Pastor Chris Ayers was dismayed when he arrived at his church in Charlotte’s Madison Park neighbourhood to find the words “Fags are pedos” spray-painted across the front doors. Vandals had crossed out the words “LGBT Equality” and substituted them with the homophobic slur. “Heart-piercing was the thing that came to my mind,” Pastor Ayers told …

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New South Wales Labor MP Penny Sharpe has slammed Education Minister Adrian Piccoli’s decision to ban the screening of Gaybe Baby in state schools. Mr Piccoli, who has never watched the documentary about four children with gay parents, claims the ban has nothing to do with the film’s content. “Gaybe Baby must not be shown …

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The HIV Foundation Queensland will be hosting a FREE community forum (including refreshments) in Brisbane on 15 September to discuss PrEP – a new HIV prevention method in which people who do not have HIV take a pill daily to reduce their risk of contracting HIV. (CLICK BELOW TO RSVP) Following the huge amount of community …

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Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she has changed her position on same-sex marriage, and that she would vote in favour of marriage equality if a public plebiscite were to be held. Gillard made the announcement this week while delivering a speech to the Melbourne College of Law and Justice, adding that she was making …

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Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she has changed her position on same-sex marriage, and that she would vote in favour of marriage equality if a public plebiscite were to be held. Gillard made the announcement this week while delivering a speech to the Melbourne College of Law and Justice, adding that she was making …

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Excerpts from private letters written by Alan Turing have offered a glimpse into the anguish and confusion that the famed gay codebreaker endured in his final days. Turing’s brilliant mind was instrumental in both the invention of the modern computer and ending the Second World War by cracking the Nazi’s Enigma Code, but his life …

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Due to circumstances beyond our control sadly we have to delay and postpone Australia’s Got Drag Queens – A fun PFLAG fundraiser. We sincerely apologise to the generous contestants who were looking forward to/frightened/delighted (choose one) to be appearing on stage this Saturday night 29th August. We also apologise to their many supporters who were …

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Photo courtesy of Melody Moore Australia has lost one of its leading transgender voices this month with the sad passing of activist Kathy Anne Noble who left us on Monday, 17 August, at the age of 81. Kathy Anne spent many years lobbying governments of all stripes to improve the rights of and lives of …

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The Queensland Government has appointed a panel to consider whether the age of consent for anal sex should be lowered from 18 to 16. Queensland remains the only state in Australia to legislate differences between vaginal and anal sex, with the age of consent for “carnal knowledge” set at 16, while anal sex, still referred …

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Greens Senator Janet Rice, along with independent crossbench Senators Glenn Lazarus, David Leyonhjelm, Ricky Muir and Nick Xenophon this week introduced their Marriage Equality Plebiscite Bill. The introduction of the Bill has led to a parliamentary inquiry into whether a public vote could coincide with the next federal election. If the Bill was adopted, the …

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