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Julia Gillard

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11:07 AM — Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is to be pressed on her views on gay marriage when she hosts a dinner for three gay couples. As part of a charity auction, the prime minister offered to host a dinner for six guests at her official residence in Canberra.

  • 8th June 2011

    Three out of four Australians believe gay marriage will soon be a reality 18

    Three out of four Australians say they believe gay marriage will soon be legal in their country

    12:07 PM — Three out of four Australians believe same-sex marriage will be made legal in their country, a poll showed Wednesday, prompting gay activists to renew their fight to be able to marry.

  • 5th March 2011

    Sydney explodes in Mardi Gras of celebration and protest at Australia’s ban on gay marriage 15

    Sydney Mardi Gras is one of the largest in the world (Photo Credit: Twitter.com/asofeye)

    5:13 PM — Tens of thousands of people have marched through the streets at Sydney's 34th gay Mardi Gras parade. The event was dubbed "Say Something" to protest at Australia's federal ban on gay marriage.

  • 4th March 2011

    Poland to speed ahead of Australia on same-sex marriage equality 17

    The Polish government may provide same-sex couples with the required documentation to marry abroad

    10:28 AM — There are signs that Poland, which currently has a ban on same-sex marriage and a poor recent track record on LGBT rights, may finally be on the first step to marriage equality by providing gay men and lesbians with the documentation required to marry overseas.

  • 3rd March 2011

    Julia Gillard faces potential backbench rebellion over gay marriage 29

    Julia Gillard is reportedly playing down a backbench revolt on same-sex marriage

    3:21 PM — Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is reportedly playing down a revolt by backbench Labour MPs who support a Greens bill that would enable gay marriages to take place in the territories.

  • 8th February 2011

    Australian MP polls constituents on gay marriage 10

    Polls show more support for marriage equality

    4:51 PM — Australian Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull has begun polling his constituents on the issue of marriage equality. The former opposition leader has sent questionnaires to residents in his Sydney seat of Wentworth.

  • 29th November 2010

    Australian gay MPs call for gay marriage 14

    Penny Wong is now in favour of gay marriaghe

    4:34 PM — Two openly gay MPs in Australia have backed calls for gay marriage. Senator Penny Wong and Greens leader Bob Brown spoke about why gay people should be given full marriage equality.

  • 22nd November 2010

    Australian Greens predict legal gay marriage as poll shows majority support 7

    The Australian Greens say gay marriage will soon be legalised

    2:58 PM — The Australian Green party is predicting that gay marriage will soon become law as a poll shows 57 per cent of the public are in favour of the change. Of the 37 per cent who were against the change, 16 per cent were opposed and 21 per cent were strongly opposed.

  • 18th November 2010

    Australian MPs to canvass voters on gay marriage 4

    Australian MPs voted to canvass the public on gay marriage

    12:02 PM — Australian politicians will ask voters whether gay marriage should be legalised after the Green Party won a motion on the issue. A recent poll commissioned by gay groups found 62 per cent of respondents in favour of the change.

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