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Here's Why 175,000 People Say They Will Party If This Anti-Gay Couple Divorces

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.19.2015 | Gay Voices

The Internet has responded in full force to an anti-gay Australian couple who vowed to get divorced if marriage equality came to their home country. ...

Couple Says They'll Get Divorced If Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.11.2015 | Gay Voices

A Christian couple in Australia has vowed to get divorced if marriage equality becomes legal. In an op-ed for the Canberra CityNews, Nick Jensen w...

An Open Letter to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Harry Cook | Posted 01.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Harry Cook

At present I'm living in Los Angeles, a wonderful place where gay people can get married legally and have the same rights as our straight counterparts. Meanwhile, Australia is painfully behind when it comes to marriage equality. I'd like to ask why you think it appropriate that Australia exempt itself from the progress we see in the rest of the Western world.

LOOK: This Kid Lobbied Australia's PM To Let His Moms Get Married -- And He Got A Response

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.12.2014 | Gay Voices

This is one pretty incredible 11 year old. Australian Orlando Burcham recently penned a letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbot asking the politician w...

LOOK: 4 Year Old Pens ADORABLE Letter Calling For Marriage Equality

James Nichols | Posted 01.24.2014 | Gay Voices

The battle for same-sex marriage rights in Australia has been tumultuous, with the country's High Court overturning recently instated marriage equalit...

Court Lays Out the Next Steps for Marriage Equality in Australia (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-12-17-AFERdec162013still.pngThe last few weeks have been quite a roller coaster for Australian couples.

The Complicated Australian Marriage Situation Explained (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-12-10-ScreenShot20131209at8.26.43PM.pngNobody's quite sure what's about to happen with marriage equality in Australia, but one thing's clear: It's going to be big.

Will Australia Go All The Way For Gay Marriage?

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 02.06.2014 | Gay Voices

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Gay and lesbian couples from around Australia joined in fragile marriages in Canberra on Saturday under the nation's bele...

WATCH: Young Boy Shocks Former Australian Prime Minister With Gay Question

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, the country's first woman to hold that office, sought to break her public silence since her defeat by ...

WATCH: Could Australia Be On Its Way To Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices

The findings of a Parliamentary Inquiry released last Friday hold exciting news for same-sex couples in Australia: New South Wales (NSW) could become...

Country Considers Bills Lifting Gay-Marriage Ban

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | Gay Voices

CANBERRA, Australia — Two rival bills that would lift a ban on gay marriage in Australia have been introduced into Parliament weeks after the ru...

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory: Australia's Battle for Marriage Equality

James Peron | Posted 02.06.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

While Prime Minister Julia Gillard is doing her best to stop marriage equality, her own party supports it. Nevertheless, Labor decided that saving her the embarrassment of defeat was more important than sticking to principle.