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Here's How Many Same-Sex Couples Got Married Since The Law Changed

We've collected the data, and it turns out a lot of same-sex couples got married.

This Right Wing Shock Jock Was An Unlikely Ally In The Marriage Equality Campaign

Touted by some as the man who brought down Malcolm Turnbull, Alan Jones had a hand in the legalisation of same-sex marriage.

An Anti-Vilification Case Has Been Launched Against People Who Said Homophobic Things During The Postal Survey

The LGBTI Legal Service is targeting posts on social media and posters put up during the postal survey that vilified queer people during last year's postal survey.

Never Do This Again: Postal Survey Given The Thumbs Down

Remember that three months when everyone debated the rights of a minority group in Australia? Let's not do that again.

The Man Who Banned Same-Sex Marriage In Australia Is Now Responsible For Examining Freedoms

"This bill is necessary because there is significant community concern about the possible erosion of the institution of marriage," Philip Ruddock said in 2004.

Tim Wilson: The "No" Campaign Lost Because My Mother Wouldn't Vote Against Me

"I said to the No campaign many times, to win this vote you have to get my mother to vote against me."

"Is It Worth It?": Dean Smith's Calculated Risk On Marriage Equality

"There’ll be lots of queens there – but there’ll only be one The Queen."

A New Survey Finds Most LGBTI Australians Were Negatively Affected By The Same-Sex Marriage Vote

"The debates of the past two months hurt me and hurt my family."

Almost 17,000 Australians Sent Back Blank Same-Sex Marriage Survey Forms

Observers saw 4.8% of all responses – and largely agreed with the ABS.

People Are Annoyed With This Newspaper’s Ridiculous Front Page The Day After Australia Said YES To Marriage Equality

"Not sure Al Bundy represents the struggle by gay and lesbian people for equality after years of repression but hey."

The Gay Couples Who Have Waited Years For Same-Sex Marriage Have Finally Won

"What we heard was 61 point something — at which point I just burst into tears."

Teens Have Shown Up Under-45s With Their Participation In The Postal Survey

Looks like they figured out how to mail a letter!

75% Of People In Tony Abbott's Electorate Voted YES For Marriage Equality

A total of 133 out of 150 electorates had a majority "yes" vote.

There Were About 40 People At The "No" Campaign's Postal Survey Results Gathering

Only 17 electorates recorded a majority "no" response.

21 Reactions To The "Yes" Result That Will Make You Cry Happy Tears

After months of campaigning Australia voted "yes".

Here's Everything That Happened On The First Day Of The Senate's Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Australians overwhelmingly voted in favour of same-sex marriage, 61.6% to 38.4%.

Dean Smith Will Introduce His Same-Sex Marriage Bill Within Hours Of A “Yes” Vote

The motion is backed by a powerful cross-party coalition including senators from Labor, the Greens, and the crossbench.

Proposed "No Gay Weddings" Laws Wouldn't Pass Parliament, Says Turnbull

"If there is a yes vote tomorrow, you will see parliament at its best."

Australians Want The Right To Turn Away Gay Couples, Senator Claims

"I’ve never heard anyone call for exemptions other than these."

The Conservative Same-Sex Marriage Bill Would Roll Back Anti-Discrimination Protections

"Are we going back to a time in Australia where there were signs outside a shop saying who they would serve and who they wouldn't?"

This Week, Conservatives Lined Up To Suggest Delaying Same-Sex Marriage

Conservatives lined up each day this week to say, 'Let's not rush same-sex marriage'.

65 Times The Same-Sex Marriage Debate Was Definitely Not Respectful

"Australians are able, and have demonstrated, that they can have a respectful discussion." — Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, August 8, 2017.

The Last Voters: Here's What Happened In The Final Hour Of The Same-Sex Marriage Survey

"Honestly, I'm just like, really, really, unorganised."

Two People Crashed A Church Service To Campaign Against Same-Sex Marriage

"We would never do anything like that to churches or people who feel differently than we do."

The "No" Side In The Same-Sex Marriage Debate Has Raised $6 Million, According To Tony Abbott

The former prime minister says the "no" movement will become the conservative GetUp.

A Muslim Fashion Designer Has Created A Head Scarf In Support Of Same-Sex Marriage

"At the end of the day, everyone should feel proud of who they are."

Almost 80% Of Australians Don't Want An Unequal Same-Sex Marriage Law

Conservatives are crafting extensive religious exemptions, but a new poll suggests Australians don't want gay couples singled out.

Some LGBT People Are Boycotting The Same-Sex Marriage Survey

“If I wanted to make a fucking law, I’d get elected to parliament.”

Almost 12 Million People Have Had A Say On Other People's Marriages

There are still 4.1 million forms out there.

I Accept The Church Will Never Marry Me – But Why Can't The State? Asks Magda Szubanski

"Why should you have the right to tell me or any other person, straight or gay, what they do in the civil domain?"

Australia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Led To Human Rights Law Breaches: UN Committee

"The prohibition on same-sex marriage is creating other discriminatory distortions in Australia’s laws."

Some Of The "No" Campaign's Claims Are Hurting Children, Leading Paediatricians Say

The kids of same-sex parents are alright – but prolonged, nasty debate over their families contributes to stress and anxiety, experts say.

Sydney Anglicans Silenced In $1 Million "No" Campaign Donation Debate

"I had my papers in my hand ready to go. And then it was all just closed down."

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