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A Sydney couple is suing printing company Vistaprint after receiving Satan-themed pamphlets on the eve of their wedding. Stephen Heasley, 31, and Andrew Borg, 39, were married in Pennsylvania last September. They spent weeks designing a wedding program which was to have listed the order of events, members of their wedding party, and lyrics to …

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New Zealand’s Statistics Minister James Shaw has blamed “silly answers” for the removal of LGBTI data from the country’s upcoming census. Last week, Statistics New Zealand announced the questions around sex and gender diversity and sexuality would be left out of the 2018 census, prompting frustration from the country’s LGBTI community. Mr Shaw said the …

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The brand new Australian production of Mamma Mia! has opened at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre in Brisbane. Mamma Mia! is all about the music, so who better to chat with than Music Supervisor Stephen Amos? Amos, winner of a 2016 Helpmann Award (Matilda The Musical), knows Mamma Mia! well. His first time with the ABBA show …

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A new trailer for upcoming teen romantic comedy Love, Simon has been released. The movie is based on author Becky Albertalli’s 2015 young adult novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and follows the titular character, seventeen-year-old Simon Spier, who falls for his online pen pal, Blue. At first Blue is the only person who …

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A US man has reportedly scored a date after his mother sent his “smutty” Instagram photos to a carpenter. In a post on his Twitter account that’s since gone viral, 30-year-old Sohail said that his mum had found a unicorn mirror at a estate sale and bought it for her son. But the man’s sister …

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A Darwin couple has made history with the Northern Territory’s first same-sex wedding. Keith Edwards and Afham Janil had a low-key ceremony at the Darwin registry office on Monday, attended by a handful of friends. Keith told the NT News it was a relief to be able to marry his partner legally in Australia. “It …

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Former reality TV star Jordan Bruno has been crowned Mr Gay Pride Australia for 2018. Jordan found fame after appearing on Channel Seven series My Kitchen Rules, but after the show he became a high-profile advocate for marriage equality and LGBTI mental health and launched a series of classes encouraging young people to cook. The …

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LGBTI advocates have slammed federal Labor for supporting legal exemptions allowing LGBTI teachers to be sacked from religious schools on the basis of their sexuality. Religious schools are currently exempt from federal anti-discrimination law in relation to employment and provision of education in accordance with their beliefs. Similar exemptions also exist in most states and …

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Brisbane marriage equality campaigners and supporters gathered at the Sportsman Hotel to celebrate the first same-sex marriages on January 9. Australian Marriage Equality Queensland director Peter Black, Shelley Argent from Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), Brisbane LGBTIQ advocate Phil Browne, and longtime marriage equality campaigner Bill Rudkin were among those who gathered …

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Brisbane’s oldest gay men’s sauna, Bodyline, will close its doors for the last time on January 24. Manager David Kemp (pictured), aka Daisy, confirmed the Bodyline brand will not be moving elsewhere. “It’s really sad,” Daisy said. “It’s been a part of the Brisbane gay scene for so long. It’s going to feel funny when …

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