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Honouring our hero ToriJohnson

Tommy Murphy17th Dec, 2014
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MELT: Brisbane's new celebration of queer arts and culture

MELT: Brisbane's new celebration of queer arts and culture

By Chad St James 16th Dec, 2014

From glam rockers to gold-medal Olympians, cabaret icons to LGBTI cinema, and so much more, Brisbane is set to embrace queer entertainment in February with the debut of MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture.

Bookshop Darlinghurst's top 10 bestsellers of 2014

Bookshop Darlinghurst's top 10 bestsellers of 2014

By Graeme Aitken 12th Dec, 2014

Looking for a great summer read? We asked The Bookshop Darlinghurst's manager Graeme Aitken to tell us what sold best this year at Sydney's very-much-loved LGBTI bookshop.

SHARE YOUR PASSIONS! Here's your guide to Mardi Gras 2015

SHARE YOUR PASSIONS! Here's your guide to Mardi Gras 2015

By Same Same 11th Dec, 2014

The full-on line-up for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival 2015 has been revealed today.

9 plus sides of getting older

9 plus sides of getting older

By In Loserville 11th Dec, 2014

Got another birthday coming up? Can't believe another year's passed by so quickly? Don't be down about it… growing older's not so bad. We're all doing it!

Sitges: Big things come in small packages3

Sitges: Big things come in small packages

By Christian Taylor 9th Dec, 2014

"Flashes of blue sea and jagged cliffs tease me from beyond the window. Soon the train doors open. I can smell the salty air and hear the seagulls: I’m officially on holiday."

10 things I wish my friends had told me about Grindr46

10 things I wish my friends had told me about Grindr

By Same Same 8th Dec, 2014

After a break-up at the age of 30, this Same Same writer hit gay hook-up app Grindr, and admits it was a very different experience to what he was expecting - good and bad.

Give yourself the best Christmas present. Quit!

Give yourself the best Christmas present. Quit!

By Gerry North 6th Dec, 2014

It’s a big drag for smokers to read yet another negative article about smoking. So let’s skip the puns, and the lectures, and look at an alternative view.

Jay Brannan - Always, Then and Now

Jay Brannan - Always, Then and Now

By Ian Horner 3rd Dec, 2014

Singer/songwriter Jay Brannan's back with a new album and he's visiting Australia next week. We chatted to the talented Shortbus star about his musical upbringing and latest songs.

Lovers break up in Youthfire's 'Leave' video

Lovers break up in Youthfire's 'Leave' video

By Chad St James 2nd Dec, 2014

Brisbane electronic music artist Youthfire has released a new video that puts the spotlight on the breakup of a same-sex relationship.

Why are we waiting? '80s babies are in a legal limbo1

Why are we waiting? '80s babies are in a legal limbo

By Little Gay Blog 2nd Dec, 2014

I'm an '80s baby and I feel like I belong to the in-between generation.

HIV+ guys are outing themselves online in a 'status update'1

HIV+ guys are outing themselves online in a 'status update'

By Matt Akersten 1st Dec, 2014

This World AIDS Day, we're hearing from people who have been living with HIV for years - and have chosen TODAY to 'out' themselves online about their status.

Decriminalising HIV: But what if the worst case scenario happens?9

Decriminalising HIV: But what if the worst case scenario happens?

By Dean Arcuri 28th Nov, 2014

"For a while I thought what happened was my own fault, but then I realised what actually happened to me was a sexual assault."

Barcelona, where have you been all my life?

Barcelona, where have you been all my life?

By Christian Taylor 27th Nov, 2014

Sunny, in climate and in disposition, Barcelona is an absolute pleasure. Same Same explored this seductive city and fell in love in the process.

It's game on for marriage equality in 2015!

It's game on for marriage equality in 2015!

By Matt Akersten 26th Nov, 2014

"We are undertaking our most ambitious nationwide campaign ever. We only need 25 more votes to achieve marriage equality."

Racing car driver Brendon Pingel: 1

Racing car driver Brendon Pingel: "I never let doubters deter me"

By Matt Akersten 25th Nov, 2014

He's one of Australia's fastest up-and-coming car racers, and as an out gay guy in the adrenalin-soaked sport, he says he's surprised and glad not to have experienced much homophobia.

Getting the mix right: Alcohol and me3

Getting the mix right: Alcohol and me

By Gerry North 25th Nov, 2014

Most of us love a drink or two, but when does alcohol consumption become a serious problem, and what can we do to control it?

22 ways to meet new people in Sydney3

22 ways to meet new people in Sydney

By Katrina Dopper 23rd Nov, 2014

There's so much out there to suit a wide range of tastes and interests. No excuses! Find something and get out there!