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samsung religious entitlement

Samsung Singapore dropped an ad showing a Muslim mother demonstrating her love and support for her drag queen son because – of course – of religious entitlement. After all, for some, religious freedom’s just another word for… …shitting on other people. Activists grabbed the video before its removal and reposted it online. Scroll down to …

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A submission from Attorney-General Michaelia Cash’s department confirms everyone’s suspicions. That the Religious Privileges Bill – sorry, Discrimination Bill –  will allow religious schools to fire teachers for their views on sexuality. Both the Sydney Anglican church and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference defended that ‘right’. The submission from the Attorney-General’s department said the bill …

Religious Discrimination Bill Tanya Plibersek

National lobby group, Just Equal Australia have called on Member for Sydney Tanya Plibersek to clarify Labor’s position on the Religious Discrimination Bill. Earlier today, spokesperson Brian Greig described Tanya Plibersek’s comments on the Bill as ambiguous. “Ms Plibersek has said Labor will not be giving support to any proposals that see increased discrimination being …

Shelley argent's back religious discrimination legislation

Shelley Argent’s back, and following her retirement as National Spokesperson for PFLAG+ and subsequent battle with leukemia, she’s again leaping into the fray. Shelley Argent’s back and she’s pissed about the proposed religious discrimination legislation. QNews spoke with Shelley this morning. Earlier this year, Shelley received a diagnosis no one ever wants to hear. Following …

Lars Gårdfeldt gay priest

Openly gay Swedish priest, Lars Gårdfeldt, declared Wednesday he would stop marrying heterosexual couples. The gay priest from a parish in Gothenburg made the declaration ahead of a church election on Sunday. Although the Church of Sweden has allowed same-sex marriages since 2009, it allows priests with conscientious objections to refuse to perform a marriage. …

Just.Equal and QNews

National lobby group Just.Equal and QNews recently partnered in an effort to stop the Federal Coalition’s planned Religious Freedom Bill. Just.Equal recently published a 12-page glossy brochure targeted at every federal MP. It outlines the four main elements of the Bill that would cause harm to LGBTI people and others. QNews was keen to be a …

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The censor known to Kenyans as Deputy Jesus recently got the sack. But little mourning attended the nailing of Ezekiel Mutua’s career to a cross. Deputy Jesus previously urged counseling for ‘gay lions’ and frequently chastised popular tighty-whities wearing comedian Eric Omondi. Despite his job as CEO of the Kenya Film Classification Board, many Kenyans …

montero maternity shoot

A Twitstorm erupted today over the release of pics from a MONTERO maternity shoot. Lil Nas X again expertly trolled fundamentalist haters with pics from a People Magazine shoot to promote his upcoming album. The conservative Twitterverse, as per usual, could not resist responding to the singer-songwriter’s provocation. The end result will no doubt be …

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All hell has broken loose after a conservative Catholic blog published revelations of Sex in the City – the Vatican City. The Pillar claimed it obtained information about Vatican City and other priestly hookups from ‘publicly available data’. The data breach has led to the resignation of one high profile American Catholic priest whose phone …

anita bryant mother of modern homophobia

The news that Anita Bryant’s granddaughter will soon marry a woman no doubt brought a smile to the faces of people of a certain vintage. In the 1970s, Bryant positioned herself as America’s leading anti-gay rights activist. But to her chagrin, her gig as the mother of modern homophobia did not set her singing career …

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