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Added on: 01/26/2022
Jo Moses
Alturi Contributor
LGBT activist Steph Lentz wants you to know that Australia is under threat from a conservative Christian lobby, with organizations from the megachurch Hillsong to the Australian…

Global News

Added on: 01/18/2022
01/17/2022
After fleeing to Turkey from their home country of Jordan in July 2020, LGBTQI activist Alshaima Omama Alzubi has finally arrived in Australia. The 25-year-old Jordanian refugee…

Global News

Added on: 01/17/2022
01/16/2022
A man has pled guilty — against his lawyers’ wishes — to charges stemming from the death of a gay American man in 1988, which was initially…

Global News

Added on: 01/13/2022
01/12/2022
Michaelia Cash’s department has defended religious schools’ right to sack teachers for their views on sexuality and appeared to confirm safeguards for gay students will be delayed…

Global News

Added on: 01/09/2022
A gay penguin couple has celebrated their third anniversary at Sydney’s SEA LIFE Aquarium. In November 2021 Sphen and Magic celebrated three years together with a frozen…

Global News

Added on: 01/09/2022
Josh Cavallo, who last year became the only openly gay professional top flight men’s footballer in the world, says he has “no words” to describe his disappointment…

Global News

Added on: 12/28/2021
12/27/2021
A Jordanian LGBTQI+ ‘rights defender’ and refugee on their way to Australia has been detained in Lebanon. According to Amnesty International Australia, AOA, a 25-year-old lesbian, non-binary…

Global News

Added on: 12/19/2021
Buried in a recent article in Quadrant magazine is a revealing insight into the mindset of those who want to retain laws that allow religious schools to…

Global News

Added on: 12/10/2021
12/09/2021
New Zealand’s rainbow community will be allowed to change the sex recorded on their birth certificates without providing evidence of a medical procedure, after a bill to recognise…

Global News

Added on: 12/06/2021
12/05/2021
The Victorian government has passed laws banning religious schools from sacking or refusing to hire staff based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The state parliament’s…

Global News

Added on: 11/29/2021
People often ask me what it’s like to be queer or trans in China. It was the number one question I encountered when I returned to Melbourne…

Global News

Added on: 11/28/2021
11/28/2021
An elderly gay couple will sell up and leave their Toowoomba home following homophobic abuse. Bruce Gardiner told the Toowoomba Chronicle that he and husband Derek suffered…

Global News

Added on: 11/26/2021
11/25/2021
Australia has introduced a new controversial bill aimed at protecting religious people from “cancel culture”. Among other things, it would allow Catholic schools the right to fire…

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Added on: 11/25/2021
11/24/2021
Australian footballer Josh Cavallo, who came out as gay last month, has revealed he would be scared to play at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar because of the…

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Added on: 11/24/2021
11/23/2021
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will personally introduce the controversial Religious Discrimination Bill in Parliament on Thursday. The bill was promised by Morrison before the last elections in…

Global News

Added on: 11/21/2021
A district court in Perth on Friday sentenced a 26-year-old man to six and a half years imprisonment for his role in two separate incidents of bashing…

Global News

Added on: 11/15/2021
11/14/2021
When Adelaide United’s Josh Cavallo sat down to film his announcement to the world that he was coming out as gay, he didn’t know what to expect….

Global News

Added on: 11/14/2021
11/13/21
Just.Equal Australia has urged the Australian Government to provide refuge for LGBTIQA+ Afghans facing persecution under the Taliban regime. The call follows reports from Rainbow Railroad of…

Global News

Added on: 11/12/2021
11/11/2021
For the first time, we have a decent idea of the size of New Zealand’s Rainbow community. One in 20 adults in New Zealand identify as LGBT+,…

Global News

Added on: 11/11/2021
11/10/2021
Mon Schafter: As a proud queer person and the Content Lead of ABCQueer, this week’s news that the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and WorldPride will…

Global News

Added on: 11/04/2021
11/03/2021
The NSW government has announced an inquiry into brutal hates crimes committed against members of Sydney’s gay community over 40 years. In July 1989, 25-year-old newsreader Ross…

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Added on: 11/03/2021
11/02/2021
The Better Lives Project has been launched to educate midwives and parents about the needs of children born with variations of sex characteristics. Intersex is the umbrella…

Global News

Added on: 10/28/2021
10/27/2021
Australian footballer Josh Cavallo became on Wednesday the first current professional player to come out as openly gay. Cavallo currently plays for Adelaide United in Australia’s soccer…

Global News

Added on: 10/25/2021
10/25/2021
A new plan for a queer memorial and museum on Oxford Street is in development. Unlike other major cities such as Melbourne, whose Victorian Pride Centre opened…

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Added on: 10/19/2021
The Australian Human Rights Commission issued a report today analyzing the persistent practice of medically unnecessary non-consensual surgeries on children born with variations in their sex characteristics….

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Added on: 09/16/2021
09/15/2021
New Zealand is on its way to become the land of conquering the impossible, and adding another feather to this cap of victories is its new record…

Global News

Added on: 09/08/2021
09/07/2021
Concerns have been raised about how far the proposed legislation goes, and whether parents could be criminalised for having conversations with their children about their sexuality or…

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Added on: 07/30/2021
07/29/2021
WELLINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – New Zealand introduced on Friday legislation that proposes up to five years in prison for practices intended to change a person’s sexual…

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Added on: 07/25/2021
Less than 32% of LGBTQIA+ employees in Australia are out to everyone in their workplace and studies reveal that this number is going down. Out For Australia…

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Added on: 07/21/2021
07/21/2021
The Federal government is set to bring in a new – its third – draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill later this year. But a growing number…