The Queensland Government has honoured its election commitment to restore legally recognised civil ceremonies for same-sex couples. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath (pictured) introduced the Bill in parliament this week. “This Government has committed to restoring the civil partnership ceremony provisions in the Act to ensure that couples of any gender can participate in an official ceremony …

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The Queensland Government has honoured its election commitment to restore legally recognised civil ceremonies for same-sex couples. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath (pictured) introduced the Bill in parliament this week. “This Government has committed to restoring the civil partnership ceremony provisions in the Act to ensure that couples of any gender can participate in an official ceremony …

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A New Zealand advertising company has been forced to apologise after its attempt at humour backfired with many finding a festive season message far from funny. The billboard, in East Tamaki outside Auckland, featured the Vanity Fair cover of Caitlyn Jenner, photoshopped to include her wearing a Santa hat. The message read: “I hope your …

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A Labour MP and a gay rights activist have joined the fight against new heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury after his homophobic rant in which he likened homosexuality to paedophilia. Former shadow minister for sport Chris Bryant used a speech in the House of Commons to lambast Fury’s comments – and to challenge him to …

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Brisbane Pride Festival is set to be the big winner from next year’s Brisbane City council elections with Labor’s lord mayoral candidate Rod Harding pledging to double the amount of funding provided to the festival should he be elected. The current administration under Lord Mayor Graham Quirk became the first council to provide funding for …

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Madonna has marked World AIDS Day? (December 1) during a London concert with a touching tribute to family and friends affected by the disease. “I also want to point out that today is World AIDS Day,” she told the crowd, in fan video uploaded online. “It’s important to remember that we still haven’t found a …

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Same-sex couples in Queensland will once again have access to civil unions, including state sanctioned ceremonies, after the Queensland Parliament voted 64 to 22 to reinstate civil partnerships. First introduced in 2011 in the dying days of the Bligh Government, civil unions were quickly degraded to registered relationships with the option of having a ceremony …

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The Russian version of Maxim magazine has this month published a list of gay men that they have ‘forgiven’ for being gay. The male centric magazine has local editions in 16 different countries including Australia and is well known for its blokey culture that promotes uber-masculinity and a lot of images of girls in swimwear. …

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The Russian version of Maxim magazine has this month published a list of gay men that they have ‘forgiven’ for being gay. The male centric magazine has local editions in 16 different countries including Australia and is well known for its blokey culture that promotes uber-masculinity and a lot of images of girls in swimwear. …

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Hundreds of people gathered in Brisbane’s CBD last night to recognise World AIDS Day at a touching candlelight vigil held in Reddacliff Place. With candles being lit for lost loved ones, the emotional vigil heard the personal accounts of what it is like to live with HIV in 2015 as well as invaluable local history …

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