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In defense of the lesbian U-haul

In defense of the lesbian U-haul

By Karen Bywater 24th Apr, 2015

"I myself am a self-proclaimed 'U-hauler'. The lesbian 'urge to merge' is by no means new."

Why it's time to talk about PrEP6

Why it's time to talk about PrEP

By Dean Arcuri 22nd Apr, 2015

Why do we have so much trouble talking about PrEP?

Asian eyes: looking through my stereotype 10

Asian eyes: looking through my stereotype

By Marco Selda 20th Apr, 2015

Marco writes about looking through his "Asian" stereotype.

How to be an ally

How to be an ally

By Oscar Monaghan 19th Apr, 2015

What does it take to be a genuine ally?

Are you addicted to porn? 11

Are you addicted to porn?

By Gerry North 17th Apr, 2015

Love it and loathe it? Porn can be tough to navigate.

Coming out bi: 40

Coming out bi: "I feel like both straight and gay people judge me"

By Skandar Allen 16th Apr, 2015

Skander Allen talks about navigating the difficulties when "coming out" as bisexual.

Interview: What's it like to be Takei?

Interview: What's it like to be Takei?

By Chad St James 12th Apr, 2015

Actor, activist, and all-round internet sensation, George Takei, has had an amazing 77 years of living.

I’m a cross-dressing fraud21

I’m a cross-dressing fraud

By Kevin Bathman 10th Apr, 2015

Jerome shares his experience of being an Asian cross-dresser in Sydney.

Growing up gay(sian) in Sydney2

Growing up gay(sian) in Sydney

By Chi-Kan Woo 9th Apr, 2015

Chi-Kan Woo talks about getting older as an HIV-positive gay man living in Sydney.

Coming out as a refugee

Coming out as a refugee

By Tina Posunkina 8th Apr, 2015

A lesbian refugee talks about the shame she has experienced because of her sexual orientation and refugee status.

Easter: a time for queer celebration

Easter: a time for queer celebration

By Ben Oh 5th Apr, 2015

Easter is a lot like Mardi Gras - it is a time for pride, protest, resolution, humour, and beauty.

Religious freedom is no excuse for homophobic laws22

Religious freedom is no excuse for homophobic laws

By Sen Raj 2nd Apr, 2015

No one has a right to deny someone else's human dignity.

Making it last: What to do after your relationship's first 'honeymoon' flush2

Making it last: What to do after your relationship's first 'honeymoon' flush

By Gerry North 1st Apr, 2015

"The honeymoon period is a wonderful state to be in, but making the next step, challenging life’s issues with your partner, is a reward that comes later in mature relationships."

Know your status: More gay Queenslanders are getting tested for HIV1

Know your status: More gay Queenslanders are getting tested for HIV

By Matt Akersten 31st Mar, 2015

HIV experts in Queensland are urging gay and bisexual men to get tested for HIV and know your status.

Homophobia's rampant among Aussie teenagers27

Homophobia's rampant among Aussie teenagers

By Same Same 31st Mar, 2015

LGBTI Australians are coming out much younger these days, but homophobia in classrooms is still widespread, and online bullying means the torment doesn't end when they come home.

What's cheating to you?12

What's cheating to you?

By Little Gay Blog 29th Mar, 2015

It’s a pretty safe bet that if the question, ‘What constitutes cheating?’ was asked on Family Feud, the top answer would be ‘Sex.’

Could the Melbourne International Comedy Festival get any queerer!

Could the Melbourne International Comedy Festival get any queerer!

By Dean Arcuri 28th Mar, 2015

With so much to see at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival over the next month, here's our guide to some of kitsch queer comedy you can see around the city!