“This will be a really close contest between the Liberals and the Greens – last time we got an 8.5 per cent swing, and this time we need less than that.”
The couple are tying the knot after decades of fighting for the right to.
Introducing the two openly-gay candidates from Labor and the Greens running for the safe Liberal electorate of Higgins in Victoria in the 2016 Federal Election.
The nail-biting state election race for Prahran has left Greens MP Sam Hibbins with the seat, and he’s promised to be a voice for LGBTI people in Victorian Parliament.
Neil Pharaoh is one of the only openly-gay candidates running for a seat in Victorian Parliament’s lower house, contesting in the electorate of LGBTI-centric Prahran as a member of Labor. Here, he explains why the state-wide LGBTI community would benefit from having an MP such as him, and a Labor government that consists of a dedicated Equality Minister.