Posts in tag

politics


grindr

The Labor party is reportedly launching an ad campaign on gay hookup app Grindr highlighting a Liberal candidate’s homophobic comments during the same-sex marriage debate. Controversial Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh will appear in the ad, ABC News reported, after it emerged he linked homosexuality to paedophilia in a 2017 interview. He suggested children raised by …

36
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 …

37
prime minister scott morrison and liberal candidate gurpal singh

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended a Liberal candidate who has kept his job more than a week after offensive comments linking same-sex marriage to child sex abuse resurfaced. Gurpal Singh, a lawyer and lecturer who is the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin, said in 2017 Singh described same-sex marriage as “unnatural” …

44
2 spirits condoman queensland aids council indigenous sexual health

Labor has announced $1.8 million in federal funding for a Queensland indigenous sexual health program, after funding for the program was axed two years ago. Labor’s health spokesperson Catherine King said Labor would provide the funding over four years for the 2 Spirits program administered by the Queensland Aids Council, which has welcomed the commitment. …

35
Wentworth by-election Kerryn Phelps WON

Independent MP Kerryn Phelps has referred a new round of offensive emails targeting her New South Wales electorate of Wentworth to the Australian Federal Police. Phelps said the new email contained false “homophobic, antisemitic, racist” claims and was “just generally pretty disgusting.” The latest emails are similar to ones sent to some Wentworth voters last …

36
Labor leader Bill Shorten and Tanya Plibersek

LGBTIQ advocates have called for federal Labor to clarify the party’s stance on removing anti-discrimination exemptions affecting LGBTIQ staff at religious schools before the federal election. just.equal spokesperson Rodney Croome said Labor “seems to be backing two horses” after Deputy Leader Tanya Plibersek told a Catholic Schools forum on Tuesday that religious schools should be …

34
victorian labor candidate luke creasey

Victorian Labor candidate and Rainbow Labor Victoria co-convenor Luke Creasey has resigned after a string of lewd social media posts joking about rape, lesbian women and religion came to light. Creasey shared memes in 2012 that included one joking about rape playing on the song “Call Me Maybe” reading “Hey I just met you, if …

40
clive palmer united australia party candidate Tony Hanley

One of Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party candidates in the ACT, Tony Hanley, has been slammed for homophobic and racist comments he allegedly posted to a now-deleted Facebook page. In a Facebook post from late March published by ABC News, Hanley referred to lesbian women as “fem-nasties”, “dykes” and “big fat fugly chicks”. The UAP …

38
binary australia labor attack ad drag queen story time

Anti-trans group Binary Australia has claimed a political attack ad criticising a Labor Senator who supported “Drag Queen Story Time” has been banned by the Outdoor Media Association for breaching its rules. The political ad, authorised by Binary, shows a photo of Labor leader Bill Shorten next to a depiction of a drag queen reading …

40
peter killin liberal candidate in victoria

A Victorian Liberal candidate has resigned after comments he made describing “the homosexual lifestyle” as “dangerous” and a homophobic rant against gay Liberal MP Tim Wilson came to light. The party’s candidate for the inner-north Melbourne seat of Wills, Peter Killin, commented on a conservative blog in December that not enough Liberal Christian right members …

44
1 2 3 4 5 16