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When New Jersey-based news site NJ.com posted a story about the region’s miserable weather it created a storm – quite literally – on social media. The post included a map, provided by AccuWeather, which showed a giant, phallic-shaped green band of rain blanketing the eastern seaboard. BuzzFeed tweeted an image of the storm, saying: “Looks …

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The Abbott Coalition Government has voted against allowing a conscience vote on same-sex marriage ahead of the introduction of  a multi-party marriage equality bill entering parliament this week. The vote was taken at a special Coalition party room meeting held after the issue was raised without a decision at the Liberal and Nationals’ regular joint …

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If you haven’t made it out to this year’s Ekka yet, then make sure that you don’t miss out! Tomorrow is People’s Day and is the perfect time to see the Ekka shine at its very brightest. With so much to see and do, we have compiled a few highlights that you won’t want to …

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The “say yes to marriage equality” message is far from terminal. Canberra airport has turned on a series of rainbow lights as Parliament resumes to consider a bill to legalise same-sex marriage. Australian Marriage Equality’s new national campaign slogan, #WeCanDoThis, is also on display with hopes the momentum in the community will lead to change …

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Mr Gay World 2010 Charl van den Berg has died at the age of just 33 after losing a battle with lymphatic cancer. van den Berg won the world crown in 2010 after being named the South African Mr Gay King in his native country the previous year. Well-wishers have praised him for his activism …

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On Saturday the 8th August, Brisbane people and visitors turned out in their thousands to show support for Marriage Equality. CLICK HERE to see the photos. The Veronicas were part of a passionate line-up of speakers who addressed the colourful and animated crowd. A sea of rainbows marched through the streets of Brisbane.   More …

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US President has this week used an address to young African leaders to stand up for the LGBT rights that are frequently trivialised or ignored throughout much of the African continent. The President was the keynote speaker at the Young African Leaders Initiative’s three-day summit held in Washington D.C, and spoke on a range of …

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Tony Abbott is being bombarded with wedding invitations from same-sex couples. Pink News reports that so far the Prime Minister’s schedule looks very busy – with more than 50 couples promising to invite him to their weddings if he allows marriage equality to pass. Mr Abbott has long opposed same-sex marriage, but many within his …

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Mr Gay New Zealand is the latest to exert pressure on Tony Abbott and his colleagues to support marriage equality. Posting his image on Instagram wearing nothing other than the distinct AussieBum Equality underwear, which were made in support of the Australian Marriage Equality campaign, Matt Fistonich said Australia needs same-sex marriage. Fistonich is passionate …

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Pop superstars The Veronicas will be the special guests at a marriage equality rally to be held this Saturday 8 August at Brisbane’s Queens Park where they will address the thousands of people who are expected to take to the streets in a sea of rainbow. The twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso have been …

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