Australia

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Added on: 02/17/2023
02/16/2023
What if we put a giant model shark in a sparkly rainbow swimsuit? Like many great ideas, the pitch for Progress Shark – a recent Australian viral…

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Added on: 02/13/2023
02/12/2023
When Abbie Kelly started making up little packs of rainbow beads for LGBT kids and their friends to thread on their shoelaces in Broken Hill, she had…

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Added on: 02/11/2023
02/11/2023
Anthony Albanese will be the first sitting Australian prime minister to march in Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras when he joins the parade for the WorldPridefestival….

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Added on: 02/07/2023
02/06/2023
John Hughes was an out gay man, known to his friends as ‘Skinny John’ and lived in Kings Cross-Potts Point area. In May 1989, 45-year-old Hughes was…

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Added on: 12/27/2022
12/26/2022
Sydney’s new LGBTQI museum, Qtopia has announced the appointment of its Queer curatorial team in the leadup to its February opening. Queer curators, artists, and archivists Jacqui…

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Added on: 12/23/2022
12/22/2022
Travel brought Rachel Davey and Martina Sebova together. Almost 15 years ago, the two women met on a 49-day overland tour of Europe. Rachel, from Victoria, was…

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Added on: 12/18/2022
12/17/2022
Once the location of Canberra’s first publicly-organised LGBTQIA+ event in the ACT, today Glebe Park, located in the heart of the city, acts as a meeting place…

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Added on: 11/27/2022
11/26/2022
When Divina Loloma was living in Australia, her voice began to change. It was 1987 and she’d left her home country, Fiji, in the aftermath of a…

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Added on: 11/23/2022
11/22/2022
As stories of teen gangs hunting down homosexual men grew with police ignoring the issue, community leader Gary Cox started a project to shine a light on…

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Added on: 11/11/2022
11/10/2022
Sydney’s new LGBTQI museum Qtopia has announced its very first exhibition – a restaging of Ward 17 South, Australia’s very first dedicated HIV/AIDS unit that was located…

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Added on: 11/07/2022
The Executive Council of Australian Jewry have congratulated incoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his election win but have also voiced concern about homophobic elements within…

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Added on: 11/02/2022
A landmark NSW inquiry is investigating cold-case murders of gay men and LGBTQI community members. Led by Justice John Sackar, the special commission of inquiry into hate…

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Added on: 10/24/2022
10/24/2022
The discussion to fly the LGBTQI rainbow Pride flag over a Victorian regional shire headquarters turned ugly recently when a  councillor compared it to a Nazi symbol….

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Added on: 10/14/2022
10/11/2022
A Darlinghurst park next to a famous gay men’s pick-up spot in the 1960s and down the road from Oxford Street will be the initial home of…

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Added on: 09/26/2022
09/25/2022
When she was 10, Georgie Stone became the youngest person in Australia to receive hormone blockers. Stone is transgender and had to go to court to fight for…

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Added on: 09/06/2022
09/05/2022
It seemed every single person in Brisbane was on the banks of the Maiwar river on Saturday afternoon, settling in with beach chairs and eskies to get…

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Added on: 09/05/2022
09/05/2022
“Had I known at the age of 15 that my lesbianism could have been ‘cured’, I would have rushed to Dr McConaghy as my saviour,” wrote Lindy…

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Added on: 08/19/2022
08/18/2022
After being cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Honour Awards, the annual celebration of outstanding service and achievements in LGBTQ communities in NSW,…

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Added on: 08/19/2022
08/17/2022
Ellia Green, Australian Olympic gold medalist and former rugby union player, came out as transgender on Tuesday. Green, the first Olympian to come out as a transgender…

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Added on: 08/17/2022
08/16/2022
The 10th Bingham Cup, known as the Gay Rugby World Cup, is scheduled to start later this week in Ottawa, Canada. LGBTQI players from 20 participating countries,…

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Added on: 08/09/2022
08/08/2022
In 2018 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) and the NSW Police signed an Accord that allows police to conduct public decency inspections of all participants…

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Added on: 08/05/2022
08/04/2022
Two Saudi sisters found dead in their beds in Sydney attended a girls-only queer event in January where they told acquaintances gay women “live in fear” in Saudi…

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Added on: 07/31/2022
7/29/22
Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance has cancelled plans to illuminate the site in rainbow colours, citing “sustained abuse” and threats directed at its staff. The rainbow plan for…

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Added on: 07/11/2022
07/10/2022
Charlotte Coulthard-Dare knows that some people have a problem with her very existence. “How would anybody else feel if they were put in a box within a box…

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Added on: 07/08/2022
07/08/2022
Indigenous gay elder and actor Uncle Jack Charles and gay Torres Strait human rights activist Elijah Manis are among those who were honoured at the 2022 National…

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Added on: 07/05/2022
07/04/2022
An intersex prisoner, who identifies as female, was placed in a male prison where she was exposed to “ridicule” and “cruel and degrading treatment”, despite a magistrate…

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Added on: 06/15/2022
The Australian Capital Territory government has released a consultation draft law to protect the rights of intersex people. If passed, the bill would ban deferrable medical interventions…

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Added on: 06/10/2022
06/09/2022
When Chris Csabs was around 12 years old, he overheard a conversation between two men at his church, recalling a time when a gay man came in…

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Added on: 05/28/2022
The ACT Government has released a draft bill outlining plans to end non-consenting medical interventions on intersex children. The legislation was developed after consultations with experts and…

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Added on: 05/10/2022
05/09/2022
Labor will seek to legislate a religious discrimination act and scrap the ability of schools to expel gay and transgender students at the same time should it…