Australian play Lost Boys explores same-sex marriage and history of gay hate attacks

Australian play Lost Boys explores same-sex marriage and history of gay hate attacks

Posted May 18, 2018 05:03:01 Same-sex marriage might be legal now, but the ‘yes’ vote did not bury Australia’s grim history of anti-gay violence. The issue is the focus of a new play, Lost Boys, by award-winning writer Lachlan Philpott. It juxtaposes the national plebiscite on same-sex marriage in 2017 …

Wallabies star Israel Folau tweets anti-gay sermon warning against tolerating same-sex marriage

Wallabies star Israel Folau tweets anti-gay sermon warning against tolerating same-sex marriage

Updated May 09, 2018 09:42:54 Photo: Israel Folau has previously met with Rugby Australia officials over the airing of his religious views on same-sex marriage. (AP: Niall Carson) Wallabies and Waratahs star Israel Folau has courted controversy yet again on social media, tweeting a link to a sermon warning against …

Woman who sacked contractor opposed to same-sex marriage cleared by Fair Work

Woman who sacked contractor opposed to same-sex marriage cleared by Fair Work

Updated April 19, 2018 15:28:19 A woman who stopped using the services of a children’s party entertainer after learning she publicly supported the No side of the same-sex marriage debate has been cleared by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Madlin Sims’s party business ended its relationship with a contractor, identified only …

Costa Rica election: Author Carlos Alvarado Quesada wins presidency with support for same-sex marriage

Costa Rica election: Author Carlos Alvarado Quesada wins presidency with support for same-sex marriage

Updated April 03, 2018 11:58:30 Photo: Carlos Alvarado Quesada has promised to defend gay rights. (AP: Arnulfo Franco) The centre-left’s Carlos Alvarado Quesada has defeated a conservative Protestant singer in Costa Rica’s presidential runoff election by promising to allow gay marriage, protecting the country’s reputation for tolerance. A former Minister …

Costa Rica election: Author Carlos Quesada wins presidency with support for same-sex marriage

Costa Rica election: Author Carlos Quesada wins presidency with support for same-sex marriage

Updated April 02, 2018 19:33:40 Photo: Carlos Quesada has promised to defend gay rights. (AP: Arnulfo Franco) The centre-left’s Carlos Alvarado Quesada has defeated a conservative Protestant singer in Costa Rica’s presidential runoff election by promising to allow gay marriage, protecting the country’s reputation for tolerance. A former Minister and …