Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia is working closely with tourism operators in the Whitsundays. Need a break? Then you need look no further than the sunny climes and beautiful beaches of the Whitsundays. Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA) members and directors travelled from all parts of Australia to attend its annual general meeting in …

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Surrogacy is generally practiced responsibly all over the world and is particularly important amongst prospective LGBT parents, but lately there have been a few high profile cases that have sullied surrogacy’s image and led to call to overhaul surrogacy legislation in Australia which differs from state to state. Many of us have by now will …

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Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Taipei this month in the name of marriage equality. The protesters attached 112 padlocks to the gates of the nation’s parliament – one for each elected lawmaker. Each legislator was also sent a key and invited to unlock their padlock at the rally to show their …

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Good news for transgender youth – a recently published Dutch study has shown that the use of puberty blockers is a very positive step. Puberty blockers are drugs which suppress the release of sex hormones at the onset of puberty, and this stops the irreversible physical changes that come with puberty – facial hair, voice …

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Brisbane’s longest running fundraiser for people living with HIV/AIDS, the CWC Cabaret is back this November at Imaginations nightclub in Spring Hill.   Hosted by Mother Nature, the evening will dish up a delicious array of drag identities from all venues, as well as performances by some of Queensland’s best loved performers from years gone …

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Don’t miss the ATSAQ Christmas party at the Sporties on Saturday, November 29.  Roll up, roll up – the more the merrier! That’s the word from Australian Transgender Association Queensland (ATSAQ) regarding their Christmas luncheon to be held at the Sportsman Hotel between 11am and 4pm on Saturday, November 29. ATSAQ president Gina Mather said …

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While Australia is still hasn’t managed to legalise same-sex marriage, Denmark is celebrating 25 years of official same-sex unions. In October 1989, Denmark became the first country in the world to legally recognise LGBT civil unions. In 2012 Denmark took their registered partnerships one step further when same-sex marriage was introduced.

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The International Olympic Committee has moved to ensure that we will never see a repeat of the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia, where the games were constantly overshadowed by Russia’s homophobic laws All future Olympic host cities will now be required to sign and comply with an anti-discrimination contract confirming that they will follow Fundamental …

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Monster Chef and the She Male: If you found the Courier-Mail’s handling of the tragic murder of Mayang Prasetyo offensive you can add your name to the petition on this link: CLICK HERE The sensational reporting of the gruesome murder of transgender woman Mayang Prasetyo has caused outrage throughout the nation. The Courier-Mail’s front page …

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A permanent artwork which will forever be a beacon for the LGBTIQ community was unveiled in all its glory in the front grounds of the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre last Saturday. There was a mood of celebration among the 120 people who attended the official launch. The symbolic 3-metre tall artwork is made of ceramic …

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