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The latest in Australian news with a gay twist

There’s Nothing To See Here: Australian Marriage Equality Stalemate

It's business as usual in the Liberal Party tonight as a meeting of members decided to keep the plebiscite policy intact and again present...
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Proud2Play Charity Launched to Encourage More Participation in Sport by Gay...

Sporting bodies have joined with key gay advocates in Victoria to launch a new not-for-profit organisation aimed at encouraging more participation in sport by...
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Gay and Bisexual HIV Diagnoses Rate Down 15% in a Year...

Australia has recorded its lowest level of HIV diagnoses in seven years and the Gay and Bisexual men diagnoses rate has dropped 15% in...
Australian Rules Football Female league competitiors march from Hyde Park

Momentum Picks Up Towards A Packed Sydney Mardi Gras in 2016

As the momentum picks up pace towards legalising same-sex marriage in Australia, Sydney Mardi Gras has decided to use the word as its main...

Sydney Man Doing Push-ups to Raise Money for DSG Youth Charity

A local Sydney electrician has raised more than $30,000 AUD in 30 days by performing 30 push-ups on demand for people in return for...
The Burgess Brothers are ambassadors against homophobia in sport.

80% of Participants Have Witnessed or Experienced Homophobia in Sport: Study...

Up to 80% of New Zealand and Australian participants have witnessed or experienced homophobia in sport and 1 in 5 gay men have suggested...
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Weekly Stats to be Released on Same-Sex Marriage Survey Numbers

The Australian Bureau of Statistics(ABS) will present an update on how many same-sex marriage postal surveys have been returned on a weekly basis starting...
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2016 Mardi Gras Film Festival Line Up Revealed

The 23rd Mardi Gras Film Festival, to be held in Sydney, is set to be the biggest year yet, with 20 additional screenings, 4 new venues, 9...
Malcolm Turnbull taking a selfie at Sydney Mardi Gras

Same-sex Marriage Vote Could Happen This Year in Australia

A day after the first sitting Australian Prime Minister attended the Sydney Mardi Gras Parade, word from Malcolm Turnbull's Government suggested a same-sex marriage...

Safe Space for LGBTQI+ People and Rainbow Families in Melbourne

There's still five weeks to go before the results are hand down on the same-sex marriage postal survey and the vitriol from both sides...