Back in Australia. Tuesday, I spoke of a motion that MP Terri Butler wanted to introduce on Wednesday, know that the government has not appreciated this attempt, considering it a "pathetic political stunt" and immediately rejected by a 83-57 vote.
The weeks are alike in Australia because two weeks ago I told you about a bill introduced by the Labor party to legalize equal marriage, which had been totally rejected by the members of the government because judged as an attempt to win over voting for the elections.
Well, this week, know that a new draft to be introduced by Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm.
The atmosphere is not cool in Australia within the LGBT community because we just learned that the government, including Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, refused to clearly set a date for the plebiscite and for the vote on equal marriage, which suggests that it does not wish to rule and could favor a delay.
In Australia, the Labor party will try to pass a bill on marriage equality in parliament this week.
More good news from Australia, where same-sex couples will be able to adopt in the state of Victoria. Still nothing new on the federal level, but it moves in the states!
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) will organize its Oceania Human Rights and Health Conference from 9 to 11 March.
Pending the equal marriage in Australia, the members of the Parliament in Queensland, an Australian state, voted in favor of civil unions.
Legal action launched in Colorado could push the United States to recognize the people who do not identify as "male" or "female" on passports.
Back in Australia where the new prime minister Malcolm Turnbull finally decided to hold the plebiscite on marriage equality and where the Australian Marriage Equality group (AME) announces that it only needs eight votes of deputies to approve the equal marriage bill.
#Spoilers - «Neighbours» is an Australian soap opera aired around the world. We just heard with pleasure that one of the most popular characters in the series, Steph Scully, played by actress Carla Bonner, will not only return to the series in a regular role in October but will have a relationship with a woman named Belinda.