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yes campaign


A conservative Anglican bishop from Western Australia is threatening to abandon the registration of marriages if the postal survey returns a “yes” vote and there “aren’t enough” religious protections. Bishop of North West Australia Gary Nelson said that if religious protections fell short, the diocese would have to withdraw from providing all marriage approvals. He …

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A marriage equality campaigner is considering legal action against leading “no” campaign vehicle Coalition For Marriage, alleging the group defamed her on their website. Canberra woman Jill Moran claims the use of her photo to illustrate a press release titled “Tonight a test for the extremists of the ‘yes’ campaign” falsely portrays her as a …

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Cairns lgbti

Members and supporters of Cairns’ LBGTI community have filmed a video backing the “yes” vote in the same-sex marriage postal survey. In the video, shot by the Cairns LGBTI Alliance, locals gather on Cairns’ Trinity Beach to wave supportive signs before they line up to form the word “yes” and unfurl the country’s longest rainbow …

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Marriage equality campaigners have criticised a “divisive” new advertisement trying to cast marriage equality supporters as intolerant by citing abusive social media comments. The new ad displays screenshots of abuse on social media from people it alleges are marriage equality supporters who have called opponents “homophobic maggots”, “bigots” and expressed hope that “someone kicks your …

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