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Do you want to be a part of history and help to end HIV in Queensland? The HIV Foundation Queensland is looking for gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men who are over 18 years of age and living in Queensland to complete a short anonymous survey on a recent campaign to …

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UPDATED Liberal Senator Dean Smith has said a free vote on marriage equality should be held in the federal parliament in August, on the two year anniversary of the government’s defeated plebiscite. “I think the evidence is very, very clear. It will be hard to readopt the plebiscite,” he told HuffPost Australia on Monday. “We’re …

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The ABC and Screen Australia have put out a call for LGBTI filmmakers to produce a new series of documentaries to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras next year. “Love Bites” will be a series of 10 five-minute documentary short films made by queer filmmakers across the country to provide …

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The Victorian Government has announced a grant of $100,000 to the Victorian Pride Centre to tackle the issue of isolation for LGBTI young people in rural Victoria. “Our newly established website is now going to be able to feature a virtual platform of mental health resources and information for socially or geographically isolated young LGBTI …

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Around 100 LGBTI equality campaigners have rallied outside a Liberal Party fundraiser in Melbourne to protest the appearance of tennis legend Margaret Court as a special guest. Court’s boycott of Qantas over its same-sex marriage support and comments linking gay and transgender people to Nazis and the devil sparked a national furore last month. “Margaret …

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just.equal campaigner Ivan Hinton-Teoh has told a touching story of how he came out to his grandmother in the first of a new series of videos by the advocacy group featuring LGBTI Australians’ stories. The new series “#IfTheyOnlyKnew” aims to “inspire Australians to be champions for change” and in the first video, posted to the …

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Culture Club frontman Boy George has recorded a cover of The Village People’s classic “YMCA” for a good cause. The singer, who is currently in Australia as a judge on The Voice, partnered with YMCA Australia to reimagine the iconic song for their “Why Not?” campaign to shine a light on youth issues. YMCA Australia …

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State and territory governments have been urged to repeal laws that force married transgender Australians to divorce if they want their birth certificate changed to reflect their gender identity. New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory all require married transgender people to divorce their spouses before their birth certificate can …

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It was ten years ago tomorrow that the first poll showed majority support for marriage equality in Australia. The polling, commissioned by activist group GetUp! and published in June 2007, found that 57 per cent of Australians agreed that gay couples should be allowed to get married, with 37 per cent opposed. On the poll’s …

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Pioneering LGBTI activist Peter Bonsall-Boone was remembered by family and friends at a touching memorial service on Saturday. Bon (pictured, right) passed away last month at age 78 following a battle with cancer. He’s survived by his partner of 50 years, Peter de Waal. Speakers at the funeral service at Ashfield Uniting Church in Sydney …

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