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You’ve got hate mail (and there’s not a lot you can do about it)

You’ve got hate mail (and there’s not a lot you can do about it)

Some inflammatory pamphlets that caused a stir during the postal survey are back, and they raise a more general question about what standards we should accept in our mailboxes.

Gay Nationals candidate pilloried for his sexuality at preselection meeting

Gay Nationals candidate pilloried for his sexuality at preselection meeting

The creaking Nationals are in damage control after a homophobic slur dominates preselections.

Religious zealots (like Abbott) who oppose same-sex marriage are trying to impose sharia law

Religious zealots (like Abbott) who oppose same-sex marriage are trying to impose sharia law

Australians seem to be perpetually scared of the potential imposition of sharia law, of losing the freedom to live as they desire. But is not our denial of same-sex marriage exactly that?

‘Think of the kids’ homophobes silent on church child abuse

‘Think of the kids’ homophobes silent on church child abuse

While peddling the smear that same-sex parenting harms kids, anti-marriage equality advocates stay silent on child abuse by churches.

Latham dumped by Sky News after calling a high schooler ‘gay’

Latham dumped by Sky News after calling a high schooler ‘gay’

The former Labor leader, and former Financial Review columnist, and former Spectator writer, is now a former Sky News broadcaster.

The right’s ‘free speech’ obsession has created a monster

The right’s ‘free speech’ obsession has created a monster

The freedom to say the most monstrous things possible is fueling the rise of fascism.

Disharmony day: One Nation candidate woes continue

Disharmony day: One Nation candidate woes continue

One Nation candidate Tracey Bell-Henselin posted several homophobic comments on her own Facebook page.

Midsumma considers dumping News Corp sponsorship deal

Midsumma considers dumping News Corp sponsorship deal

The Midsumma LGBTIQ festival is reconsidering a sponsorship deal with conservative news organisation News Corp because of numerous attacks on the queer community in News Corp publications.

Meet the US group inspiring the ACL’s new anti-gay legal strategy

Meet the US group inspiring the ACL’s new anti-gay legal strategy

One of this group's passions is challenging the legality of abortion exclusion zones.