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A transgender passenger was subjected to “pervasive discrimination” when forced to remove his prosthetic penis while passing through airport security. The National LGBTI Health Alliance highlighted the incident to a Senate inquiry into airport and aviation security. In a written complaint, the passenger said a body scanner detected a prosthetic “worn in my underwear” and …

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Tom Daley has revealed a hidden secret – he had the engagement ring hidden in his undies when he popped the question to boyfriend Dustin Lance Black last October. Speaking to Out, the Olympian said he was naked except for his underwear when he proposed. “I had the ring box in my underwear, and when …

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Discrimination towards LGBT people in Cambodia remains rife according to a new survey that suggests that approximately a third of LGBT Cambodians have never disclosed their sexual orientation to anyone, while one fifth said that wish they were straight. The interviews with 1,600 people showed that 82% of LGBT respondents and 86% of straight respondents …

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Go to Iceland, get married – and stay there! That’s the explicit, homophobic message for same-sex couples from Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama. He described same-sex marriage as “rubbish” and declared it would not be happening in Fiji in his lifetime. Mr Bainimarama made the comments in response to a TV program featuring the human …

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Don’t miss a very special exhibition, held throughout January which marks the historic moment where activists from different causes came together as one in Noosa to fight for recognition and rights. In 2015, the Noosa Love Parade Marriage Equality March and the Land Rights March were protesting separately on the day Tony Abbott PM came …

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Six men in Tunisia have been sentenced to three years in jail after being charged with homosexuality – the maximum sentence the court could hand down. The men were arrested in November after a neighbour called the police to report homosexual behaviour. The court further ruled that at the end of their jail terms, the …

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The levels of homophobia within Queensland’s Bjelke-Petersen government in the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic have been revealed with the releasing of 1985 cabinet records. First coming to light in the Brisbane Times, the 30 year old records show that despite health authorities advising them otherwise, senior figures in the Queensland Government would not …

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Adele’s comeback single Hello, accompanied by a moving video, reached No. 1 in more than 100 countries. Hardly surprising as her haunting voice had been sorely missed by her millions of fans throughout the world. Now, an LGBT take on the story re-imagines the smash hit in the context of lost love and lesbian romance, …

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s daughter has married her fiancée in a small civil ceremony in the Netherlands. Reverend Mpho Tutu tied the knot with long-term partner Marceline Furth, a professor in paediatric infectious diseases at the Vrije University in Amsterdam. Furth is a South African HIV/AIDS activist, who has also campaigned against poverty, racism, sexism, homophobia …

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Gay marriage lobbyists received a great Christmas present with MP for Blair Shayne Neumann reversing his stance on the issue. Australian Marriage Equality (AME) said Mr Neumann had joined a growing number of people on the Labor right who now supported same-sex marriage. “Across the nation MPs are listening to the personal stories of their …

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