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Four In Five Australians Don't Want An Unequal Same-Sex Marriage Law: Poll

Four In Five Australians Don't Want An Unequal Same-Sex Marriage Law: Poll

If same-sex marriage becomes legal in Australia, almost four in five people want a law that doesn't single out gay couples with religious and conscientious exemptions, a new poll has found.The new poll comes as speculation grows over what a same-sex marriage bill should look like if Australia votes "yes" in the current postal survey, with tensions arising between opposing groups in both the government and the LGBTI community.The Galaxy poll, commissioned by PFLAG and provided to BuzzFeed News, canvassed 1,000 Australians on their views on same-sex marriage from October 26 to 30.In response to the question, "If the majority vote β€˜yes’ in the postal survey, should same-sex couples be treated the same under the law compared with other couples?", 78% of respondents said yes.This fig
Australian Vloggers Claim YouTube Discriminates Against Them For Speaking Like Australians

Australian Vloggers Claim YouTube Discriminates Against Them For Speaking Like Australians

Months after YouTube's decision to flag videos that have unsavoury language or themes as "not friendly to advertisers", Australian vloggers say the decision is affecting them financially.YouTube made the change in March following complaints from influential advertisers that their commercials were appearing next to videos from hate groups and extremists.Google, YouTube's owner, also promised to change the way it placed ads.YouTube's "advertiser-friendly content guidelines" refer to the site's AdServ Program Policy, a long document that outlines the site's content guidelines. All YouTubers have to comply with this policy β€” which Google asserts allows advertisers the choice of where to show their ads β€” if they want to monetise their videos.However, it became clear shortly after the