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Harry Styles

Harry Styles: We’re all a little bit gay, aren’t we?

English singer, songwriter, and actor, Harry Styles who rose to stardom as a member of the boy band One Direction, has once again shown...
The Fab 5 (Austin Hargrave/Netflix)

Queer Eye to Return for its Third Season on Netflix

The Netflix reboot of Queer Eye is rumoured to be returning for its third season according to Variety. The Netflix series has already become a phenomenon...
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Harry Styles

Harry Styles: We’re all a little bit gay, aren’t we?

English singer, songwriter, and actor, Harry Styles who rose to stardom as a member of the boy band One Direction, has once again shown...
The Fab 5 (Austin Hargrave/Netflix)

Queer Eye to Return for its Third Season on Netflix

The Netflix reboot of Queer Eye is rumoured to be returning for its third season according to Variety. The Netflix series has already become a phenomenon...
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H&M Pride

Pride Collection Released by H&M

Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M, best known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers, and children, has announced the launch of its new...
France

Queer Eye’s Tan France to Release Memoir

English fashion designer and television personality Tan Wasim France, best known for his starring role in the Netflix series, Queer eye, will be releasing a memoir. First...
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Pogo (the artistic name of Australian electronic musician Nick Bertke) - Youtube

Australian You-tuber Claims ‘Gay Hate Video’ was Satire Made in Very...

Updated: 6.45pm AEST Australian YouTube personality and EDM musician Pogo, also known as Nick Bertke, has spoken out about a leaked video that has emerged...
Gay Slang

Modern Gay Slang Deciphered by Older Gay Men

A hilarious video featuring three "older gay men," as they attempt to navigate and decipher younger generation’s modern slang has gone viral across the...
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Harry Styles

Harry Styles: We’re all a little bit gay, aren’t we?

English singer, songwriter, and actor, Harry Styles who rose to stardom as a member of the boy band One Direction, has once again shown...
The Fab 5 (Austin Hargrave/Netflix)

Queer Eye to Return for its Third Season on Netflix

The Netflix reboot of Queer Eye is rumoured to be returning for its third season according to Variety. The Netflix series has already become a phenomenon...
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Indonesia

Gay Couple Receive 87 lashes for Consensual Sex in Indonesia

A gay couple has been subjected to a public flogging in Indonesia following being accused and convicted of the Sharia "crime" of homosexuality. According to...
LGBTI India

Hearings Begin in India’s Supreme Court on Reviewing Gay Ban

Members of India's LGBTI community are cautiously optimistic, as the nation's Supreme Court formally begins the process of reviewing the country’s colonial-era outright ban on...
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New Zealand Cake Maker Refuses To Bake Wedding Cake For Aussie...

A furore has erupted over a New Zealand cake maker refusing to bake a wedding cake for the upcoming wedding of a lesbian couple...

New Zealand Journalists Raising Concerns About LGBTI Awards

Two veteran New Zealand broadcasters are joining a growing number of people, who are raising questions over the New Zealand LGBTI Awards. The New Zealand...
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Optus and GLOBE

Optus Continues to Foster Diversity in Business With GLOBE Partnership

Australian Telco Optus has continued its support of the LGBTIQ community by signing on as Principal Partner of Melbourne's Gay and Lesbian Organisation of...

Nominations Open For Victoria’s Biggest LGBTI Awards

Nominations for the 5th Annual GLOBE Community Awards are now open with Victoria's LGBTI community asked to nominate people and organisations for their inspiring...
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Indonesia

Gay Couple Receive 87 lashes for Consensual Sex in Indonesia

A gay couple has been subjected to a public flogging in Indonesia following being accused and convicted of the Sharia "crime" of homosexuality. According to...
LGBTI India

Hearings Begin in India’s Supreme Court on Reviewing Gay Ban

Members of India's LGBTI community are cautiously optimistic, as the nation's Supreme Court formally begins the process of reviewing the country’s colonial-era outright ban on...
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Indonesia

Gay Couple Receive 87 lashes for Consensual Sex in Indonesia

A gay couple has been subjected to a public flogging in Indonesia following being accused and convicted of the Sharia "crime" of homosexuality. According to...
LGBTI India

Hearings Begin in India’s Supreme Court on Reviewing Gay Ban

Members of India's LGBTI community are cautiously optimistic, as the nation's Supreme Court formally begins the process of reviewing the country’s colonial-era outright ban on...
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Indonesia

Gay Couple Receive 87 lashes for Consensual Sex in Indonesia

A gay couple has been subjected to a public flogging in Indonesia following being accused and convicted of the Sharia "crime" of homosexuality. According to...
LGBTI India

Hearings Begin in India’s Supreme Court on Reviewing Gay Ban

Members of India's LGBTI community are cautiously optimistic, as the nation's Supreme Court formally begins the process of reviewing the country’s colonial-era outright ban on...
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Gay Parents

Gay Parents Doing Better Than Heterosexual Parents?

