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There’s no point crying over spilt milk. But that’s not the reason why dairy farmer Jason Smith was shedding some tears while milking the cows last week. He was overcome with emotion as he listened live to the marriage equality bill passing in Parliament on his headphones. “I just got this feeling of being equal …

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A same-sex couple from Melbourne will likely be the first in the country to legally marry following marriage equality coming into effect. Weddings were expected to begin from January 9 after same-sex couples had given their required one month’s notice. But Melbourne woman Stephanie Dyball will legally marry her partner Megan Stapleton next Thursday in …

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Australia’s first ever “Pride House” will make its debut during the next year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. The Pride Houses are safe, inclusive venue for LGBTI people and friends to gather during major sporting events. The Gold Coast Pride House is organised by former AFL player and LGBTI advocate Matt Hall and Pride …

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Kylie has said her long-awaited 14th studio album could be just a month away and told fans they can also expect an Australian tour. “I’ve been working all of this year on the album and it’s done and it will be released early next year,” she told AAP. “I hope to tour late next year …

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The gay couple who got engaged live on TV the day the postal survey result was announced have revealed they plan to wed on a float at next year’s Mardi Gras parade. James Brechney proposed to his partner of two and a half years, Stuart Henshall, at a Sydney rally that gathered to hear the …

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Marriage equality advocates have applauded changes to federal immigration laws allowing equal treatment for same-sex couples applying for partner visas. The Immigration Department announced on Saturday it had broadened the category of applicants for partner visas to include same-sex couples after marriage equality took effect that day. Under the changes, a person in a same-sex …

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A Maori man has popped the big question to his Aboriginal partner on live TV. Richard Haeata and Robert Stewart were being interviewed on Kawekōrero Reporters about the Australian government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage. “I can’t go down on one knee,” Haeata told Stewart. “But I would love you to marry me, if you …

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The Warwick Rowers are looking for local talent for an Aussie version of their popular fundraising calendar. The rowing team at Warwick University in the UK began shooting nude calendars in 2009 to raise money for their team. As the calendar grew in popularity, the team used profits to found Sport Allies, an advocacy group …

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Upcoming gay romance film Call Me By Your Name has scored three nominations at the 2018 Golden Globes, including nods for both of its top actors. Luca Guadagnino’s critically-acclaimed film scored a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture, it was announced today. Lead actor Timothée Chalamet was also nominated for Best Performance by an …

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Jessica Mauboy will travel to Portugal to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. In 2014, the Australian Idol alum was invited to perform as an interval act at that year’s contest in Copenhagen, Denmark, becoming the first non-European solo artist to do so. And on Monday afternoon, SBS announced she’d return to compete …

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