Australia’s new Deputy Prime Minister has been chosen – and he does not have a great record on equality. Barnaby Joyce, an opponent of same-sex marriage who ran on a traditional family values platform, resigned as Deputy PM this month after getting his mistress pregnant. The right-wing National Party, which governs as part of the Liberal-National Coalition government, met today to elect Michael McCormack as its new leader. Mr McCormack automatically becomes Deputy Prime Minister.
February 26 / Pink News