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Now here’s something we just don’t see in the United States. The Australian state of Victoria held an election this past weekend, and a most unusual third party appears to be winning a seat in the parliament’s upper house, with its system of proportional representation: The Australian Sex Party, founded by the country’s adult-entertainment industry in order to make open and proud combat against the religious right.

Click above to watch one of the Sex Party’s online ads (mostly Safe For Work!) to get an idea about this truly interesting development from down under — then share this video!

Video via Australian Sex Party.

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