Former Australian PM Tony Abbott attended his lesbian sister’s wedding and was surprisingly nice despite anti-LGBT rhetoric
The lesbian sister of Tony Abbott finally married her partner after years of waiting for same-sex marriage to be legalised in Australia, and her former PM anti-LGBT brother turned up and was surprisingly nice.
The right-wing politician was one of the leading voices in the ‘No’ campaign during the same-sex marriage referendum in Australia.
Abbott, who led the country until he was deposed in an internal party coup in 2015, repeatedly called on Australians to vote against equality.
His anti-LGBT rhetoric directly affected his own sister, Christine Forster, who had been waiting for years for the right to marry her long-term partner, Virginia Flitcroft.
However, the pair has now finally tied the knot after 10 years of partnership.
The happy couple wore navy in the cocktail-themed wedding which took place in the centre of Sydney.
They hosted 200 guests including friends, family, drag queens and of course, the former PM.
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