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September 20, 2013

Australian Marriage Equality has launched a petition campaign targeting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as the candidates battling to lead the Australian Labor Party in opposition say they may not bind their MPs to protect the Australian Capital Territory from federal intervention if it legalizes same-sex marriage

Almost a thousand people an hour are signing a petition calling on Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to refrain from interfering when the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government seeks to legalize same-sex marriage next month.

Over 5,500 have signed the petition on Change.org in the first six hours it has been live on the website.

September 20, 2013

Australian Marriage Equality has launched a petition campaign targeting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as the candidates battling to lead the Australian Labor Party in opposition say they may not bind their MPs to protect the Australian Capital Territory from federal intervention if it legalizes same-sex marriage

Almost a thousand people an hour are signing a petition calling on Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to refrain from interfering when the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government seeks to legalize same-sex marriage next month.

Over 5,500 have signed the petition on Change.org in the first six hours it has been live on the website.

July 2, 2013

Forced to answer in only one word, Anthony Albanese says Labor will push for same-sex marriage in Australia

Gay marriage will happen and be legal in Australia, the new Deputy Prime Minister has promised.

Speaking at a youth radio station yesterday morning (1 July), Anthony Albanese has given a strong indication they will move to legalize same-sex marriage.

It comes after the former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who was against same-sex marriage, was outed in favor of Kevin Rudd, for gay rights.

July 2, 2013

Forced to answer in only one word, Anthony Albanese says Labor will push for same-sex marriage in Australia

Gay marriage will happen and be legal in Australia, the new Deputy Prime Minister has promised.

Speaking at a youth radio station yesterday morning (1 July), Anthony Albanese has given a strong indication they will move to legalize same-sex marriage.

It comes after the former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who was against same-sex marriage, was outed in favor of Kevin Rudd, for gay rights.

April 21, 2012

Australian Speaker of the House of Representatives, Peter Slipper, in hot water over gay sexual harassment allegations

Peter Slipper, the Speaker of the House of Representatives in Australia has been called by the Federal Opposition to step aside while allegations that he sexually harassed a male staffer are before court.

Mr Slipper, who took to Twitter this morning claiming that ‘The allegations in News Ltd papers are denied!’, is accused of only hiring 33-year-old James Ashby for the sole purpose of pursuing a sexual relationship with him.