Excerpts from private letters written by Alan Turing have offered a glimpse into the anguish and confusion that the famed gay codebreaker endured in his final days. Turing’s brilliant mind was instrumental in both the invention of the modern computer and ending the Second World War by cracking the Nazi’s Enigma Code, but his life …

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It’s that time of year – everyone seems to be sneezing, sniffing or coughing. It’s all terribly unpleasant, and can last for weeks sometimes. Then when you think it’s all over you seem to get the whole thing back again. At some point many people end up at the doctor’s office hoping for a miracle …

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The fight for marriage equality has really been heating up recently, but make no mistake, equal marriage rights in the near future is far from being an inevitability. There is more work to be done, and those who oppose equal marriage are doing everything in their power to delay and prevent any changes to Australia’s …

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Noosa is one of Australia’s prime tourist destinations and as such aims to present a welcoming and accepting holiday hot spot for visitors across the country as well as international guests. Despite this, Noosa Council however, is showing no signs that they wish to welcome same-sex couples who might consider Noosa as a wedding or …

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From 1 July 2015, people living with HIV will be able to access their HIV medications from community pharmacists (chemists), providing greater flexibility and convenience. People living with HIV can also choose to remain with their existing hospital pharmacy. People living with HIV can approach any community pharmacy with a request to fill a prescription …

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By Gina Mather Education Queensland has been at the forefront regarding transgender students within the school system. Education Queensland for the past five to six years have accepted the needs of students born with Gender Dysphoria and with one or two minor hiccups along the way, students have now participated in all areas of learning …

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Aussie comedy character Elliot Goblet, who has delivered his witty one-liners and anecdotes in a hilarious deadpan for more than 30 years, is the brainchild of veteran comic Jack Levi. As an aspiring actor, Jack said he was given a frank assessment by a Melbourne drama teacher. “She said, ‘Jack, you’re never going to make …

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If you are HIV positive and are thinking about starting treatment, there’s exciting news. The START study, the Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment, has been stopped early due to the finding that immediate treatment cut the risk of death and disease in half. START was a randomised trial of 4685 HIV-infected people, which began in …

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