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Queensland Police Deputy Commissioner Stephen Gollschewski

The Queensland Police Service has announced the formation of a new internal network to support LGBTI police officers. “The LGBTI Support Network is comprised of ten members representing most facets of the LGBTI community and is designed as a resource tool and support mechanism to provide advice and guidance to QPS officers,” Deputy Commissioner Stephen …

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A Manly couple has used a legal loophole to defy Australia’s gay marriage laws. James Hanley, 23, who has dual citizenship, and Dan Waknin, 35, were able to tie the knot at the British consulate under marriage equality legislation in England and Wales. While their marriage will not be recognised here, James said he hoped …

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Trans Fitness Model Ben Melzer Makes Cover Men's Health

Transgender fitness model Ben Melzer is about to grace the cover of the April issue of Germany’s edition of Men’s Health magazine. 27-year-old Ben, who was born Yvonne, began his transition at age 23. “I was never a typical girl. I started thinking pink was a no-go,” Melzer told German publication Bild.de in a video posted …

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Private health insurer Medibank’s new television ad campaign aims to “show the human truths often ignored in traditional campaigns”. The campaign was filmed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Celete Geer, who was tasked to capture Australia as it really is – with all the unique configurations that form families and individuals in Australia today. The ad …

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Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy

Victoria is a step closer to stamping out so-called “gay conversion” therapists who claim to be able to cure homosexuality. The ABC reports that under new legislation to be introduced to the state’s parliament, Victoria’s current Health Services Commissioner would be replaced with a new Health Complaints Commissioner who will be able to investigate unregistered doctors and other health …

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Elton John in James Corden's Carpool Karaoke

Sir Elton John has hitched a lift with UK talk show host James Corden to film one of his “Carpool Karaoke” videos on the streets of Los Angeles. As the pair got chatty in between songs like “Crocodile Rock” and The Lion King’s “The Circle of Life”, Elton revealed he doesn’t own a mobile phone, shared …

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A FREE forum to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday night will answer the question, “What is the path to marriage equality and what can each of us do to make it happen?” Australian Marriage Equality national director Rodney Croome will join Queensland conveners Sharon Dane and Peter Black at the event to discuss marriage equality in …

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SBS 2016 Mardi Gras hosts

Stuck in Brisbane during Mardi Gras? Let comedians Magda Szubanski and Tom Ballard be your guide to the most spectacular floats, celebrities and costumes in this year’s parade. Magda and Tom will also be joined at the 38th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras by SBS reporter Patrick Abboud and TV personality Faustina Agolley, who’ll be …

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Mattel is looking to kick a goal with a new Barbie – in the form of lesbian soccer star Amy Wambach. The doll honours the dual Olympic gold medallist, who retired from football this year after 15 years as part of the US women’s national soccer team. Wambach has always been open about her sexuality …

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Big Gay Day, an event that heavily promotes itself as being a charity fundraiser, has been accused of misleading patrons about the amount of money it gives to LGBT charities after only offering a small fraction of the money that it would normally donate. Despite Big Gay Day boasting on social media that their 2015 …

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