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These 200 LGBTIQ Leaders Say No To The Marriage Plebiscite


After hearing about a poster offering counseling and support for LGBT students at an Indonesian university, the country’s education minister Muhammad Nasir has declared that he wants LGBT students banned from all Indonesian universities. ‘There are standard values and moral standards to be maintained. The campus is a moral guardian,’ Nasir said.  ‘LGBT groups should …

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Anti LGBT sentiment has become so bad in Jamaica that a new survey has found that three out of ever four LGBT Jamaicans wish they could flee their homeland to escape persecution. This alarming figure was found in a recent study investigating the developmental cost of homophobia in the country. Male to male consensual sex …

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Taiwan has made a step towards becoming the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage. The Taiwanese people emphatically voted for a new president at national elections earlier this month, electing vocal marriage equality supporter Tsai Ing-wen. Before last year’s gay pride parade in Taipei,  Tsai declared her support for gay marriage, saying in …

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Campaigners from the anti-gay Marriage Alliance group have stooped to a new low with the use of an extreme meme that depicts a woman with a rainbow noose around her neck. Under the photoshopped image they wrote: “SAME SEX MARRIAGE INCREASES PC BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACE.” They suggest that marriage equality empowers political correctness, therefore …

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George Shelley

UK boy band singer George Shelley has discussed his sexuality in a YouTube video. The singer, who sings in Union J, was recently a contestant on the UK version of reality TV series I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, and he said during his time in the Aussie jungle he made the decision to be true …

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Play School Looking For Two Dads

Aussie children’s TV institution Play School has put out a casting call for a child with two dads to feature in the show’s “Through the Windows” segment. Play School executive producer Jan Stradling told The Guardian she’s really excited about the new “My Family, Your Family” segments, which are also set to feature also “an adopted family, an extended family, …

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South Australian Greens Senator Rob Simms today introduced a bill into parliament to ensure same-sex marriages solemnised in foreign countries are legally recognised in Australia. The move comes after David Bulmer-Rizzi died in Adelaide last month after falling down stairs and cracking his skull during his honeymoon with husband Marco, who was subsequently denied next-of-kin …

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Glam Doggy Fashion Show For Sunshine Coast Pride

Fashion will go to the dogs at the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival’s inaugural Pride Paws Parade, to be held during the festival’s Fair Day at the Eumundi Markets. It’s free to register your fabulously costumed Sunshine Coast dog for the February 27 event, and prizes will be awarded to the most glamorous pride pooch, best …

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Melt Festival Picnic

The Brisbane Powerhouse’s parklands will come alive this Sunday when the community gathers for the MELT Festival’s first picnic @ Powerhouse Park! As well as food and drink trucks and free performances, on the day there will be a Dog & Owner Costume Parade showcasing our most glamorous pooches, the Dykes on Bikes row, live …

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The Queensland AIDS Council has called on the Palaszczuk Government to bring PrEP access for Queenslanders into line with the southern states after Victoria this week announced PrEP trial positions for 2,600 men who have sex with men. The extension of the Victorian PrEP trial follows the lead of News South Wales which announced a …

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