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Protests outside Cumberland City Council

Cumberland City Council votes to overturn ban on gay parenting books

Cumberland City Council has voted to reinstate gay parenting books after they were banned from eight publicly funded libraries.  Last week, Cumberland City Council voted in favour of a motion to rid its libraries of any books that contain material on same-sex parents. However, last night the council passed the motion to reinstate the books, …

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Cumberland protest today over bans on gay parenting books

Pride in Protest will protest outside Cumberland City Council today from 6 pm against the recent bans on gay parenting books and drag queen storytime. The LGBTIQA+ activist group asks the community to show that we do not accept the transphobic and homophobic rhetoric of extremist and bigoted groups like Christian Lives Matter and their …

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Quay-Quay Quade fact-checks Anthony Fisher in NSW Parliament

Quay-Quay Quade from Pride in Protest fact-checked Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Reverend Anthony Fisher live during an NSW Parliamentary Inquiry today. The NSW parliament is currently conducting an inquiry into legislation that would make it easier for transgender people to record a sex change on legal documents. Independent MP Alex Greenwich’s Equality Legislation Amendment (LGBTIQA+) …

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Some facts re the acrimonious debate over Pride and Police

Brisbane Pride’s recent request that police do not wear uniform during the Pride Rally and March on Saturday caused considerable social media debate about Pride and Police. With two diametrically opposed sides battling it out on social media, it would add nothing to reiterate the arguments made by either side here. However, we did notice …

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Pride in Protest’s alternate Mardi Gras march to go ahead with crowd exemption

Activist group Pride in Protest’s alternate Mardi Gras protest march will go ahead on Saturday night after NSW Health granted organisers a crowd exemption. This Saturday’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade is a ticketed event at the Sydney Cricket Ground due to COVID-19. That afternoon, Pride in Protest and other groups are planning …

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Pride in Protest group slams NSW Police opposition to their Mardi Gras march

Activist group Pride in Protest say they’ll go ahead with an alternate Mardi Gras protest march on Saturday, despite opposition from NSW Police. This Saturday’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade is a ticketed event at the Sydney Cricket Ground due to COVID-19. That afternoon, Pride in Protest and other groups are planning their …

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Belle B**** on why she signed the Pride in Protest petition

Recently I joined over a thousand GLBTIQA+ people in signing the Pride in Protest petition. This petition asked for the removal of uniformed police and uniformed corrective service members from Mardi Gras. Motions based on the petition were put to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) AGM but were narrowly voted down.  Belle …

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Mardi Gras members to vote on proposal to ban police from parade

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras members will vote on a contentious proposal to ban police from future parades at this weekend’s AGM. Activist group Pride in Protest put forward the motion, one of many up for a vote at the Saturday meeting. The group emerged in 2018 with a goal of returning Mardi Gras …

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Mardi Gras AGM passes Pride in Protest motion slamming PrEP maker Gilead

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras members have voted to pass a motion from left-wing activist group Pride in Protest challenging PrEP manufacturer Gilead’s sponsorship. The Pride in Protest group made headlines for their controversial Mardi Gras AGM motions to “disinvite” Prime Minister Scott Morrison and ban police floats. While those motions were ultimately defeated …

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Mardi Gras to vote on protest motions to ban Scott Morrison and police

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will vote on controversial motions at their AGM on disinviting Prime Minister Scott Morrison and banning police floats in 2020. Mardi Gras’ several hundreds members will gather in Sydney for the AGM on November 30. Members will vote on a range of motions and elect Mardi Gras’ board of …