Category Archives: Politics

Gladstone Rally for Equal Marriage

Marriage equality rally for Gladstone, Queensland, one of Australia’s largest commodity export ports.

Rainbow Report: Is Equal Marriage Dead?

Is Equal Marriage Dead? Andrew Barr, James Vigus, Alex Greenwich, Bob Such, Rob Mitchell & The Rainbow Reporter explore.

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Keep Religion Out of Schools

One of many fine ideas to come out of the United States of America: that in a pluralistic, multicultural society, state and religion must be kept strictly separate. And that…

Marriage Equality videos 3

We may have had a setback but we will marry in Australia, soon!

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Rediscover Pride

Are we really Out & Proud, or do we just have our hand out?

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Alex Greenwich About to Make History

Miles Heffernan muses on the significance of former Australian Marriage Equality boss Alex Greenwich’s bid for a seat in the NSW parliament.

Failure to Respond

Journalist Miles Heffernan gives an account of his numerous attempts to contact Ray Mackereth prior to publication, which received no response. Mackereth is welcome to submit a rebuttal to The Stirrer if he wishes.

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Campaigning on pointless promises

Last night I got home from a solid workout at the gym, cooked myself a healthy dinner and sat down to read my emails.  First cab off the ranks was…

Gay Businessman Claims He Brought Down Queensland AIDS Council

Did Queensland gay businessman Ray Mackereth really bring down QAHC, as he claims, or is he just grandstanding? Miles Heffernan investigates.

Rainbow Report on Obscenity

Tonight we tackle a contentious topic with some contentious guests. What is obscenity? How do you define it? Who defines it? What’s the difference between obscene, for example, and pornographic?…