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Costa Avgoustinos29th May, 2015
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Donating sperm: Release your inner hero

Donating sperm: Release your inner hero

By Philip Georgiou 28th May, 2015

There's currently a shortage of men in Australia willing to donate their swimmers, but an increasing number of same-sex couples, single women and heterosexual couples who are very keen to create a family with donated sperm.

Women on the apps: Finding someone to click with1

Women on the apps: Finding someone to click with

By Laura McShane 26th May, 2015

"I quickly downloaded the app and got started. Oh God! They wanted to know my weight."

Alan Cumming at the Opera House:

Alan Cumming at the Opera House: "I say no to shame"

By Ian Horner 25th May, 2015

Alan Cumming wants you to know he has a foreskin. And that’s because he’s a proud campaigner against “genital mutilation of little boys”. And he has some hilarious stories to make a serious point.

Irish vote exposes Australian myth of fair-mindedness6

Irish vote exposes Australian myth of fair-mindedness

By Rodney Croome 24th May, 2015

How did a traditionally conservative Catholic country like Ireland achieve marriage equality so convincingly, while tolerant, secular, multi-cultural Australia is still struggling with it?

Queer highlights of Netflix!2

Queer highlights of Netflix!

By Christian Chelvan 22nd May, 2015

When the weather is miserable and you’re in doubt over what to do this weekend, break out the microwaveable popcorn: It’s show time.

Melbourne's up-and-coming Drag Kings are packing something different

Melbourne's up-and-coming Drag Kings are packing something different

By Dean Arcuri 22nd May, 2015

"It’s difficult because most owners of clubs or events don’t realise how big Kings are getting - we just aren’t given the chance as much as I would say drag queens are."

OPINION: Offended at first sight3

OPINION: Offended at first sight

By Rodney Croome 21st May, 2015

The hypocrisy of groups opposed to marriage equality has been exposed the Channel 9 show, "Married at First Sight".

Introducing: The Disney Gays

Introducing: The Disney Gays

By Little Gay Blog 21st May, 2015

"That’s right folks, we’re entering an age where gay is the new conservative."

I have to get this off my chest8

I have to get this off my chest

By Stephen Carmichael 20th May, 2015

"I have to get this off my chest. In my life, the amount of times that I've seen a gay/lesbian couple embrace in public, I can count on one hand."

Be exactly who you are7

Be exactly who you are

By Brandon Cook 19th May, 2015

"I am labelled a 'twink' because I am, to many, a slender party boy. This is not something I asked to be called, and it is not something I identify with."

Maya's secret revealed on the Bold and the Beautiful

Maya's secret revealed on the Bold and the Beautiful

By Michael Nguyen 18th May, 2015

“You’ve been living a whole other lifestyle.” Dramatic pause. Dramatic music. “You’re not my sister."

On IDAHOT this year, do something you haven’t done before

On IDAHOT this year, do something you haven’t done before

By Karen Bywater 17th May, 2015

"May 17 is an important day in my calendar. But it wasn’t always."

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"I thank my lucky stars I started volunteering with VAC"

By Dean Arcuri 17th May, 2015

The Victorian AIDS Councils Outreach program has won an award recognising volunteers who have dedicated their time to improving the health and wellbeing of the Victorian community.

Conchita Wurst interview:

Conchita Wurst interview: "I'm beyond thankful!"

By Matt Akersten 14th May, 2015

Same Same was thrilled to score an interview with Eurovision’s uber-glam bearded drag queen 2014 winner, who was here in Australia for only a few days recently.

What's happening for IDAHOT!

What's happening for IDAHOT!

By Same Same 14th May, 2015

The world will mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia with a variety of events and activities happening this weekend - and Australia's no exception.

Tully Smyth: My coming out story

Tully Smyth: My coming out story

By Tully Smyth 12th May, 2015

"I’m proud of who I am. I’m more than happy to walk down the street holding the hand of a women as I am to hold the hand of a man."

Don't let your baggage spoil your relationship5

Don't let your baggage spoil your relationship

By Gerry North 12th May, 2015

"If unresolved personal conflicts are not processed they will influence all relationships at a base level – at home, at work and socially."