A remarkable editorial, below, from The Australian today, showing the dramatic change - for no apparent reason other than the power of PR - in assumptions concerning the desirability of same-sex marriage.
Thoroughly modern marriage
The Australian, 20th August 2013, editorial
BRIAN Greig, the first self-declared homosexual in federal parliament, claimed that in 10...
SBS Insight – the art of seeking & finding offence
Two 'day after' reports on the SBS gay marriage forum deserve mention, for their first-hand account of the studious way in which gay activists will find offence where fair-minded people would find none. First, panel member Michael Cooke writes at Mercatornet:Read more
Penny Wong, the politician, dominated the evening. She brought to the studio the...
SBS Insight on gay marriage – full video & partial transcript
AMF President contribution at 24:14mins
JENNY BROCKIE: Okay, David, you're a GP and a local member of the Liberal National Party in Queensland. Your response? DR DAVID VAN GEND: It seems to me that we're getting away from the foundation of marriage. We're talking about ethnic colouring to marriage,...
Senator Wong v Dr van Gend tonight: "I'm not going to engage in that"
See how worried Senator Wong becomes as soon as marriage is reframed in terms of the child's right to a mum and a dad... This excerpt from tonight's SBS Insight forum (full show Tuesday 13th 8.30 pm SBS, repeated 1pm Wed 14th) sees the AMF President, Dr David van Gend, put it to Senator Wong...Read more