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Stop the Omnibus!

By MICHAEL HITCH “Hostile” demands from the 2017 same-sex marriage debate may be re-ignited as another religious freedom bill, heading for parliament in the coming months could aim to put the traditional "man/woman" definition of marriage back into federal legislation. LGBTIQ+ leaders fear that “hostile amendments” recommended from Philip Ruddock’s 2018 religious freedom review will […]

Sydney marches for equality

BY ALEX EUGENE Last Sunday an estimated 30,000 people marched down the streets of Sydney in support of same sex marriage, while thousands more also rallied in the Brisbane sister event. YES Campaign spokespeople Kerryn Phelps, Alex Greenwich and Tiernan Brady made passionate speeches on the day at Customs House where the Sydney march concluded. […]

Greenwich, Greens call for end to forced trans divorces

Independent Member for Sydney Alex Greenwich has joined forces with the Greens to push for reforms to the NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995 to end so-called forced divorces for trans people. Currently, NSW law requires married people undergoing a gender transition to divorce their spouses before they can be granted legal recognition […]