Tag Archive | Alex Greenwich

Australia: Share your story by Valentine’s Day for Religious Freedom Review

Australia: Share your story by Valentine’s Day for Religious Freedom Review

The Equality Campaign of Australia are asking the LGBT community there to share their story by Valentine’s Day, so that any new legislation on religious freedom in Australia, since equal marriage became legal, does not impact badly on the community. Alex Greenwich of the Equality Campaign makes the following points: “Religious Freedom Review The Government […]

Australia: Alex Greenwich – “Our Country Can Be Truly Proud” Of Equal Marriage Victory

Australia: Alex Greenwich – “Our Country Can Be Truly Proud” Of Equal Marriage Victory

Alex Greenwich of The Equality Campaign is justly proud of the LGBT community and its supporters’ achievement of marriage equality in Australia yesterday, and the fact that they have done it “simply and fairly”. “[…] marriage equality is now law! […] our country can be truly proud”, he said. Greenwich, originally from New Zealand, moved to […]

Australia: Vote ‘Yes’ campaign full steam ahead after High Court marriage equality outcome

Australia: Vote ‘Yes’ campaign full steam ahead after High Court marriage equality outcome

The Australian marriage equality plebiscite is due to begin on September 12, after the Australian High Court yesterday (September 7) ruled in favour of the Australian Government, in the Human Rights Law Centre’s challenge against the postal vote. Anna Brown, Director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law Centre, representing Australian Marriage Equality, and Senator […]

Australia: Marriage Equality -The politicians are meeting Monday – call them now!

Australia: Marriage Equality -The politicians are meeting Monday – call them now!

A bill is being drafted, supportive politicians want the Government to allow a free vote, and some in the Coalition are even willing to cross the floor to make sure the Australian Parliament takes action on marriage equality. Alex Greenwich of the Equality Campaign says: “Having been active on this campaign for over a decade, […]

Australia:  Time to make them vote!

Australia: Time to make them vote!

Alex Greenwich of The Equality Campaign in Australia has stated that they feel it is time to make Australian politicians vote on marriage equality. He says: “Australian politicians return to Parliament on Tuesday — a perfect opportunity to decide LGBTI couples are equal under the law. But they won’t unless Australians make them by taking action […]