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Teenage trans activist Georgie Stone has been named the Pride Ambassador for the AFL’s upcoming Pride Game in Melbourne. The 18-year-old, who is this year’s Young Victorian of the Year, said she’s proud to support her team and their commitment to inclusion. “I have been a St Kilda fan pretty much for as long as …

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A Tasmanian man is crowdfunding to raise money to help preserve his home state’s queer history. Robert Thompson said his involvement in the queer community spanned forty years and he began the GoFundMe campaign to help him document Tasmania’s queer scene, particularly during the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s. “The focus on much Tasmanian and indeed …

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An adorable letter that two gay dads wrote to fellow plane passengers in advance of their newborn’s first flight has gone viral online. Former One Direction singer Niall Horan happened to be sitting near the parents on the flight, and he tweeted a photo of the letter he received. “Hi Stranger, My name is Marit,” …

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Brendan Leishman, who passed away on April 19, was farewelled in a Celebration of Life ceremony in Cairns last Saturday. A diverse group of people came together to celebrate a man much loved in many communities. Members of the LGBT+ community gathered with Brendan’s partner Dave to remember a man who contributed much to the …

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Transgender Victorians will now be able to stay married to their partners when they change the gender on their birth certificate under legislation passed by the Victorian government on Tuesday night. In several states and territories, transgender people must be unmarried if they want to update the sex marker on their birth certificate, essentially requiring …

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Queensland LNP MP Jarrod Bleijie has been slammed on social media after complaining about a question about gender on the federal government’s myGov website. Bleijie wrote on Twitter this week, “I just phoned MyGov to change my address. After giving my personal details I was asked ‘and is it okay to identify you as a …

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He’s old and he’s proud – and he’s finally out. For Martin, an 86-year-old photographer, learning to live as his authentic self didn’t have an age limit. He opened up about his decision to come out as gay as part of 5 Gum’s No Regrets online short film series, saying concealing his true identity for …

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Our community remembers you Rocky Malone. You were a strong Leader in our communities, a quiet achiever, a loyal friend. Thank you Rocky for your kindness, caring heart and passion. Rocky Malone showed inspirational leadership and direction in working with LGBTIQ youth at risk through her role as the General Manager at Open Doors Youth …

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Fiji’s LGBTIQ community has made history with what local activists say is the country’s very first pride parade. Local LGBTIQ group Rainbow Pride Foundation organised the event, held on this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBT), on Thursday last week. The group decided to hold the parade in Fiji’s second biggest city, …

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A gay victim of clerical sexual abuse has claimed he received a moving message of support for his identity from Pope Francis. Chilean man Juan Carlos Cruz met with the leader of the Catholic Church to discuss the abuse he suffered at the hands of Father Fernando Karadima, a Chilean Catholic priest found guilty by …

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