Cairns Tropical Pride is set to be bigger than ever this year with organisers announcing some exciting new changes for the festival in 2015. #TropicalMardiGras Now in its 9th year, the annual event will be moved this year to October and will be re-branded with the exciting new name of ‘Tropical Mardi Gras’. The festival …

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Gay rights supporters have rallied behind SBS for its decision to pull the plug on a TV ad attacking same-sex marriage. The 43-second clip, produced by the Australian Marriage Forum (AMF), was due to go to air during SBS’s coverage of the 37th Sydney Mardi Gras. However, it did get a run on both Channel …

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Gay men who take a daily does of Truvada as part of  a PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) treatment program are 86% less likely to contract HIV according to a new study released in the UK this month.   PrEP involves HIV negative people taking a daily tablet (Truvada) that contains drugs commonly used to treat HIV …

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The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Newly sworn in Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the amendments made by the previous government. In June 2012, the former Newman Government downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”, and took away the …

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Happy grooms … the world’s first three-way same-sex marriage. Picture: Carters News Agency. Who was it that said two’s company, three’s a crowd? It certainly doesn’t apply to the three men who tied the knot in what is thought to be the world’s first three-way same-sex marriage. Joke, 29, Bell, 21 and Art, 26, exchanged …

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This is a strange (read queer and unacceptable) way of getting “justice”. A group called “Queers Against Justice” has claimed responsibility for hurling pink paint at an ANZ GayTM which was installed on Ponsonby Road for the Auckland Pride Festival. The group says it targeted the GayTM to draw attention to “the commercialisation of the …

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The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the policy. In June 2012, the former Newman Government removed gay couples’ ability to have children through surrogacy and downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”. Since that …

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The Wankband … love the planet by loving yourself. “The power is in your hand.” That’s the mantra from adult video website Pornhub which has tapped into one of the world’s great unused reservoirs of energy – the wrists of internet masturbators. The site has unveiled The Wankband, wearable technology that purportedly generates energy when …

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Queen Elizabeth II loves same sex marriage! Well that is according to Stephen Fry anyway.  While speaking on the Jonathan Ross Show, the recently married Fry told a story of how Her Majesty expressed her pleasure after signing into law Britain’s marriage equality act in June of 2013. “It was only last summer, of course, …

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Following their highly successful international collaborations, Melbourne based performer Jessi Lewis will once again team with Lismore’s award winning artist Ana Wojak in a new work to be staged in Brisbane’s New Globe Theatre.   The pair will present ‘Crossfade’, a collaborative exploration into dress ups, gender, transgression, the roles we assume and those which …

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