Leading Australian underwear company AussieBum has come up with a cheeky idea to support the campaign to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia. It has released the Equality range, emblazoned with marriage equality newspaper headlines and a “love is love” message. “Stand and be counted!” the company says of its new range. “That’s the message loud …

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Health officials are concerned at the rising number of HIV infections in New Zealand. The AIDS Epidemiology Group, based at the University of Otago, has revealed that 217 people were newly reported with HIV last year – higher than any year since 2008. Of the 217, 63 per cent were men who have sex with …

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As the push for marriage equality continues to gain traction, Liberal MP Sarah Henderson has declared her support for same-sex marriage and a free vote for Coalition MPs. Ms Henderson’s disclosure came after a Geelong Advertiser poll revealed almost 70 per cent of readers believed she should divulge her views on gay marriage. Unlike Opposition …

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Iceland has topped the list of a gay happiness index compiled by gay dating service Planet Romeo. Each nation was ranked after being judged on three criteria – public opinion, public behaviour, and life satisfaction. Norway and Denmark rounded out the top three, while Australia was ranked at number 20. Our Kiwi cousins across the …

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UK-born model Kris Smith has joined other high-profile Australians in supporting gay marriage.  The Australian-based Myer ambassador endorsed same-sex marriage with a telling Instagram post of two hands forming to make a heart. The multi-coloured picture carried the slogan, “I don’t care if I lose friends for sharing this. I support gay marriage or, as …

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Anti-marriage equality campaigner David van Gend got a rude shock when he returned home from an interstate visit this week. The Toowoomba doctor found his medical centre vandalised with the word “Bigot” painted in red spray paint on the side of his office, along with his surname in black paint. An encircled letter A – …

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Stephen Fry and his husband Elliot Spencer were forced to abandon their recent honeymoon to Honduras after it was spoiled by homophobia according to Elliot in a recent interview with the Daily Mail. The couple married at a secret ceremony in the UK at the start of the year and recently set off on their …

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After recently telling the world that he would soon be transitioning, Bruce Jenner has graced the cover of Vanity Fair to introduce herself as Caitlyn. Looking stunning in the cover-shot taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, the headline simply reads, “Call me Caitlyn” and features Jenner in a corset with long flowing hair. The photo …

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A MEDIA RELEASE FROM PFLAG AUSTRALIA PFLAG = Parents & Friends of Lesbians And Gays (LGBTIQ) As National Spokesperson for parents with lesbian daughters and gay sons, I decided I needed to take voices of the silent majority with me to Canberra re marriage equality. So a few weeks ago I put out a call …

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AN ENORMOUS THANK YOU TO EVERYONE! With the help of people from around the globe we reached our crowd-funding goal and, your messages of support were incredibly moving! Our team will be able to continue to do what we do best, namely supporting LGBTI people with an independent local voice across our regions and cities! …

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