Tag: politics

Tony Abbott Responds to Climate Change Warnings

Today, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott responded to the recent¬†¬†Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report as experts point out that climate change has the potential to wipe out humanity. Prime Minister Abbott responded with a new slogan “Who fucking cares?”, he was later overheard saying that the people most impacted by climate change were …

Continue reading

All Love is Equal

Equal Love 2012

So, we’ve finally managed to pry Matthew’s phone away from him long enough for us to get some of the nifty videos he’s been promising us, and here’s the first one: Adam Bandt, Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens speaking at the Equal Love rally last month. We could talk more about it, bur frankly, …

Continue reading

Not All Christians are Bigots

At a time when South Australia and Tasmania are making headway in ending marriage discrimination, our Prime Minister has agreed to be the keynote speaker at the national conference of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) – a group who campaign consistently against ending marriage discrimination, and who have likened the campaign for marriage equality to …

Continue reading

The Gay Agenda: Run for Your Heterosexual Lives, People!

Warning. Do not watch this video if you do not want to know what the truth about the great evil that is the gay agenda.

IDAHO 2012: Where was the Teletubby?

Equal Love 2012

For the blog hop against homophobia I posted stories from the people not typically heard in the fight for equality: our straight allies. Of course, once I started filming at the Equal Love rally in Melbourne, there were a lot of other people who spoke and I believe that their stories too should be shared. …

Continue reading

The Words Less Spoken: IDAHO 2012

Being invited to write a blog post for the International Day Against Homophobia aroused a large number of conflicting emotions within me–there’s just so much to talk about. There’s the attempt to make homosexuality a crime punishable by death in Uganda, our straight brothers and sisters being jailed in Russia for supporting the cause of …

Continue reading

Obama backs Marriage Equality

In what is probably going to be the biggest news of the week, US President Barack Obama has officially declared his support for marriage equality in the USA, evoking responses such as the picture you see here. video platform video management video solutions video player So far the best analysis of this has been at …

Continue reading

Marriage Equality Inquiry Extended

The House of Representatives has quietly extended the deadline for it’s public submissions for it’s Marriage Equality Inquiry until the 20th of April 2012. This means that if you haven’t already submitted your views on Marriage Equality, you should take their survey here. If you’re wondering what sort of things you might want to say, …

Continue reading

Marriage Equality: Have Your Say

On Thursday 16 February 2012, the Selection Committee asked the Committee to inquire into and report on the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012. One of the things being considered are the views of the community–and as such, every one of us needs to speak up and share our stories …

Continue reading

VIC Greens are after your thoughts on Same Sex Marriage

The Victorian Greens are calling for public submissions ahead of their introduction of a bill supporting Same-Sex Marriage. They are seeking views on the issue in general, on how the law should be framed, and issues such as the legal status and rights granted through marriage; how the laws would apply to interstate residents; the …

Continue reading