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Pride in Defence: Noah Riseman & Shirleene Robinson

In their new book, Pride in Defence: The Australian Military and LGBTI Service since 1945, Noah Riseman and Shirleene Robinson share the post-World War II  experiences of LGBTI members of the Australian Defence Force. The authors previously documented the integral role played by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women in Australia’s military.  This …

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Largest marriage equality campaign ever in Australia

The Equality Campaign on Sunday launched what they’re touting as the largest marriage equality campaign in Australian history. A nurse, a firefighter, a lifesaver and a soldier feature in a new TV ad and on billboards. They all call for the government to allow all MPs a free vote on marriage equality. Why do our …