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Media Release: Thousands of Same-Sex Couples to Marry in ACT

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Marriage equality advocates have said they expect thousands of same-sex couples to marry in the ACT once historic legislation passes and have set up a “wedding register” for the couples to register their intention to marry, be informed about the process, and share their stories with the world. Australia Marriage Read More

A new voice for marriage equality

A tumultuous year in 2012 for the LGBTI community around the country and especially in Queensland was reason enough for Brisbane rights advocate Chad St James (pictured) to create something that could galvanise the community in the face of growing adversity. Disappointed at the state of the marriage equality debate Read More

Community anger over abstained vote

Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby (pictured) continues to come under fire from marriage equality advocates and constituents for abstaining on last year’s gay marriage vote in the federal Parliament. The Melbourne Ports electorate includes the suburbs of Southbank, South Melbourne, Albert Park, Balaclava, parts of Caulfield and St Kilda, where Read More

Thirteen marriage equality moments in 2012

2012 was a year of highs and lows for marriage equality. But support continues to grow, as we can see from these thirteen key marriage equality moments. Jan 27: Nicola Roxon fulfils an ALP promise to remove the bureaucratic obstacles to same-sex couples marrying overseas. Feb 14: Magda Szubanski comes Read More

City of Vincent recognises gay couples

The City of Vincent yesterday became the first WA local government to set up a register which recognises gay and lesbian couples. The council almost unanimously passed the motion on Tuesday night which allows gay and straight couples to attend a brief ceremony and receive a certificate recognising their relationship Read More