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“Happy Mother’s Day!” Around this time of year, the shops are brightened with pink cards, soaps, and boxes of chocolate. It’s the day set aside to acknowledge and celebrate the motherhood journey and the unique sacrifices that parents make in the pursuit of greater things—the wellbeing of their children. I have always wanted children. Like …

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Australian tennis champ Casey Dellacqua has announced her retirement from the sport to spend more time with family. The 33-year-old made the announcement in a video posted to her social media accounts on Tuesday. “It’s something I’ve been thinking about for a while now,” she said. “I definitely feel it’s the right time for me …

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Music legend Bob Dylan has recorded a same-sex love song for a new compilation of “reimagined” versions of songs designed for same-sex couples’ weddings. On the new EP Universal Love, Dylan sings a new version of the 1929 song “She’s Funny That Way” with the pronouns switched to “He’s Funny That Way”. “If you look …

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Married gay male couples are the least likely to divorce, a new study has suggested. The study, which tracked 515 couples in the US state of Vermont over the course of 12 years, found two men who get married in the US have a better chance of making it than their counterparts in lesbian and …

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Getting married but don’t even know where to start planning your perfect wedding? Brisbane’s Broadway Chapel in Woolloongabba is owned and run by local couple James and Nick (pictured), and they’re thrilled to welcome the first same-sex couples to the heritage-listed venue. They’re offering prospective couples the chance to sign up for Same-Sex Marriage Boot …

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The first Queensland couple has tied the knot on the first official day of marriage equality. Australia’s same-sex marriage legislation was passed exactly one month ago and while some couples were granted exemptions, today is the first official day of same-sex ceremonies. Queensland athletes Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan timed their vows so they could …

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Twelve days after making history in Western Australia’s first same-sex wedding, Perth woman Lyn Hawkins has tragically lost her battle with ovarian cancer. Lyn met longtime partner Anne Sedgwick in 1979 and a year later the couple shared a commitment ceremony. Last month, Lyn and Anne applied for an exemption to waive the required one …

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The former governor of a New South Wales prison has raised concerns about same-sex attracted inmates wanting to marry cellmates while in custody after the legalisation of same-sex marriage. In an opinion piece for the Daily Telegraph, former Grafton Correctional Centre boss John Heffernan said the decision to allow same-sex couples to marry created a …

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Are you wondering exactly what you need to do before you and your loved one finally get to your “I do’s”? You’re not alone.

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A Melbourne woman with terminal cancer has tied the knot with her same-sex partner at an emotional ceremony.

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