In dramatic reversal, RACGP now backs marriage equality

More than 750 GPs signed a petition demanding the college reverse its neutral stance.

The RACGP has come out in support of marriage equality after members threatened to quit and more than 750 GPs signed a petition demanding the college reverse its declaration of official neutrality on the issue.

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On Friday, Australian Doctor revealed that the RACGP council – its top decision-making body – had refused to back marriage equality despite its own curriculum saying GPs had an "important role in advocating to reduce discrimination" against gay and lesbian patients.

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