#TheyGetToVote: Hashtag uncovers LGBTQ stories of bullying and abuse

Tech 14-9-2017 Mashable 19

Australians have just received something truly important in their mailboxes. It's a government-facilitated, non-binding, no-compulsory survey asking one question: “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?"

Australians will have until Nov. 7 to mail it back to the Australian Bureau of StatisticsCampaigning has been fierce on both sides of the debate, with an estimated 30,000 people marching through Sydney's CBD on Sept. 10 for the "Yes" vote.

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On Thursday, a new hashtag was launched for the "Yes" campaign by Australian comedian and Please Like Me writer Josh Thomas, and spotted by Pedestrian.  Read more...

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