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A biography of Penny Wong, due for release on 1 October, asks if Australia is ready for a gay Asian woman as Prime Minister. An extract of Penny Wong: Passion and Principle by Margaret Simons and published by Black Inc Books appears in The Guardian. In the extract published today, Margaret Simons writes that Penny …

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Adrian Cheok, a South Australian professor who ran as a candidate for the Conservative Party of former Senator Fraser Anning in the Federal election, received a Queen’s Birthday honour in the 2019 awards. Cheok advocates for a return to ‘traditional values’ and also for sex with robots. He attacks fellow South Australian Penny Wong as …

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Labor Senate leader Penny Wong will be in Brisbane at the Paddo Tavern this Friday afternoon for a free pre-election event. The event in the inner Brisbane suburb of Paddington will begin at 4pm, with more details available on the Facebook page. Later in the evening, local Labor candidate Paul Newbury will launch his campaign …

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The European Parliament has backed calls for asset freezes and visa bans over Brunei’s new “death to gays” penal code. The parliament passed a resolution on Thursday (April 18) condemning the southeast Asian nation’s recently introduced Penal Code, which imposes penalties as harsh as death by stoning for gay sex, extramarital sex and abortion and …

Labor Senator Penny Wong

Federal Labor has introduced a bill that would protect gay students from discrimination at religious schools but that does not address the hiring and firing of gay teachers or other staff. Labor vowed to go it alone on the issue after talks with the government broke down again this week, but the Greens have said …

Liberal MP Tim Wilson has proposed to his long-term partner Ryan Bolger in emotional scenes in the federal parliament ahead of the same-sex marriage bill’s final vote. “In my first speech I defined our bond by the ring that sits on both of our left hands,” Mr Wilson told the parliament. “They are the answer …

Senator Penny Wong’s tears of joy following the announcement of the same-sex marriage postal survey result has gone viral. The Australian Bureau of Statistics announced on Wednesday 61.6% of Australians had voted to allow same-sex couples to wed. TV cameras were watching a group of senators in a committee room at Parliament House in Canberra …