A new study out of Italy has shown that same-sex parents are doing a better job at raising their children than their heterosexual counterparts. The...
Maine

Governor Vetoes Gay Youth Conversion Therapy Bill in Maine

In a move which has outraged many mental health professionals, the Republican governor of the U.S. State of Maine, has vetoed a new bill...
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Indonesia

Gay Couple Receive 87 lashes for Consensual Sex in Indonesia

A gay couple has been subjected to a public flogging in Indonesia following being accused and convicted of the Sharia "crime" of homosexuality. According to...
LGBTI India

Hearings Begin in India’s Supreme Court on Reviewing Gay Ban

Members of India's LGBTI community are cautiously optimistic, as the nation's Supreme Court formally begins the process of reviewing the country’s colonial-era outright ban on...
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Gay Nation’s Hottest Footballers of the 2018 World Cup

The ultimate world sporting event is underway and Russia is home to the best footballers around the world in the soccer World Cup. So who...
Football

Mexico Football Fined $10,000 Over Homophobic Chant by FIFA

The Mexico Football Association has been handed down a $10,000 fine by FIFA for “discriminatory and insulting chants” during a World Cup game that...
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Male

Closeted Men Underestimate HIV Risk and More Likely to Transmit HIV?

A new study out of the United Kingdom has highlighted that men who have sex with men but are not open about their sexuality...
Adam Rippon Dancing with the Stars

Adam Rippon Wins Gold in Dancing with the Stars: Athletes

Adam Rippon and his dancing partner Jenna Johnson have been crowned the winners of Dancing with the Stars: Athletes. Becoming the first male figure skater...
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Gay Nation’s Hottest Footballers of the 2018 World Cup

The ultimate world sporting event is underway and Russia is home to the best footballers around the world in the soccer World Cup. So who...
Football

Mexico Football Fined $10,000 Over Homophobic Chant by FIFA

The Mexico Football Association has been handed down a $10,000 fine by FIFA for “discriminatory and insulting chants” during a World Cup game that...
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Weibo LGBTI

Chinese Social Media Site Reverses LGBTI Ban

One of China’s largest social media sites has decided to reverse the controversial decision in removing all LGBTI content from its platform. The microblogging site,...

Red iPhone 8 Released to Raise Money for HIV and AIDS...

Apple has announced the release of new limited-edition red models of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, with a portion of the profits from sales...
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Russia World Cup

More Homophobic Threats for LGBTI Football Fans in Lead-up to Russia’s...

More reports of threats of violence towards LGBTI football fans planning to attend the next Football World Cup in Russia have surfaced, leaving many...
Harvey Milk

San Francisco’s Airport Terminal to Become The Harvey Milk Terminal

Following years of debate, San Francisco International Airport has officially announced plans to rename a terminal in honour of Harvey Milk. The move which comes...
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Gay Nation’s Hottest Footballers of the 2018 World Cup

The ultimate world sporting event is underway and Russia is home to the best footballers around the world in the soccer World Cup. So who...
Mr Gay World 2018 delegates at Knysna Elephant Park, South Africa (Gerhard Meiring Photography - Facebook)

Meet The Men of Mr. Gay World 2018

After a long week of challenges, photoshoots, interviews and social activities, the 19 Mr Gay World delegates this weekend will compete in their final...
Jess Mauboy - Eurovision (Supplied)

Can Jess Mauboy Actually Win Eurovision For Australia?

As Jessica Mauboy wraps up her whistlestop "We Got Love" tour of Europe to garner votes for Eurovision 2018 the question everyone in Australia...

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It may not be the Olympics, but the boys have come out to compete at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and there are some...
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Annually Eikon looks back at the year to find out who made the biggest impact on our readers. We call it Eikon's 12 Gays of...

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Hong Kong Court Rules In-Favour of Equal Visa Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal has ruled that foreign same-sex couples are entitled to...
Gay Namibia

Namibia Opens Registrations For Mr. Gay World Representative

Encouraging all gay Namibian men to show bravery, and stand up for LGBTI rights, the...
Mr Gay World 2018 Jordan Bruno - (Gerhard Meiring Photography)

An Open Letter From Mr Gay World 2018 Jordan Bruno

So as you may or may not know I recently competed at Mr Gay World...

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