Most North American consumers generally prefer advertising with male-female couples rather than same-sex couples. But changes in how brands frame the messages of advertisements could change that.
Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics.
In the year since the resounding Yes vote in the same-sex marriage survey, the flag has clearly escaped the pole or the street bunting of pride festival times to become ever present in our cities.
The political power of Germany's Russian community is significant, and it's helped fuel the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party known as the AfD.
The current loophole for religious schools does not reflect what the majority of Australia thinks about education, religion and LGBTIQ+ people.
The different legal protections between marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation.
The new prime minister has said he believes 'the Bible is not a policy handbook'. However, his faith has certainly had an influence on his worldview.
The Uniting Church has been grappling with questions of faith and sexuality for decades - and its openness has led to relatively smooth changes to doctrine and practice.
The Liberals who want to tear down Malcolm Turnbull claim they are in a battle for the heart and soul of the party - but where is this heart and soul, and how strong is it?
The government won't be putting out the report before the July 28 byelections, and that tells us something. There are concerns about how this issue will run in the public domain.
As Australian society changes, some religious groups are struggling to adjust to their new, less influential place in it.
Six months after same-sex marriage became legal in Australia, none of the disasters the "no" side warned about have come to fruition, but there is still some way to go to achieve real equality.
Civil partnerships were introduced as a quick-fix device for a minority group. Instead, they ended up forcing heterosexuals to campaign for the same rights as LGBTQ+ people.
In response to the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia, conservative clergy have hardened their stance against it, causing even more pain for same-sex Christian couples.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that EU member states must recognise same-sex marriages concluded elsewhere in the EU, even if they don't allow same-sex marriage.
New research shows that LGB people living in communities with low levels of stigma report better health and well-being.
Some Australian Christians claim to be persecuted – this is not only wrong, it is an insult to thousands around the world who are at risk because of their religion.
On the Sydney Mardi Gras march of 1978.
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On a cold Saturday night in Sydney on June 24, 1978, a number of gay men, lesbians and transgender people marched into the pages of Australian social history. I was one of them.
Even though more than half of Australia's Christians are in favour of marriage equality, churches have been slow to allow it – here's why.
George Brandis told the Senate that classical liberal values were under 'greater challenge than at any time in my memory'.