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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

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

Advocating for equality

AME representatives have made the case for marriage equality at the Senate inquiry into marriage equality. Click here for Malcolm McPherson’s address and here for Rodney Croome’s. For more about the inquiry, click here

Marriage equality: a symbol of love

The following address was delivered by AME campaign director, Rodney Croome, at the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee hearing into marriage equality on 3.5.12 Hundreds of thousands of Australians from all walks of life are excluded from one of our society’s most important legal and social institutions, marriage, for Read More

Marriage equality: the lived reality

The following address was prepared for the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legal Affairs Committee hearing into marriage equality by AME Board Memeber, Malcolm McPherson, on 3.5.12. Senators, thank you for inviting us to meet with you this morning. This issue is not an academic issue for me. It is a Read More