The annual Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is celebrating their eleventh year later this month. The festival, organised by the committee of volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, has a theme this year of “We Are One” and organisers are inviting the Coast’s LGBTIQ community, family, friends and visitors to come together and celebrate diversity …

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The cost of HIV prevention pill PrEP will drastically reduce after it finally received approval for addition to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme on Friday. PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a once-daily pill that has been found to dramatically reduce the risk of HIV transmission in HIV-negative people, in conjunction with other safe sex …

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More than 370 same-sex marriages have been registered across Australia in the month since same-sex weddings began. While the legislation came into effect on December 9, couples had to give a month’s notice of their intention to marry. So far, New South Wales has led the pack with 142 same-sex couples registering their marriages since …

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Boxer Anthony Mundine has caused outrage for appearing to suggest the death penalty would “deter the problem” of homosexuality in Australia in a shocking new anti-gay rant. Mundine made the comments to the Daily Telegraph after his abrupt departure from reality TV series I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here. “If we were to …

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The island of Bermuda has become the first nation in the world to repeal marriage equality. Bermuda’s governor approved a bill that scrapped the right of gay couples to marry in the British overseas territory following a Supreme Court ruling last year. The law change won’t annul the marriages of any same-sex couples who have …

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A prestigious Toowoomba girls’ school has welcomed its first transgender student. The Glennie School principal Kim Cohen wrote to parents to inform them of the news, The Chronicle reports. Mrs Cohen (pictured above) had hoped to give the student “time to settle before informing the community of her situation” to allow for people to get …

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In Brisbane for Mardi Gras? Comedians Magda Szubanski, Joel Creasey and Urzila Carlson are ready to be your guides to the fabulous floats, celebrities and costumes of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ historic 40th anniversary parade. They’ll join The Feed’s Patrick Abboud on SBS’ telecast of the parade on Sunday, March 4 from 8:30pm. …

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Online printing company Vistaprint says a mix-up, not an act of malice, was responsible for religious pamphlets instead of wedding programs being sent to a same-sex couple on the eve of their nuptials. Stephen Heasley, 31, and Andrew Borg, 39, ordered programs last year from Vistaprint for their wedding in Pennsylvania. They instead received a …

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New Zealand has become one of only a few countries in the world to publicly fund PrEP and the price per month for eligible men will likely be incredibly cheap. PrEP, which stand for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a once-daily pill that has been found to dramatically reduce the risk of HIV transmission in HIV-negative people, …

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HIV prevention medication PrEP may finally be approved for a federal subsidy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme on Friday, dramatically reducing its price for at-risk men. PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a once-daily pill that has been found to dramatically reduce the risk of HIV transmission in HIV-negative people, in conjunction with other …

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