

pauline hanson one nation truck fire

Pauline Hanson from One Nation claimed earlier this week that a left-wing activist torched a vehicle plastered with her face. The activist who attacked the One Nation billboard truck then apparently fled into the night. However Tasmanian Fire Service investigators say a discarded cigarette probably caused the conflagration. Police said there is no evidence of …

mark latham and pauline hanson one nation

One Nation’s New South Wales leader Mark Latham has railed against “leftist elites” and gender and sexual fluidity in his maiden speech to the New South Wales parliament. The former Labor leader is now One Nation’s NSW leader and was elected to the state’s Legislative Assembly in March. Latham used his 45-minute inaugural speech on …

one nation candidate stuart bonds

Pauline Hanson has appeared to stand by a One Nation candidate who was filmed declaring that “the only thing worse” than a gay man with power is a woman with power. Stuart Bonds, a coal mine mechanic, is the party’s candidate for the New South Wales seat of Hunter in the upcoming federal election on …

mark latham and pauline hanson one nation

New South Wales One Nation leader Mark Latham has said that if elected at the upcoming New South Wales state election he will introduce legislation to make it harder for transgender people to affirm their gender. Latham said in a policy announcement this week that legislation banning “transgender self-identification” was needed because people were changing …

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson

 Twenty years ago, I sort of had a night on the town with Pauline Hanson, writes Destiny Rogers. The One Nation leader was in Cairns campaigning for the 1998 federal election. She was already famous for her attacks on Indigenous Australians, Asian immigrants and the LGBTIQ community. She said of Sydney’s Mardi Gras, “I don’t …

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