Rainbow colours were in abundance as Central Queensland residents turned out in force for today’s Marriage Equality rally in Rockhampton. In opening proceedings, Committee of Equal Love member Rebecca Leeks told the crowd the rally was dedicated to all the people who have fought so hard to be who they are. “To whoever have been …

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Star of the Australian film Holding The Man, Ryan Corr, has challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott to watch, listen and learn. Best known for his roles in Packed to the Rafters and The Water Diviner, Corr (pictured) described the Coalition’s move against a conscience vote on marriage equality as “a disgrace”. “Seventy per cent of …

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Star of the Australian film Holding The Man, Ryan Corr, has challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott to watch, listen and learn. Best known for his roles in Packed to the Rafters and The Water Diviner, Corr (pictured) described the Coalition’s move against a conscience vote on marriage equality as “a disgrace”. “Seventy per cent of …

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Times, they are a’changing. Growing up in Rockhampton, Rebecca Leeks was too scared to come out as a lesbian. A decade on, the now 32-year-old is an organiser of the Marriage Equality rally which starts outside Saigon Saigon on the riverbank in Quay Street at 1pm tomorrow (Sunday, August 16). Rebecca, a member of the …

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Times, they are a’changing. Growing up in Rockhampton, Rebecca Leeks was too scared to come out as a lesbian. A decade on, the now 32-year-old is an organiser of the Marriage Equality rally which starts outside Saigon Saigon on the riverbank in Quay Street at 1pm tomorrow (Sunday, August 16). Rebecca, a member of the …

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Israel is set to introduce sweeping new LGBT rights to be named after Shira Banki, the 16 year old girl who was killed at a recent Jerusalem Pride event at which a homophobic madman went on a stabbing spree. The ‘Shira Banki bills’ which are set to be introduced to the Israeli parliament in October …

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Queensland MPs Warren Entsch, Teresa Gambaro and Wyatt Roy have declared that they will exercise their right to cross the floor in support of marriage equality should a cross party same-sex marriage bill be put to a vote in parliament. Western Australian Senator Dean Smith has also vowed to cross the floor should a marriage …

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When New Jersey-based news site NJ.com posted a story about the region’s miserable weather it created a storm – quite literally – on social media. The post included a map, provided by AccuWeather, which showed a giant, phallic-shaped green band of rain blanketing the eastern seaboard. BuzzFeed tweeted an image of the storm, saying: “Looks …

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The Abbott Coalition Government has voted against allowing a conscience vote on same-sex marriage ahead of the introduction of  a multi-party marriage equality bill entering parliament this week. The vote was taken at a special Coalition party room meeting held after the issue was raised without a decision at the Liberal and Nationals’ regular joint …

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If you haven’t made it out to this year’s Ekka yet, then make sure that you don’t miss out! Tomorrow is People’s Day and is the perfect time to see the Ekka shine at its very brightest. With so much to see and do, we have compiled a few highlights that you won’t want to …

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