May 19, 2012

Australian Finance Minister Penny Wong on Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

During a television appearance on Australian television, conservative shadow minister Joe Hockey was asked by an audience member why he considers he and his wife better parents than his fellow guest Finance Minister Penny Wong. Wong's response is pitch...Read More


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A Bitter Aftertaste

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Ravi's conviction was a compelling signal that harassment and bullying of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people carries penalties. Yet the verdict also left a bitter aftertaste, as if what was being satisfied was not justice, but revenge." --...Read More


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Do Boycotts Work? [Open Thread]

Filed by Bil Browning | May 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Whether it's rightwing Christians or the gays, we both love our boycotts. The question for today is, do they work?Read More