Posts Tagged ‘louisa wall’

Marriage equality: living with prejudice

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, April 17th, 2013 - 115 comments

The marriage equality law will pass it’s final reading in the House tonight.  It is a measure of how things have changed. The passing of the law will not bring an end to all prejudices, inequalities and debilitating practices. But, today is a day for celebrating. [Update: Louisa Wall’s speech added.]

Two Things

Written By: - Date published: 10:34 am, March 14th, 2013 - 12 comments

Marriage Equality and Mondayisation – both proceeding fabulously!

Marriage equality bill progresses

Written By: - Date published: 1:21 pm, February 27th, 2013 - 25 comments

Good news, as Louisa Wall’s Marriage Equality Bill progresses through select committee.

Britain – gay marriage bill progresses

Written By: - Date published: 11:01 am, February 6th, 2013 - 9 comments

After a fascinating debate in Britain, their gay marriage bill has passed it’s first hurdle with a huge majority. This bodes well…

Marriage equality and polygamy

Written By: - Date published: 5:00 pm, January 24th, 2013 - 34 comments

Another day, another bigot trying to derail the marriage equality conversation by bringing up polygamy.  Just ignore them, people.  Because we’re winning this one.

Tizard not coming back

Written By: - Date published: 10:14 am, April 3rd, 2011 - 66 comments

Judith Tizard won’t take Labour’s vacant seat in Parliament. It’s the right thing to do. It’s only a quirk that we should be looking back to a list written in 2008 to fill a seat for 6 months now. Tizard and the next four on the 2008 list aren’t on the 2011 list. Their lives have moved on. Better for the seat to go to someone with a Parliamentary future – Louisa Wall.

Labour Selections

Written By: - Date published: 9:04 am, December 12th, 2010 - 18 comments

Today Labour choose their candidate for Manurewa to replace George Hawkins.  It’ll be a show of the party in good health, with 500 expected to turn up and vote on 7 candidates.

Next week there are 8 going for Te Atatu.

So in a week’s time we’ll know which 2 quality candidates will replace 2 over-inflated egos in 2011.  It looks good for the future health and direction of the party.

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