The gay and lesbian community is in the worst position it’s been for 40 years following the federal election result, leading gay rights activist Rodney Croome said today.

The new government will be the “worst one we’ve ever had”, he said, as the Coalition looked certain to win control of the Senate. This will mean they can pass any legislation they put forward without bowing to pressure from the more left-leaning parties -“ Labor, Greens and Democrats.

“Having already started to lurch far to the right on s

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