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Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The fliers, the latest salvo in a heated national debate, were denounced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this week.

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There's a powerful conservative case to be made for gay marriage in Australia

There's a powerful conservative case to be made for gay marriage in Australia | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

On January 1 this year, the tiny territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic became the latest country to allow same-sex marriage. Its elected council voted for the reform after a consultation found that a majority of its 5600 residents supported the change. After all, isn't that what's meant to happen in a representative democracy?

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One after another, countries across the world have legalised gay marriage, usually because that is what their people wanted.  Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the UK, the US and Uruguay have all taken this step.  Finland is about to follow.

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