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From Rugby Socks to Leather Jocks

What happens when you combine the rugged physique of Sydney's inclusive gay rugby team, "The Convicts", the red-light district of Amsterdam and notions of...
Jess Mauboy on stage at Eurovision 2018 in forst rehearsal - Photo by: Thomas Hanses (Eurovision)

Jess Mauboy Opens the Eurovision Conversation in First Rehearsal on Stage...

Jessica Mauboy has hit the stage for her first rehearsal at the 2018 Eurovision competition in Lisbon, Portugal. Jess, Australia's entry for this year's event,...

LGBTI Sporting Body Accuses Rugby Australia Of Using Words Not Actions...

Australian not-for-profit LGBTI sporting group Proud2Play has asked Rugby Australia to discipline Israel Folau for his homophobic comments on Instagram and have suggested if...
Adoption Australia

Australia Makes Same-Sex Adoption Legal Across Entire Nation

Australian same-sex couples from across all states are now able to legally adopt children, showing how far the nation has come in such a...
78ers at Sydney Mardi Gras 2018 - Photos by Jeffrey Feng Photography.

Record Numbers Celebrate Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary

Four decades on from a night of political protest that eventually became a celebration, the Sydney Mardi Gras spirit continued on Saturday night with...
2017 Sydney Mardi Gras (Credit - Jeffrey Feng)

Sydney Mardi Gras Parade is Go But Memories of 1978 Remain

All is in readiness for the largest Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras ever as memories of the first parade 40 years ago were...

Apple’s Mardi Gras iPhone X Commercial Celebrates Marriage Equality

Apple in Australia has released a new ad for the iPhone X timed perfectly for Sydney Mardi Gras, that celebrates marriage equality which was...
Sydney Mardi Gras Installation

Art Will Explode In Colour To Mark 40 Years Of Sydney...

A "big bold and sassy" artwork to celebrate 40 years of love and to mark four decades of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi...
AFL Transgender

First Transgender Woman To Play In Australian Football League

The Australian Football League has officially agreed to allow a transgender football player to play women’s football at state level, making Hannah Mouncey the...
Anthony Mundine

Australian Boxer Anthony Mundine Believes the Death Penalty Would “Deter” People...

Former Australian rugby league player turned, pro-boxer, Anthony Mundine has come under fire for his remarks that he made about gay people during an interview...