Tag Archive | Equal Marriage

As Australian LGBT Community Celebrate, NI LGBT Feel More Isolated

As Australian LGBT Community Celebrate, NI LGBT Feel More Isolated

Yesterday, Wednesday 15th November, Australia voted overwhelmingly that they wish to allow same-sex marriage, in their marriage equality plebiscite. Meanwhile, Theresa May’s UK government is propped up by the DUP in Northern Ireland, a party that has consistently blocked the north’s LGBT community equal marriage rights.

Australia: Waiting For Result From Plebiscite On Marriage Equality

Australia: Waiting For Result From Plebiscite On Marriage Equality

After months of campaigning for a fairer Australia in the postal survey, Australians will find out the results this week! The ABS will announce the outcome in Canberra on Wednesday at 10am AEDT. In every capital city, as well as towns across Australia, YES supporters are gathering to watch what unfolds. Whatever the result, many […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign – Great voting turnout figures!

Australia: The Equality Campaign – Great voting turnout figures!

The Equality Campaign in Australia have had some great news: the ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) has released their turnout figures for this week, and 77% of Australians have returned their survey!  When this survey was first announced, there were serious concerns Aussies wouldn’t post their surveys back. They had political pundits predicting turnouts lower […]

NI: Stonewall And The Rainbow Project Launch Workplace Partnership And Client Account Manager Wanted

NI: Stonewall And The Rainbow Project Launch Workplace Partnership And Client Account Manager Wanted

Two charities join forces to support LGBT-inclusive employers, the Diversity Champions programme is to be extended in Northern Ireland, and Northern Ireland’s top LGBT employer to be named by 2019 Two leading LGBT charities – The Rainbow Project and Stonewall – are joining forces to support LGBT-inclusive employers in Northern Ireland. The partnership, announced last Thursday (26 […]

Liberia: Female Presidential Candidate Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Liberia: Female Presidential Candidate Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Macdella Cooper, the only female candidate in the presidential election in Libera, a country on the west coast of Africa with a population of 4 and a half million people, has indicated that she supports equal marriage, and that gays and lesbians should be allowed to practice their relationships without discrimination, according to allafrica.com. She […]

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

If you are an Australian living abroad, for instance in Ireland, but have registered an overseas address with the Electoral Roll, or can nominate a trusted person to vote on your behalf, or get a secure access code from the ABS, you will still be able to vote in the Australian marriage equality plebiscite, according […]

Australia: 20,000 at Sydney Gay Marriage Rally Ahead of Postal Vote Plebiscite

Australia: 20,000 at Sydney Gay Marriage Rally Ahead of Postal Vote Plebiscite

More than 20,000 people rallied in Sydney yesterday (Sunday 10th September) urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, days ahead of a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country. Organizers said the gathering was Australia’s largest gay rights demonstration, as a diverse range of people, clad in rainbow colours, converged on the […]