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Australian politicians to march for marriage equality at Melbourne’s Midsumma Pride

Politicians from the opposition Labor and Greens parties and an openly gay candidate from the ruling Liberal party will march with Australian Marriage Equality in Melbourne’s Midsumma Pride March on Sunday.

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2nd February 2014 12:44

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

Same-sex marriage campaign Australian Marriage Equality (AME) will be joined by politicians from all stripes of politics this year when they march in Melbourne’s LGBTI pride march.

AME’s contingent will bring together politicians from Labor, the Liberals and the Greens parties to show bipartisan support for the right of Australian same-sex couples to marry.

Labor’s Federal Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus will march together with State Greens’ MP Sue Pennicuik and federal Liberal candidate Kevin Eckendahl who was one of the first openly-gay Liberal candidates for the House of Representatives.

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