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Australian newspaper cartoon depicts LGBT people as Nazis ahead of equal marriage vote

“Polls have consistently shown that a majority of Australians support marriage equality, and there are fears the non-binding public vote will give rise to homophobic vitriol in the media – vitriol which, as Bill Leaks’ cartoon suggests, is already starting to build…” Continue reading

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Christians being silenced in Australia

Howard referred to a “dangerous anti-religious” push. But this assertion shows a complete misunderstanding of the aims of secularists. Policies such as Religious Instruction and the National Chaplaincy Program overtly promote religion, by placing non-teaching staff, such as priests and ministers, in the classroom and school grounds. Continue reading

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Pamphlet claims gay marriage would lead to sexual diseases, drug use and unemployment

Dr Liz Short, who led a review same-sex parenting research for the Australian Psychological Society, said the pamphlet was “factually incorrect and deeply damaging”.

The children of same-sex couples are likely to be at least as well adjusted, socially, emotionally, and academically, as other children, she said. Continue reading

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