Q&A: Magda Szubanski rounds on Turnbull over same-sex marriage plebiscite

Comedian tells Q&A audience the prime minister is caving in to George Christensen and challenges ‘traditional’ marriage view of Nationals MP Fiona Nash

Comedian and author Magda Szubanski has criticised Malcolm Turnbull for “caving in” to ultra-conservative MP George Christensen over the same-sex marriage plebiscite.

Speaking on the ABC’s Q&A panel on Monday night, Szubanski led a passionate discussion about the plebiscite, saying the campaign leading up to it risked damaging the self-esteem and mental health of LGBTQI people.

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