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Crikey roundtable: what’s the harm of blocking LGBTIQ students and teachers?

Crikey roundtable: what’s the harm of blocking LGBTIQ students and teachers?

We asked four LGBTIQ writers what the recommendations of the Ruddock review into religious freedom mean to them.

Scott Morrison’s obsession with LGBTIQ issues is affecting his judgment

Scott Morrison’s obsession with LGBTIQ issues is affecting his judgment

Scott Morrison has a hang-up about LGBTIQ issues, and it appears to drive his obsession with religious freedom. It's an obsession his government could do without.

How the Yes campaign is being co-opted for selling undies, not solidarity

How the Yes campaign is being co-opted for selling undies, not solidarity

Many brands and public figures are draping themselves in rainbow colours and proudly sloganeering for the Yes campaign. However, this is often more part of a cynical marketing campaign than useful solidarity with the LGBTI community.

How the postal plebiscite might skew the vote

How the postal plebiscite might skew the vote

Conducting the plebiscite through the ABS as a postal vote has a number of worrying consequences. Aside from the challenge to its legality, it may skew the vote in favour of older, more conservative voters, and even, potentially, make voter fraud more likely.

Matthewson: don’t give homophobes a platform in marriage ‘debate’

Matthewson: don’t give homophobes a platform in marriage ‘debate’

If you wouldn’t uncritically air the views of anti-vaxxers or climate change conspiracists, you should avoid lending credibility to those who would demonise gays or reframe marriage equality as an attack on free speech.

Absent any legitimate argument against gay marriage, conservatives turn to symbolism

Absent any legitimate argument against gay marriage, conservatives turn to symbolism

Eric Abetz's legacy will be of the dumped former frontbencher who was obsessed with rainbow flags and rings.