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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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Children’s program Sesame Street has shown support for rainbow families with a tweet during Pride month in the US. The show’s official account tweeted an image of Sesame Street favourite Elmo alongside other colourful Muppet characters arranged in the colours of the rainbow. “Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes, and …

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Two Kelly Clarkson fans have gotten engaged at a meet and greet with the singer. Alex Malerba and Justin Blake watched Clarkson perform at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and at a photo op with the star after the show, Malerba got down on one knee and proposed. “Asking the love of …

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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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Germany’s parliament has voted to quash the convictions of thousands of gay men sentenced for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law which remained in force after World War II. The law will clear the names of gay men who were charged under Article 175 of the country’s penal code, which outlawed “sexual acts contrary to nature,” …

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An Australian transgender couple are seeking humanitarian asylum in Iceland after fleeing “ongoing homophobic violence” in Sydney. Stephanie McCarthy made national headlines in 2015 when she was viciously bashed at a venue in the inner west Sydney suburb of Newtown. The attack sparked local protests against homophobic and transphobic violence. McCarthy and her partner Ashley …

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