Australia’s parliament late Monday rejected the government’s proposal for a national vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

The upper house Senate voted 33-29 against the coalition government’s bid to hold a plebiscite on the issue.

Attorney-General George Brandis introduced the bill into the Senate, where the government does not hold an outright majority, despite expectation the opposition Labor and Greens parties would scupper it.

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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – Australia Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Bill: Would Allow National Vote On Whether To Legalise Gay Weddings

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The account run by Yiannopoulos, who is currently on a 50-week, 60-date U.S. college tour in which he espouses anti-feminist, anti-Islam views, went down Wednesday morning, a number of users reported.

Both #FreeMilo and #FreeNero (his Twitter handle) trended as word got out, and several fans objected to what they saw as censorship for his anti-Islamic views.

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Multiple Twitter users have reported that the popular #GaysForTrump hashtag is being censored on the platform.
A GIF posted by Twitter user @PunishedSage has revealed that the Twitter hashtag does not appear in the site’s suggested searches. When you type “#GaysFor” or even “#GaysForTr” into the site’s search function, the hashtags does not appear as a recommendation, despite its popularity in the wake of the Orlando shootings.

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Xulhaz Mannan was a rallying figure for Bangladesh’s marginalised but increasingly outspoken lesbian, gay and transgender community, but his brutal murder has dealt a huge blow to the movement and forced some of its leaders underground.

Mannan, who founded Bangladesh’s first magazine for gays and lesbians which he used to launch a vibrant rights movement in the deeply conservative, Muslim-majority country, was hacked to death on Monday along with a fellow activist.

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