A tale of a forbidden lesbian romance starring actresses Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams has gotten rave reviews. The upcoming film Disobedience, based on a novel by Naomi Alderman and directed by Sebastián Lelio, focuses on the relationship between between two women from an Orthodox Jewish community. Weisz plays Ronit Krushka, a woman who returns …

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A man who plotted to attack an LGBTI pride event with a machete has been found guilty of planning a terror offence. Ethan Stables planned to kill people attending the event at New Empire pub in a town in Cumbria in north-west England last June, The Guardian reported. The 20-year-old was arrested unarmed outside the …

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The Australian Conservatives party has said they will work to repeal the country’s “yes” vote on marriage equality. The new spokesperson for Senator Cory Bernardi’s party, former Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton, told Sky News the party’s policy was “to support the natural family.” “I would expect over time we’d want to see marriage …

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Two regional Western Australian cities are planning to hold their very first LGBTI festivals in the coming weeks. The small WA town of Margaret River, three hours south of Perth, will hold its inaugural “Margi Gras” celebration next weekend. The free festival event will be held at Margaret River Cultural Centre Lawns on February 10, …

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Celine Dion has announced her first tour of Australia in a decade. The Canadian music icon will perform in Sydney on July 27, Brisbane on July 30, Western Australia on August 4 and Melbourne on August 7, as part of her “LIVE 2018” tour. Celine released a video message to fans saying she was very …

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The Australian Water Polo League’s annual Pride Cup event will return to Brisbane next month. The Pride Cup was first held in Melbourne two years ago to promote inclusion and diversity in national water polo, and last year was hosted by our local LGBTI-inclusive team the Brisbane Tritons for the first time. Local team the …

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Marriage equality campaigners have revealed the shocking extent of the anti-gay abuse they received during last year’s marriage law postal survey. In a submission to a Senate inquiry looking at the process of the postal survey, including the government’s protections against offensive material and behaviour, The Equality Campaign included numerous examples of the abusive messages …

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Long-running Australian soap Home and Away will introduce a gay character later this year. Actor Ray Meagher, who plays the Channel Seven soap’s iconic character Alf, has teased in an interview that a new gay male character is on the way. Asked whether he’d like to see a gay character introduced to Home and Away …

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Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton has quit the organisation to pursue a career in politics at the next federal election. Shelton (pictured), one of the most high-profile “no” campaigners in last year’s marriage postal survey, announced on Saturday he was stepping down after five years as the ACL’s managing director to contest a seat …

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Kylie Minogue has released the music video for her new song “Dancing”. The singer dons cowboy boots, strums a guitar and shows off her line-dancing skills in the clip for the country-influenced lead single from upcoming album Golden. “Life’s all just moments which all join up,” Kylie explained. “Some of them are great, and some …

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