Gay and bisexual men have allegedly been detained, tortured, and even killed in concentration camps in the region.
A handful of moderate Liberal MPs are hoping to hold a free vote as soon as March.
The WA Senator called the plebiscite “abhorrent’
Trent Zimmerman has become the first ever openly gay MP to be elected into the House of Representatives in Federal Parliament.
Western Australia Liberal Senator Dean Smith has said he would ask Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to consider persecuted LGBTI people in Australia’s intake of refugees from the war zones of Syria and Iraq.
Ahead of his maiden speech in the Senate yesterday, Elias Jahshan had a chat with newly-sworn in and openly gay South Australian Greens Senator Robert Simms about some of the LGBTI issues he’d like to address at a federal level.
It’s been a busy week or so for the national marriage equality debate.
THE hypocrisy of some Labor MPs really is staggering. After years of dragging their feet on support for equality, allowing the right faction to stack Senate …