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Australian PM Tony Abbott To Glower From Audience At Lesbian Sister’s Wedding

From Australia’s Daily Telegraph: Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will “do the right thing” and attend his gay sister’s wedding but could never support the marriage. And his sister Christine Forster’s engagement to partner Virginia Edwards will not dim his Government’s fight against the country’s first same-sex marriage laws in the ACT. “If there’s a ceremony of some kind, …

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AUSTRALIA: National Capital Territory To Legalize Marriage By End Of Year

Australia’s equivalent of Washington, DC, the Capital Territory, is set to legalize same-sex marriage by the end of the year. The Labor administration of the territory will put forward a bill that will enable gay marriage, following a decade-long attempt to legislate in the area. Seven years ago, the John Howard-led government used its federal powers to overturn an ACT …

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