Coogee MP adds voice to growing chorus of politicians seeking an official admission that policing at the 1978 march was heavy-handed and arrests unnecessary.
Campaigners dismiss non-binding vote as little more than a nationwide pub quiz but say it could be the next big push marriage equality needs. However, there are fears a vote could stir up anti-LGBTI sentiment.
The Animal Justice party’s Mark Pearson is one of six LGBTI MPs in NSW – officially Australia’s gayest parliament. He talks to the Star Observer about why animal rights matter and his youthful run-ins with now colleague Fred Nile.
Despite election loss, the marriage equality advocate is back in the NSW Parliament as Labor votes to reinstall former minister into the upper house
Shayne Mallard may well be the only Liberal politician to have married his same-sex partner, but the newly-minted NSW upper house MP says Canberra should focus on marriage equality while Macquarie St gets on with building the state.
City of Sydney votes to keep $50,000 Darlinghurst flagpole in place alongside future artwork.
Sydney’s Alex Greenwich and Newtown’s Jenny Leong talk to the Star Observer about their priorities for the gay community as “pink electorates” reject the major parties.
On the eve of the NSW state election, Premier Mike Baird talks to the Star Observer about why LGBTI voters should trust the Liberals but reasserts his opposition to marriage equality.
Sydney electorate candidates for Saturday’s NSW State Election clash over controversial legislation following scores of business closures.