By Vince Chong On Anzac Day, Australians honour the sacrifice of all those who have served to defend the country in war and peace. It is a special day on the Australian calendar where everyone has the opportunity to honour and remember a person, a unit or any group of people who served their country. …

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Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant to aid their studies. The bursary is sponsored by Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard and focusses on female students living in the Brisbane City Council area and who identify with the LGBTIQ community. It’s one of 33 grants on …

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A same-sex couple have claimed they were asked to leave a New South Wales rollerskating rink after a parent complained about the couple kissing each other. The Wollongong couple, Amy Hudson and Maddie Dellosa, told the Illawarra Mercury they had been asked to leave the Oak Flats Roller Skating Rink after giving each other “a …

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A survivor of “gay conversion” therapy has called on federal Health Minister Greg Hunt to take action to ban the dangerous practice in Australia. In a combative interview with ABC Radio this week, Hunt said he didn’t support gay conversion therapy but drew criticism for expressing concern over the “constant view that nobody, anywhere, is …

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This year’s Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is almost here. Organised by volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, this year’s free Fair Day event will be held on Saturday, April 28 at Quota Park in Nambour. The Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is in its 11th year and has a theme this year of “We Are …

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Two cases of multi-drug-resistant “super gonorrhoea” have been detected in Australia for the first time – one in Queensland and another in Western Australia. A Queensland Health spokesperson confirmed two cases of gonorrhoea resistant to multiple antibiotics had been detected in the past month. Evidence suggests that one of the Australians acquired their infection in …

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Queensland opposition leader Deb Frecklington has slammed calls to allow intersex Queenslanders an option other than male or female on their birth certificates. Last month the Queensland government announced a review into the state’s Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration (BDMR) Act, and released a discussion paper exploring how Queensland “can improve the legal recognition of …

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Bachelor in Paradise viewers have reacted with fury after an apparent “lesbian kiss” used by Channel Ten to tease the series turned out to be very misleading. In a promo screened on TV in the months leading up to the show, Megan Marx (pictured) – who identifies as bisexual and is the franchise’s first openly …

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A teenager has told the touching story of how her mother finally embraced her daughter’s bisexuality after the pair watched the gay drama film Love, Simon together. The film stars Nick Robinson as Simon (pictured), a high school student struggling with his sexuality until he meets someone online from his school who’s going through the …

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for Commonwealth nations to repeal “outdated” anti-gay laws and said the UK “deeply regrets” its legacy of discrimination against LGBTIQ people around the world. Homosexuality remains illegal in 36 of the 53 Commonwealth countries – including nine that have a maximum penalty of life imprisonment – because penal …

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