Senator Eric Abetz, who last year said that “same-sex marriage is not a human right”, labelled the club’s move an instance of “Stalinist dogma”.
A little schadenfreude to start the week.
“Westpac accused people who support traditional marriage of causing 3,000 suicides each year, when in fact there was only 2,800”
“To young Australians who are gay, let me say that I will be voting yes in this plebiscite because of you”
The Chair of the Prime Minister’s indigenous advisory council made the transphobic comments in an interview on The Bolt Report.
The Liberals have come out strongly against it, while the Greens have moved to include their own amendments.
The future of a bill allowing trans and gender diverse people to easily change the gender on their birth certificate is uncertain, ahead of an expected debate in the upper house next week.
Adoption equality for gay and lesbian parents was passed in Victorian Parliament by an overwhelming majority of upper house MPs, but the clause preventing religious discrimination was removed from the bill.