During the Howard GovernmentCoalition policy was strongly against same-sex marriage and introduced legislation to ban it. Parliament of Australia. Namespaces Article Talk. JAMA Psychiatry. As we approach the fourth anniversary of the ruling, here are five key facts about same-sex marriage:.
Family acceptance in adolescence and the health of LGBT young adults. Journals Of The Senate No. These and other legislative efforts likely have mental health implications for LGBT youth, but no studies to date have specifically documented the link between these laws and youth mental health.
The direction stated that the last day citizens would have to include their information on the electoral roll would be 24 August On 4 Februaryseveral Coalition MPs who support same-sex marriage stated to Fairfax Media they would push to abandon the government's plebiscite policy over the following fortnight in favour of a free vote on the floor of Parliament.
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In November , Liberal Democratic Party senator David Leyonhjelm reintroduced the Freedom to Marry Bill in the Senate, though by March Leyonhjelm had deferred the imminent second reading of his bill due to the refusal of the Coalition party room to debate a free vote on the legislation.
Contact Send us your tip-offs, or let us know what you think. Hinch supports same-sex marriage and opposes a public vote as a waste of money. Just days after the initial leadership challenge, a majority of Liberal MPs pressured Turnbull to step down.