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Marijke Rancie

Anti-Safe Schools campaigner Marijke Rancie has been elected as a delegate within the Victorian branch of the Liberal party. Rancie featured in the Coalition For Marriage’s “It’s Ok to Vote No” ad campaign during last year’s marriage postal survey and is a high-profile opponent of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program. The Victorian mother posts on …

Catherine McGregor

Former military officer and high-profile trans advocate Catherine McGregor has apologised and said she was “wrong” to oppose the Safe Schools anti-bullying program in 2016. Catherine McGregor wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald that she put her change of mind down to working with a young transgender man, Charles O’Grady, on a theatre production based …

One of the organisers behind a controversial letter calling for an alternative to the Safe Schools program has withdrawn the campaign and apologised to the LGBTI community. The letter and accompanying petition, unveiled on Tuesday and apparently signed by local celebrities including Troye Sivan, Joel Creasey, Missy Higgins and Guy Pearce, called on the federal …

Josh Manuatu

A gay teenager accuses a staffer for Senator Eric Abetz of using his personal Facebook page to publicly humiliate him. Josh Manuatu also used an image of the minor beside a message originally sent to him in a private forum. Joshua, 17, took issue with Manuatu after he went for the jugular of the “PC …

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