Sky News host Andrew Bolt says Australia seems to have “very sensitive people” in the defence department since some staff were upset by the Defence Minister’s decision to ban a morning tea celebrating sexuality.
The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting some defence employees felt “slightly disturbed” after Defence Minister Peter Dutton banned them from holding events where they wore rainbow clothing to celebrate the International Day against Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia.
Mr Bolt discussed the issue with NSW One Nation Leader Mark Latham.
“It’s quite ridiculous that anyone would be joining the defence force that think that a mainstream frontline activity is to have a morning tea dressed in rainbow colours in celebration of IDAHOBIT day,” Mr Latham said.
“I’m sure other defence forces in our region look at this with amazement and bewilderment as the Australian taxpayers would.”