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The fear of rejection

Chad St James30th Sep, 2014
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Let's not get tweeting mad over LEGO sex10

Let's not get tweeting mad over LEGO sex

By John Cahill 30th Sep, 2014

Who would have thought two pieces of lego could get a boy into so much trouble?

Firefighting with pride

Firefighting with pride

By Matt Akersten 29th Sep, 2014

We found a gay firefighter - and he's not the only one.

Bi Week: Celebrating the 'B' in 'LGBTI'6

Bi Week: Celebrating the 'B' in 'LGBTI'

By Matt Akersten 26th Sep, 2014

2014's Bisexuality Week is proving to be the most popular so far, with many bisexual people across the world who say they've been "hiding in plain sight" now speaking out.

10 lesbian films you must see11

10 lesbian films you must see

By Heidi Maier 25th Sep, 2014

Lively and compelling storylines, humour, tragedy, those all-important sex scenes, and an insight into characters and lives that teach us a little about ourselves. Here's 10 Sapphic films we recommend.

Compassion for closet-dwellers15

Compassion for closet-dwellers

By Robert Smith 24th Sep, 2014

Why do so many out gay men feel a sense of achievement when they discover the 'classified' identity of a closeted guy?

Can you be addicted to sex?6

Can you be addicted to sex?

By Gerry North 23rd Sep, 2014

Let's face it, there's a lot of available sex in the gay community, and it is very exciting thinking of the adventures on offer. But when does the pursuit of sex become an addiction?

How to actively listen in your relationship3

How to actively listen in your relationship

By Megan Luscombe 22nd Sep, 2014

Listen, learn, love. Relationships take work, and practicing active listening is one thing we can all continue to develop.

Gay Adelaide's best festivals, bars, events and culture16

Gay Adelaide's best festivals, bars, events and culture

By Same Same 21st Sep, 2014

Adelaide was named after a queen, and there's plenty for contemporary queens to get up to in the city – if you know where to look.

Together forevers, hopeless romantics, and steadfastly singles4

Together forevers, hopeless romantics, and steadfastly singles

By John Cahill 20th Sep, 2014

John reflects on his and his friends' romantic lives, noticing that they all seem to fall into three distinct categories...

Bill to erase homosexual convictions introduced in Victoria

Bill to erase homosexual convictions introduced in Victoria

By Dean Arcuri 17th Sep, 2014

Attorney General Robert Clark has introduced a bill in Victorian Parliament to expunge the convictions of men for the crime of having sex with men prior to 1981.

What makes a gay-friendly bar, and how do 'mixed' bars get it wrong?25

What makes a gay-friendly bar, and how do 'mixed' bars get it wrong?

By Christian Baines 16th Sep, 2014

With the revamped Wickham Hotel under fire for rejecting a gay community survey, it's time to ask: Are some of our 'mixed' venues missing the point?

Queer picks for Melbourne's Fringe

Queer picks for Melbourne's Fringe

By Same Same 15th Sep, 2014

Starting this week the Melbourne Fringe brings a wave of artistic exploration to town, and it seems that queer is the new black with an array of works looking at gender, sexuality and exploring the many different faces of our community.

How LGBTI supportive is your workplace?5

How LGBTI supportive is your workplace?

By Conrad Liveris 15th Sep, 2014

Over the past few years many companies have made a concerted effort to become more inclusive and supportive of LGBTI employees.

5 great date hotspots in Sydney1

5 great date hotspots in Sydney

By Jesse Matheson 12th Sep, 2014

So you’ve bagged yourself a date, and the big night's approaching. Have no fear! Same Same is here to help you with five great date suggestions.

Footballers, frightbats and the freedom to complain2

Footballers, frightbats and the freedom to complain

By Andrew Heaver 11th Sep, 2014

"It was just a ‘small’ thing, they said. He should have ignored it, they said. After all, he previously had brushed off gay slurs."

Surviving sex outside your relationship27

Surviving sex outside your relationship

By Gerry North 10th Sep, 2014

"Then one day the world changes. You find out he had sex with someone else."

In your relationship, make sure you say what you need to say5

In your relationship, make sure you say what you need to say

By Megan Luscombe 9th Sep, 2014

Here's some quick and handy tips to ensure you are effectively communicating in your relationship.