Apple is celebrating Australian marriage equality with its new Iphone X ad campaign 'First Dance.' The ads feature footage of real same-sex couples enjoying the first dance at their weddings. All of the footage was shot on the Iphone X and the soundtrack is Courtney Barnett’s cover of ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ by INXS. The campaign features a 60 second ad, plus three shorter versions which each feature one couple. The couples are Meg and Ann-Marie, Nick and Rob and Antony and Ro
On Wednesday the Senate passed marriage equality 43 votes to 12, with Labor, the Greens, the Nick Xenaphon Team and Liberal marriage equality supporters voting down conservative amendments aimed at weakening discrimination protections. The Senate chamber erupted with applause after the historic vote, with Senators hugging and crying. "This is the Senate's day," said Liberal senator Dean Smith, whose bill was being debated. "This is a demonstration that working across the cham
After Australia voted Yes to marriage equality on Wednesday, Liberal Senator Dean smith, Labor, the Greens, the Nick Xenophon Team and Derryn Hinch, introduced their marriage amendment bill to parliament. On Thursday, Smith opened debate on the bill by paying tribute to one of it's architects, long-time marriage equality campaigner, Liberal Warren Entsch. "When I look at this victory and the thousands who made it possible, I keep thinking of one man - the one who carried the
Australia has voted YES to marriage equality in the same-sex marriage postal survey.
The survey results were announced in a press conference at 10am and posted on the Australian Bureau Of Statistics website.
The results were YES 61.6% and No 38.4%.
Prime Minister Turnbull has done a deal with the cross bench, the Greens and Labor to debate the cross-party marriage equality bill written by Liberal Senator Dean Smith and supported by Labor. He has rejected Senator Jam
The Same-Sex Marriage Postal Survey has finally come to an end, with results to be announced tomorrow at 10am Eastern Standard Time in a press conference in Canberra. They will also be posted on the Australian Bureau Of Statistics website and the ABC and SBS will air the results live. The Equality Campaign has organised a range of viewing events in capital cities around Australia, so jump on to their website to find one near you. Liberal Senator Dean Smith has designed a cros
Photo credit: Joesl Skingle Photography If the polls are accurate, Australia will be celebrating a Yes vote in the marriage equality postal survey this month. That makes it the perfect time to pore over other queer couples’ wedding photos in search of inspiration for your own big day. That’s exactly what Australian couple Tara Baker and Arlia Hassel, founders of Dancing With Her, tried to do after Tara proposed last year. “The very next day we went to a three-story magazine s