A Georgia man who doused a gay couple with boiling water in their sleep has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. On Wednesday, Martin Blackwell was found guilty of eight counts of aggravated battery...
Giving the vote to women made democracy stronger. Recognising our Indigenous brothers and sisters made Australia stronger.Understanding that all love is truly equal cannot be a step backwards.
Love is love is love is love is love is love. But whose hate are we now defeating with all this love? My fellow straight, white, cis people, I suggest that the hate originates with us, and now would be a really good time to honestly reflect on what our systemic prejudice has wrought.
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This week’s tragic events have been a sad reminder that homophobia and transphobia are still very real. And also a reminder that we need to keep LGBTI rights firmly on the agenda; both in our community and in our political debate.
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It's kinda strange to think that hundreds of years ago -- you know, before property ownership, patriarchy, religion and capitalism drummed us all into the tired social construct of monogamous bliss -- humans happily roamed the planet in bonobo-inspired communities with multiple sexual partners. Oh, and everyone banged. Loads.
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Sydney is counting down to Saturday night's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, with almost 200 floats and more than 10,000 marchers set to parade down Oxford street in the annual extravaganza of glitter, rai...
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On Wednesday, a Catholic school in Sydney told young-adult author Will Kostakis that his speaking visit is no longer 'appropriate' after he came out as gay. Is contemporary Australia one step away from building a pile of books, dousing them in petrol, and striking a match?
This year at Mardi Gras, by all means enjoy the show. But look behind the glitter to see the hurt, violence and inequality that still exist.
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The men and women who marched in Sydney’s first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are expected to receive a formal apology from the NSW parliament on Thursday for their mistreatment at the hands of authoriti...
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Pride is the opposite of shame. It is the antidote to that corrosive feeling that makes people hide who they really are. Pride is everything, because for some, shame can kill.
Most of the problems the GLBTIQ community experiences in accessing services all return to this one issue: we are not equal. Being 'less than' in Australia leads to problems with mental health, isolation and a sense of failing to be part of a more global community.
"Being gay isn't as sexy as ISIS. So no-one pays us any attention." These are the words of Amir Ashour, a 25-year-old Iraqi and the founder of the country's only organisation for its queer community....
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HONOLULU (AP) - The Honolulu Police Department opened an internal investigationWednesday into allegations that an officer wrongfully arrested a vacationing lesbian couple after seeing them kissing in...
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In Brunei, being gay could soon be punishable by death. But that hasn't always been the case. Homosexuality has long been a criminal offense in the country, which is located on the island of Borneo. B...
Despite the positive social changes we've seen in recent years, dealing with sexuality is still a challenging thing for lots of young people today. You can't be what you can't see and I think it is still important to talk about differences in sexuality to break down those feelings of isolation so many LGBTI people feel growing up.
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Even though she's been released from jail, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis said her opposition to issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples remains firm. Fortunately, the same can't be said for her depu...
If we removed the word 'marriage' from the lobbying equation, the concept of acknowledging the rights of GLBTIQ folks would be more palatable because it becomes more of a civil right and less of a moral debate.
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Evidence from the University of California found that, for an economy of Australia's size, economic growth of $200 million would be realised with marriage equality.
It's the mid-70's in Melbourne, Australia, and Tim Conigrave has fallen head over heels for the captain of his school's footy team. Such is the beginning of one of Australia's most enduring love stor...