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Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
A leaked recording of Christopher Pyne boasting of the success of the Liberal moderates threatens to further divide the party.
Sometimes it’s hard to believe Christopher Pyne is actually a politician, let alone a cabinet minister. Often he seems a Peter Pan figure who treats federal politics like it was a university campus. To…
Margaret Court’s views on homosexuality do not reflect those of most Christians.
There is nothing inherently Christian about the so-called traditional arrangement of the nuclear family.
The number of men married to each other who have children is rising following legal rulings about marriage equality.
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers. But it looks like gay fathers could be more apt to volunteer at their children's schools.
Peter Dutton casts himself as championing freedom of speech.
Peter Dutton has advised Alan Joyce and other business executives who have written to Malcolm Turnbull urging action on same-sex marriage to “stick to their knitting”. It’s advice some in the government…
Involuntary bachelors, who fail to add fruit to their family tree are often referred to as "bare branches". And the Chinese state has recently started to worry about them.
Protesting against laws limiting access to abortions.
Recent Supreme Court rulings played a crucial role in the cultural politics that got Donald Trump elected.
Western Australian Liberal Dean Smith broke ranks with his colleagues, opposing parliament outsourcing a decision on same-sex marriage.
The Senate has put to the sword the ill-fated plebiscite, killed by a remarkable combination of supporters and opponents of changing the law to allow gay people to marry. It was defeated on Monday night…
Nick Xenophon's two new Senate colleagues, Stirling Griff and Skye Kakoschke-Moore, are no strangers to the political process.
Speculation has fallen on whether Labor will maintain its planned policy of enforcing a binding vote on marriage equality.
Now that Labor has shot down the government's proposed plebiscite on same-sex marriage, the issue of marriage equality threatens to haunt Malcolm Turnbull's prime ministership.
Maybe we should just live together…
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Marriage rates have been falling for decades and are now at their lowest in at least 150 years. What's wrong with getting hitched?
People judge companies that renege on social causes more harshly.
Withdrawing support for marriage equality can prompt a community backlash and alienate employees and customers.
Is Malcolm Turnbull’s rhetoric substantive, or will we just see the continuation of old habits?
Polls are revealing the vast popularity of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, but is his rhetoric of reform simply a matter of appearance, or a sign of substantial change in Australian policy?
The US Supreme Court decision should make conservatives around the world pay attention.
In the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, decided on 26 June 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled by a 5-4 majority in favour of same-sex marriage. The majority judges have held that state…
Tony Abbott risks having same-sex marriage used against him electorally – just as his Liberal Party once tried to use it against Labor.
As opposition leader Bill Shorten prepares to introduce an amendment on Monday to the Marriage Act to legalise same-sex marriage, why has Australia lagged so far behind?
Bill Shorten will introduce a same-sex marriage bill to the lower house.
Bill Shorten is acting to force the Liberals' hand on gay marriage by giving notice he will move a private member's bill in the House of Representatives on Monday.
Jubilant scenes from Ireland’s ‘Yes’ cohort after a referendum victory that is echoing around the world.
The impact of Ireland's affirmative vote on marriage equality is getting attention from all around the world. Will the result create a "social revolution" as some are suggesting?
As that famous Irish poet W. B. Yeats put it; all has changed, changed utterly.
Yes or No to equal marriage rights? Irish voters will have their say on Friday May 22, with the result due on Saturday.
While Ireland's pro-marriage equality campaign is leading in the polls, the gap has narrowed ahead of Friday's vote. And history shows that Irish referendums can be far closer than the polls predict.