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  Website makes 'Pansy Wong' error
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Dec 04, 2011 03:40am
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News DateSunday, December 4, 2011 09:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionA news website has been forced onto the back foot after running a headline referring to Senator Penny Wong as "Pansy Wong" in a story about gay marriage.

"PM Julia Gillard and Senator Pansy Wong - a reluctant embrace of an emotive issue; gay marriage," was the headline posted on the Sunday Telegraph website early today.

The story was about the ALP voting at its national conference yesterday in favour of a motion by Prime Minister Julia Gillard to allow state and federal MPs a conscience vote on gay marriage.
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