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Actor Craig McLachlan has left the current season of the Rocky Horror Show following multiple accusations of sexual offences against him, the show’s production company announced on Monday. A joint investigation by the ABC and Fairfax Media revealed that three actresses had accused McLachlan of indecent assault while performing as Dr Frank-N-Furter in the production, …

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Tourism operators in Tasmania are pushing for the Apple Isle to become a premier destination for same-sex couples to tie the knot and enjoy their honeymoon. Tasmanians United for Marriage Equality has teamed with the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania to launch a social media campaign extolling the virtues of the state. It comes as this …

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced an injection of more than $100 million into national youth mental health services to assist young Australians seeking help for depression and anxiety. Mr Hunt said the initiatives receiving the funding would help schools and communities support the mental health and wellbeing of Australian children and respond to …

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Federal Labor has said there are “no plans” to change laws allowing religious schools to fire LGBTI people because of their sexuality. Religious schools are exempt from the federal Sex Discrimination Act in relation to employment and the provision of education in accordance with their beliefs. Similar exemptions exist in state discrimination laws in states …

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By Tom Smith, YHA Australia Marriage equality has finally passed and we’re shining our shoes and clearing our calendars for a wave of fabulous rainbow weddings. But before the nuptials comes the proposal… so where are the most romantic spots around the country to pop the question? Palm Cove (pictured, above) Escape the crowds to …

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Athletes Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan are expected to become the first Queensland same-sex couple to legally tie the knot. Australia’s same-sex marriage legislation came into effect on December 9, and the couple wasted no time giving their required one month’s notice of their intention to wed. They’ll marry as soon as they legally can …

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Australian tennis champion Margaret Court has remained defiant in her opposition to marriage equality. The 24-time Grand Slam winner, who is now a pastor in Perth, told the Herald Sun that same-sex marriage was a “trend” and Australia “will pay” for its decision to legalise it in December. “I think there will be a price …

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Former Gold Coast gay nightclub MP’s is set to relaunch after an extensive revamp later this month. The venue, located on Orchid Avenue in Surfers Paradise, is re-opening with new owners who promise a “non-judgemental” atmosphere and entertainment from DJs and Queensland drag queens including Tina Bikki, Vanille Foldher, Alexis Diamond (pictured) and Coco Verdose. …

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An Australian couple has told how she and her Perth partner were subjected to homophobic abuse onboard their domestic Jetstar flight and claimed staff didn’t intervene. Cat Franke and Julz Evans were flying from Melbourne to Perth on New Year’s Eve when they were verbally abused by an “intoxicated, arrogant man” sitting in the seat …

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If everything goes to script, David will pop the question to Aaron in an upcoming episode of the long-running soap Neighbours. David, feeling bad for turning down Aaron’s offer to move in, decides to prove his love by proposing to Aaron while dressed as Cupid, complete with feathery wings and a bow and arrow. However, …

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