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Minus18's Formal: 1

Minus18's Formal: "A night where everyone felt like they belonged"

By Rory Blundell 3rd May, 2016

"It was only when the doors opened and all the young people came flooding in that I began to grasp how big this was and how honoured I felt to be a part of it."

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Tanya Plibersek: "The Parliament can, and should, get marriage equality done now"

By Matt Akersten 2nd May, 2016

"Sadly, it is unlikely that this bill will pass this week. But our push for equality is not going away."

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Open relationships - Should we all be open to the idea?

By Shane Cunningham 29th Apr, 2016

"Monogamy within the gay world can sometimes seem to be a thing of the past - but I know that an 'open relationship' would never work for me."

Our LGBTI protests are normally peaceful - so what went wrong at this one?9

Our LGBTI protests are normally peaceful - so what went wrong at this one?

By Dean Arcuri 29th Apr, 2016

On Wednesday night as Equal Love held a rally outside an Australian Christian Lobby event in Melbourne, things took a turn for the worse when activists violently scuffled on the streets.

Will I meet a guy who'll accept me for who I am?3

Will I meet a guy who'll accept me for who I am?

By Ayman Barbaresco 27th Apr, 2016

"It would be bloody nice just to be able to go out to dinner on a date and to get to know a guy. To be able to take guy home and talk about random stuff for hours on end as we watch a movie and drink wine. Is that asking too much?"

Tinder matching for dates, flakes and mates2

Tinder matching for dates, flakes and mates

By Kirsty Webeck 26th Apr, 2016

I’ve been using Tinder off and on for a few years now. Every other week I announce publicly that "I’m off Tinder." Every other week Tinder laughs quietly and says, "Yeah right. See you at lunchtime."

Keep Newtown weird, wonderful and safe!10

Keep Newtown weird, wonderful and safe!

By Matt Akersten 25th Apr, 2016

Sunday afternoon was awash with colour on King Street as the locals stopped traffic and hit the streets with a vibrant march spreading their message: "Keep Newtown weird and safe!"

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"We're tired of stories of trans people written by cisgender people"

By Miranda Sparks 22nd Apr, 2016

"It's about recognising we're already here; we already live in the community. There's nothing particularly dangerous or horrific about us being who we are. It's about reclaiming us."

The adventures of Prada Clutch, 'Queen of the Suburbs'!1

The adventures of Prada Clutch, 'Queen of the Suburbs'!

By Ian Horner 21st Apr, 2016

"When we meet people for the first time it's like ‘Oh, so you're a drag queen’ and then it’s ‘So what do you do for a job?’ You actually can live off it if it's done right."

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Going back to school to tell my story

By Alex Taylor 20th Apr, 2016

"It’s not everyday that you are given the opportunity to speak from your experience on a topic that people are often misinformed about."

Get these in your ears: 6 of the best lesbian podcasts

Get these in your ears: 6 of the best lesbian podcasts

By Jade Gulliver 18th Apr, 2016

Here are some great podcasts for and about queer women that you should check out!

Sex and intimacy are not the same 7

Sex and intimacy are not the same

By Gerry North 17th Apr, 2016

Gay couples often come to see me to explain that "the spark has gone" as there is now very little or no sex in their relationship - leading to shared feelings of a lack of intimacy.

They're back! Sneaky Sound System's not over you

They're back! Sneaky Sound System's not over you

By Glenn Dunks 15th Apr, 2016

We spoke to Sneaky's charismatic Miss Connie about where they’ve been, where they’re going, Mardi Gras, caped jumpsuits, and what it was like working with Seal...

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"Telstra have shown an utter disrespect for our community"

By Dean Arcuri 14th Apr, 2016

From Telstra staff to LGBTIQ business groups, our inbox is full of angry messages.

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Find out "who's your daddy?" at Urzila Carlson's 'Man Up' show

By Kirsty Webeck 14th Apr, 2016

South African born, New Zealand-based stand up comedian Urzila Carlson has the kind of laid-back approach that makes you feel like you’ve been friends with her forever.

10 reasons why Telstra should recommit support for marriage equality2

10 reasons why Telstra should recommit support for marriage equality

By Same Same 14th Apr, 2016

Straight from Telstra's own website.

Lisa Crouch's high notes on the high seas!

Lisa Crouch's high notes on the high seas!

By Alexander Lowe 13th Apr, 2016

"I have always sung. Performing is fun, or it should be. It's also hard work! But it is what I love to do."