Same Sex Marriage
Religious freedom: One right among many
A University of Melbourne expert argues the tension between rights like religious freedom and equality reflects the need for an Australian bill of rights.
The problem of a same sex marriage exemption for civil celebrants
Australia is legalising same sex marriage; but a University of Melbourne experts says civil celebrants shouldn't be allowed to refuse to marry same-sex couples.
Q&A: What happens after the ‘yes’
Australia has voted 'yes' in the same sex marriage survey; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what happens next in politics, law and discrimination law.
The kids are alright
Review of decades of data finds kids of same-sex couples do just as well, but homophobia can cause real harm say child experts including University of Melbourne
Same sex marriage, religious freedom and the law
As Australians vote in the same sex marriage survey debate has focused on religious freedom, a University of Melbourne expert explains exactly what the law says
The legal maze of the marriage equality survey
As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, University of Melbourne legal experts look at the High Court challenge to the Marriage Law Survey
Australia’s referendum drought
As Australians prepare for a postal vote on marriage equality, the University of Melbourne looks at whether Australia needs more plebiscites and referendums.
Why more Australians are supporting gay rights
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2017 reveals Australians are becoming more progressive and, in particular, more supportive of gay rights.
Why Parliament should decide on same sex marriage
Australia's Parliament should take the decision to change the same sex marriage law and not leave it to a plebiscite, which will cost millions.