Oh, the week it was. We found out that Trumble is sleeping on the couch, AusPol kicked back into its petty stride and Fox Sports fought a bloke who televised a fight.
Not content with a burning van outside his office, Lyle Shelton’s comments on marriage have immolated the bridge between logic and the rest of us.
His ongoing to and fro with marriage equality has seen PM Malcolm Turnbull banned from 2017’s Mardi Gras, a move set to cause more division.
With George Brandis set to meet Mark Dreyfus to organise the terms of the plebiscite, one reader had something to get off his chest.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, Peta Credlin got around the plebiscite deadlock, the Internet went wackadoo after a lightning bolt killed some ruminants, and meme Gene Wilder died at 83.
With Labor set to reject the same-sex marriage plebiscite, and the Coalition set to remove the possibility of a vote if they do; what have we learnt?
Hello all and welcome to this week’s Current Affairs Wrap. Tragedy has struck in central Italy, more controversy on the coast of France, Plebiscite madness at home and some feels from the US for a change.
The upcoming plebiscite on same-sex marriage will decide my future, and, as the day drags closer, all I feel is fear, apathy and disassociation.
Its a very special wrap this week focusing on the Brexit. Economists, Neo-cons, Expert commentary from Lindsay Lohan. Hooley dooley.
I’m not for same-sex marriage, nor am I against it; I merely feel a reality check is needed – on both sides of the issue – John Moneir
Actor Harry Cook won the love lottery, it’s just a shame that he doesn’t have the same rights as other people…
After the marriage equality decision, Rob Idol looks upon the recent history of democratic rule-bending and casts a no confidence vote.
Mike Welsh lives in Utopia (re: Canberra), but after the recent Nick & Sarah Jensen fallout, he just can’t tolerate the intolerance of the so-called “tolerant”.
Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina cops a fair whack from Michael Burrill in his Current Affairs Wrap, although, as usual, ‘Tone’ doesn’t escape, and, unsurprisingly, both relate to the treatment of asylum seekers.
Congratulating Luke Foley on his unopposed election as NSW Labor leader, Independent MP for Sydney Alex Greenwich urges him to evolve on marriage equality and maintain Labor’s support for anti-discrimination legislation.
Liberty Counsel gives Christianity a bad name, writes Conrad Liveris, with its latest swipe at marriage equality possibly leading to men cheating on their wives.
To Richard Jackson, Ian Thorpe’s coming out has massive implications not only for acceptance of homosexuality in Australian sports and media but also gay marriage.
Both reaching back to their Christian (long ago) pasts, TBS publisher Alexandra Tselios and Editor Paul Bugeja go head-to-head on the debate over Same Sex Marriage.
Jordan King Lacroix fears that unless Australia comes out of the Dark Ages about same-sex marriage, we will fall behind a major global shift in attitudes.