The recent mass rallies for unionism and the Yes victory in the marriage equality survey may represent a pivotal moment in the reversal of inequalities in Australia, writes Senator Lee Rhiannon. Let’s take the first. There can be little argument that income and wealth inequality has worsened in recent decades. With real wages stagnant or [...]Show More Summary
Wonkette reports: Meet Dana Nessel, a Democratic candidate for Michigan Attorney General. She’s a Detroit attorney who became Michigan-famous for leading the legal fight for marriage equality in the Great Lakes State (and in the Wolverine State, too). Show More Summary
Campaign Action Roy Moore, the notorious Alabama judge and now the Republican nominee for Senate in that state, has made his name on things like putting a 10 Commandments monument in a court building and ordering probate judges not to follow the law on marriage equality after the U.S. Show More Summary
Amid calls from conservatives for him to be banned, Macklemore performed his gay anthem “Same Love” at the National Rugby League final in Melbourne, and pledged all proceeds from sales in Australia to the fight for marriage equality....Show More Summary
Meet David Pocock, the Straight Aussie Rugby Player Fighting for Marriage Equality The debate around Aussie marriage equality has been growing at a fast pace, and Pocock has emerged as an advocate Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Breaking Down Marriage Equality in Australia with LGBTQ Activist Nic Holas (Video) Hornet Senior Editor Alexander Kacala sat down with LGBTQ and HIV activist Nic Holas to discuss the fight for marriage equality in Australia. Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The activist's fight for marriage equality led to landmark SCOTUS ruling.
The fight for marriage equality is important. But there’s no room in it for racism, writes Anisha Gautam. Growing up in Australia with a hyphenated migrant identity is a unique experience, and yet it would be fair to say that most migrant Australians, particular those with visible differences, will at some point in their lives face [...]Show More Summary
From curbing smoking to fighting for marriage equality, some of our biggest societal changes have been backed by big nonprofits in campaigns that have taken decades. Here’s how they did it. About 80% of the world’s richest philanthropic claim to want to invest in social change, but only 20% do. Show More Summary
Everyone has a role in keeping the bastards honest, particularly the bastards fighting marriage equality. Ben Eltham explains. In nearly a decade covering politics for New Matilda, I’ve seen plenty of perfidy, mendacity and deceit. The Rudd-Gillard years were chock full of lies and stupidity, and then we elected Tony Abbott. Labor’s leadership saga springs [...]Show More Summary
As odorous as it is, the postal plebiscite on marriage equality still smells like progress, writes long-time same-sex marriage campaigner Brian Lau. Australia’s 45th Parliament has given it a roadmap to marriage equality. Having campaigned for marriage equality for over a decade, I have seen the twisting highs and lows. My heart has jumped more [...]Show More Summary
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says he “won’t be making any compromises” in his fight for marriage equality in Northern Ireland.
A federal judge today ordered the state to cover the fees for lawyers representing the couples who sued Davis when she shut down marriage license operations.
Around the World: Hong Kong Teens Love Porn, Australia Violates Intl Law, UK Hate Crimes on the Rise In this month's look at world news, we check in on how the fight for marriage equality is going, plus some great news about representation Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Taiwan's giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn't over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries. Challenges to an Asia-wide embrace...Show More Summary
It’s “banning” two scoops of the same flavor Ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has never shied away from getting political, and now, they’re doing their part to fight for marriage equality Down Under: The U.S.-based brand has announced...Show More Summary
"What happened...has reinvigorated me."
Game of Thrones star Kristian Nairn is saying a lot more than "Hodor!" these days. The Northern Ireland native, known for acting in HBO's Game of Thrones and for his DJ sets on his "Rave of Thrones" tour, is speaking out for same-sex marriage in his country. Show More Summary
Kristian Nairn says it's a "disgrace" that his native Northern Ireland has yet to legalize same-sex marriage.