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Added on: 04/22/2024
04/21/2024
Sydney, Australia– Sall Grover says she did not think twice when she blocked Roxanne Tickle, a transgender woman, from her Australian-based women-only app Giggle for Girls. “It…

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Added on: 04/21/2024
David called me on Saturday, April 23, 1994, to tell me Bill died that morning at 8:35. Now it was over. The inevitability, the feelings of resignation,…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
03/22/2024
Religious schools would lose the right to expel teachers and students over their sexuality or gender identity under recommendations in a new report. The Australian Law Reform…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
03/21/2024
Blanket exemptions allowing religious schools to discriminate against staff and students on the basis of sexuality and gender identity should be repealed, a key report to the…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
Penny Wong, Australia’s first out lesbian senator, has married her long-term partner Sophie Allouache after a nearly 20-year relationship. Their daughters — 11-year-old Alexandra 8-year-old Hannah —…

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Added on: 03/16/2024
03/15/2024
On Wednesday, the Attorney General tabled long-awaited legislation to ban harmful LGBTQIA+ conversion practices. The changes are “overdue” and “welcome”, says Dr Amanda Cohn, NSW Greens spokesperson…

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Added on: 03/12/2024
03/11/2024
The Pride Celebrations in Australia’s A-Leagues at the weekend were certainly colorful. They were also meaningful to many of the country’s top-flight soccer stars. The controversy surrounding…

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Added on: 03/03/2024
The bright glitter, sequins and rainbows of Sydney’s Mardi Gras will be tinged with sadness as the LGBTQI community mourns and celebrates the lives of Jesse Baird…

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Added on: 02/27/2024
02/26/2024
Kaneshige ‘Kane’ Hirata, a former firefighter, and Kohei ‘Kotfe’ Katsuyama, a former police officer, have been in a committed relationship for the past 12 years, living together…

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Added on: 02/26/2024
As the 46th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras prepares to kick off on March 2, the party buzz has caught on in the Indonesian LGBTQ community in…

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Added on: 02/24/2024
02/23/2024
A 28-year-old police officer has been charged with two counts of murder after the disappearance of Australian TV personality Jesse Baird and his partner Luke Davies. Beau…

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Added on: 02/17/2024
02/16/2024
In the quiet streets of Albany, Western Australia, a storm brews, not of nature but of ideology. A recent event, dubbed the ‘Gay Conversion Therapy Roadshow,’ has…

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Added on: 02/12/2024
02/11/2024
Growing up in Leigh Creek, the Our Town Cummins peer support connector never saw much representation of the LGBTQIA+ community that he is now a part of. “You…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
02/01/2024
Eliott had heard too many horror stories about trans kids coming out in small country towns. But when he did, he was surprised by what happened. He was…

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Added on: 01/25/2024
01/24/2024
A recent study on the prevalence of domestic violence has unveiled concerning findings about the experiences of maltreatment among LGBTQI Australians. Trigger Warning: This story discusses abuse…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/22/2024
The Labor Party’s LGBTQI group Rainbow Labor’s stall at the Midsumma Carnival was targeted on Sunday by a few protesters, who allegedly damaged some items, shouted slogans…

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Added on: 01/20/2024
01/19/2024
The NSW government on Friday ordered a review into the state’s hate crime laws. Chairperson of the NSW Law Reform Commission and former Chief Justice of the…

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Added on: 01/17/2024
01/16/2024
A man who was convicted for stopping an anti-LGBTQ+ assault during Sydney WorldPride last year had his conviction overturned in court on earlier this month, as reported…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
Around forty-one community organisations, including LGBTQI, health and women’s groups and unions, have addressed an open letter to Western Australia Premier Roger Cook to deliver on the…

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Added on: 01/07/2024
01/06/2024
When veteran drag queen KymmBerlei takes to the stage in her floor-length sequin gown, glamorous wig, and sky-high heels, she in many ways embodies the enormous transformation…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
LGBTQI advocates have called on the NSW government and NSW Police force to fully implement the recommendations by a special commission of inquiry into LGBTQI hate crime…

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Added on: 12/18/2023
12/17/2023
Cricket Australia has confirmed that it has no plans to bow to anti-trans rhetoric and exclude transgender athletes from competing in the division that aligns with their…

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Added on: 12/16/2023
12/15/2023
Tasmanian LGBTIQA+ advocates have slammed the state government’s proposed bill to ban conversion practices, saying it will allow the harmful practices to continue. The proposed legislation, which…

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Added on: 12/12/2023
12/11/2023
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) members have voted to cancel the Mardi Gras Police Accord and abolish the controversial decency inspections. At the December 9…

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Added on: 12/06/2023
12/05/2023
Out gay President of a citizen’s group and former Angry Victorians Party candidate has asked what about “straight pride flag” after Melbourne’s Yarra Council announced its plans…

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Added on: 11/27/2023
11/26/2023
Despite the looming threat of rain, a large crowd gathered in Newtown’s Pride Square for the Trans Day of Resistance rally and march. The event was organised…

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Added on: 11/25/2023
11/24/2023
The NSW Government will delay the ban on gay conversion practices till next year, to allow more time for additional consultations with conversion survivors. First reported by…

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Added on: 11/20/2023
Bridget Flack’s family remembers her as bright and creative. “She was incredibly artistic, you know, whether drawing or writing or playing music, she loved all of that,” Angela…

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Added on: 11/18/2023
Bruce Miller, a former Australian ambassador to Japan, describes the career he had in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as “a mixed picture”. A…

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Added on: 11/13/2023
11/12/2023
The Special Commission of Inquiry into LGBTIQ hate crimes (the Inquiry) will hold its final public sitting tomorrow, Tuesday 14 November 2023, in Sydney. Led by the Honourable…