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A same-sex couple have claimed they were asked to leave a New South Wales rollerskating rink after a parent complained about the couple kissing each other. The Wollongong couple, Amy Hudson and Maddie Dellosa, told the Illawarra Mercury they had been asked to leave the Oak Flats Roller Skating Rink after giving each other “a …

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Singer Kesha has officiated a lesbian couple’s real-life wedding in Las Vegas in her new music video. The artist released a video for her cover of Janis Joplin’s “I Need a Man to Love” – retitled “I Need A Woman To Love” – which she recorded for a new EP of “reimagined” love songs created …

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A newspaper has been slammed for deleting a reference to a man’s husband from his mother’s obituary. Texas newspaper The Olton Enterprise published the obituary for Brenda Light in its February 23 edition, but edited the family’s original tribute. The obituary read, “Those left to cherish her memories include her son, Barry Giles, and his …

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A Sunshine Coast woman with terminal cancer and her partner have been revealed as the first Australian same-sex couple to legally marry. The marriage between Jo Grant and Jill Kindt was held on December 15 and was allowed to proceed without the usual 30-day waiting period because Jo was terminally ill with a rare form …

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A Melbourne mum has called for the Australian government to update the child passport application form to better cater to same-sex parents. Jessica Boyd, who wants to travel overseas with partner Liz Williams and their five-month-old baby Grace, said the “antiquated” Australian passport application process needed to be updated because it still requires a child’s …

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Sydney pair Warren Orlandi and Paul Phillips have become the first same-sex couple to get married atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge. On Thursday morning, the pair climbed to 134 metres above Sydney harbour before dawn to get hitched at the sky-high ceremony as the sun rose. Four years ago, Orlandi weighed more than 370kg and …

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Eat Pray Love author Elizabeth Gilbert’s partner Rayya Elias has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 57. Gilbert came out in September 2016, and at the time revealed her relationship with Elias in an emotional Facebook post, where she also revealed Elias has been diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer that year. …

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An Australian couple has told how she and her Perth partner were subjected to homophobic abuse onboard their domestic Jetstar flight and claimed staff didn’t intervene. Cat Franke and Julz Evans were flying from Melbourne to Perth on New Year’s Eve when they were verbally abused by an “intoxicated, arrogant man” sitting in the seat …

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Gold Coast couple Lisa and Tani got married in 2011, but only now can they make their marriage official.

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A Melbourne couple are racing against time to get married while one partner is battling cancer.

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