I may be gay but generally I am not a gay activist. I feel somewhat more strongly about religious groups, not just lobbying, but pressuring politicians and companies. It is within the right of the Catholic church and our democratic system to do so, but we will judge such institutions by what they do.
Telstra is one of hundreds of Australian companies to pledge support for
marriage equality through AME's campaign. Its logo featured in full
page newspaper advertisements published last year. At the time, many of
those corporations were contacted by the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney,
which urged them to reconsider their public support.