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By Filip Teovanovic Even though marriage equality was legalized across the United States in July last year, infamous Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Rowan County. Davis defended her behavior by citing her Christian beliefs as she made headlines around the world. Now a federal judge has …

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Nationals MP for Mallee Andrew Broad has likened men in a homosexual relationship to two rams mounting each other in the paddock. In a clumsy attempt to defend the Federal Government’s planned plebiscite on same-sex marriage, he is now busy defending himself after his comments drew widespread criticism. Elaborating on why he would never call …

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Tom of Finland

The story of the artist behind the iconic gay Tom of Finland artwork will be brought to the big screen. The film will profile the man behind the artwork, Touko Laaksonen, who returned home to Helsinki after serving in World War II only to find he was persecuted for his homosexuality. Touko conducted secret affairs …

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The Beatles Swing Show

Crooner Craig Martin will transform Brisbane’s 140-year-old Spring Hill Reservoir venue into The Cavern Club, the legendary birthplace of The Beatles, for his new swing show. “I was looking for somewhere really special to debut the new show in my new home town, when a friend suggested the Spring Hill Reservoirs,” he explained. “I was …

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Aussie cricket debutant Adam Zampa was the butt of what we can only assume was a joke before the recent one-day cricket international against New Zealand in Wellington. An eagle-eyed fan captured video of opener Usman Khawaja grabbing Zampa’s butt as they sang the Australian national anthem. Khawaja’s hand progressively moved down Zampa’s back and …

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PFLAG Brisbane spokesperson Shelley Argent

PFLAG Brisbane spokesperson Shelley Argent is calling on anyone who wants their voice heard on marriage equality to record a video message this Saturday. Shelley is travelling to Canberra with the Australian Marriage Equality group later this month to campaign for the reforms. “PFLAG has a campaign going where we are getting people to come and just talk …

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Melbourne Man Henry Tadebois

By Jasmine Henry Melbourne trans man Henry Tadebois has come out to his friends in an entertaining and informative YouTube video. In the video, which the 24-year-old thinks will “make it less shocking and weird for everybody,” he details the various aspects of his new identity: his new name and which pronouns people should use when talking …

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Facebook has revealed that Australians are coming out in droves – at least online. By monitoring which of its 14 million Australian users changed the “interested in” field to reflect their sexuality, the social media network found those showing a same-gender interest, an interest in both genders or entering into a same-sex relationship on their …

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Tanya Plibersek

Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek has slammed the federal government’s plan to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality at a cost of $160 million, calling it “a waste of money” in a parliamentary speech. “Every step we take towards the removal of discrimination emboldens us as a nation. It makes us stand prouder. We don’t need a …

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Deborah Cox will perform at Mardi Gras

International R&B star Deborah Cox will perform at the annual Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras’ post-parade party. Deborah last performed at Mardi Gras in 2002, and now she’ll return to the stage on March 5 to blow the roof off of the Hordern Pavilion with an exclusive Mardi Gras production show featuring a medley of her hit songs including “Nobody’s Supposed …

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