These 200 LGBTIQ Leaders Say No To The Marriage Plebiscite


Entertainment reporter Richard Wilkins' son, model and socialite Christian Wilkins

Model and socialite Christian Wilkins has opened up about why he never felt the need to come out to his father, Channel 9 entertainment presenter Richard Wilkins. Christian told News.com.au that he was “never in” the closet and disagrees with the pressure on people to reveal their sexuality. “I have never said to either of …

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More must be done to address rising rates of HIV transmissions among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or Australia’s goal of ending new HIV transmissions by 2020 could be at risk, researchers say. New research published in the Medical Journal of Australia shows rates of new HIV transmissions among Indigenous Australians have risen by …

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Australian ski destination Thredbo and LGBTIQ party starters Heaps Gay are hosting Rainbow Mountain, a five-day festival of crazy, fun, glittery LGBTIQ action in the snow. From August 29 to September 2, the LGBTIQ community will take over the mountain with a huge line up of events, parties, live concerts, cocktails, champagne lunches, and plenty …

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By Paula Gerber, Monash University It has been six months since Australia declared that marriage is no longer an exclusively heterosexual institution. In that time, approximately 2,500 same-sex couples have been married, with NSW having the most weddings, closely followed by Victoria and Queensland. Many more couples, who married overseas before marriage equality was achieved …

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The marginalisation of Indonesia’s LGBTIQ community is fuelling an HIV “epidemic” in the country, according to a new report. The prevalence of HIV among gay men in Indonesia has surged five-fold from 5 per cent in 2007 to 25 per cent in 2015, Human Rights Watch wrote in their Scared In Public and Now No …

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Same-sex lesbian couple hold hands in this stock photo

A new series of speed dating events catering to same-sex singles are being held in Brisbane next month. Venturous Speed Dating founder Valezka Ocando says she started the events to provide an avenue for singles to meet other like-minded people offline. She said the speed dating experience “allows you to get a feeling of what …

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Sam Smith and 13 Reasons Why actor Brandon Flynn pose for this Instagram photo in happier times

Singer Sam Smith and 13 Reasons Why actor Brandon Flynn have split. The couple started dating shortly before the release of Smith’s second album The Thrill Of It All last November, but the pair split last week after nine months. During a performance in Brooklyn on Wednesday as part of his world tour, the singer …

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