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If Australians voting "yes" to marriage didn't upset Court enough, Martina Navratilova dragged her on Twitter about the upcoming holidays.

November 16 2017 8:43 PM

But the mail-in survey alone won't change the law — the fate of same-sex marriage is in the hands of their Parliament. 

November 16 2017 4:16 PM

After a military takeover of the government, the anti-LGBT president may be succeeded by his equally anti-LGBT vice president.

November 16 2017 1:29 PM

Their parade was an act of defiance.

November 14 2017 7:04 PM

The world is celebrating. 

November 14 2017 7:04 PM

With the marriage equality postal survey now over in Australia, more than 30 Australian filmmakers and actors have been collaborating internationally over the past month on the I Do Project. 

November 14 2017 4:32 AM

The right is using marriage equality as a Trojan horse for anti-LGBT legislation.

November 13 2017 7:32 PM