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Darby Savage

The Rainbow Firing Squad

One of this generation’s largest hurdles for minorities is one that many of us often unconsciously perpetuate in our daily interactions. It is presented...
Andre Cordova

Unless You Care

Unless you care, nothing will change. There’s a plethora of major issues that exist due to humanity, which I really wish I could address,...
Liam Davies

Strengthening LGBTQI Community Connection is Essential For Our Health

It’s common knowledge that Australian LGBTQI individuals experience higher rates of suicide and poorer mental health outcomes than our non-LGBTQI peers. In recent years the...
Justin Hill with Sam Smith and Keiynan Lonsdale

Well, as far as I know… I’m #JustMe

11 and a half years old. I catch the summery smell of the freshly cut grass, the chalky dirt and the tangy, sticky, tropical scent...
Jussie Smollett Sketch

Police Confirm Jussie Smollett as a Suspect Following Alleged Attack

Following weeks of investigation into Empire Star, Jussie Smollett's official police complaint of being viciously attacked last month by two men who shouted racist...
Rad Mitic speaking at the IN IT TOGETHER suicide forum alongside speakers from Beyond Blue, VAC, Acon, R U OK? and Headspace.

In It Together

When I received the phone call letting me know that I had become a finalist for Mr. Gay Pride Australia the first thing that...
Prashant Bhatia

Bilateral Hate: Fighting The Enemy Within

“No South Asians and no Asians. I am not racist, that’s just my preference”; “I am not into Fatties, Fems or Oldies… not my type”; “Trans...

Defeating Social Exclusion

I am beyond lucky to have some amazing, beautiful, yet supportive people in my life now that I could not imagine being without, but...
Johann De Joodt

Turning My Scars Into Stars

Having spent 18 years in Conversion Therapy, fighting my sexuality, and trying to fit in with the world of dichotomy, I reached my tipping...
Nick Francis - 2019 Mr Gay New Zealand (Instagram)

An Open Letter From Mr. Gay New Zealand 2019: Nick Francis

Talofa, Kia ora, Malo e Lelei, First and foremost, I would love to thank my aiga/family and friends for their continuous support, love and words...