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Fact Check: Are kids of same-sex parents really disadvantaged?

Fact Check: Are kids of same-sex parents really disadvantaged?

By Matt Akersten 30th Jul, 2015

One of the biggest protests people against marriage equality make is "but what about the children?!"

LOOK: Hannah Gadsby's a match for Ruby Rose on Instagram

LOOK: Hannah Gadsby's a match for Ruby Rose on Instagram

By Jade Gulliver 29th Jul, 2015

The selfies are in, and the verdict has been reached - comedian Hannah Gadsby is the next Australian lesbian icon waiting to happen.

Penny Wong busts Cory Bernardi's slippery slope arguments13

Penny Wong busts Cory Bernardi's slippery slope arguments

By Matt Akersten 29th Jul, 2015

In today's debate at the National Press Club, Senator Penny Wong had no time for Senator Cory Bernardi's strange fear mongering about what marriage equality could lead to.

Brisbane's MELT 2016 fest needs extraordinary artists

Brisbane's MELT 2016 fest needs extraordinary artists

By Chad St James 28th Jul, 2015

MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture will take over Brisbane Powerhouse during February 2016 and is inviting artists of all styles to submit their work.

Wednesday's still girls' night at relaunched Sly Fox

Wednesday's still girls' night at relaunched Sly Fox

By Matt Akersten 28th Jul, 2015

The Inner-West Sydney institution known as the Sly Fox Hotel may be relaunching with lots of new events, but its Wednesday nights for women are still a mainstay.

Honour Awards 2015: It's time to name your community heroes

Honour Awards 2015: It's time to name your community heroes

By Same Same 28th Jul, 2015

Here's your chance to recognise those in NSW’s LGBTI communities whose tireless work or amazing achievements are outstanding.

Imperial Hotel's temporarily closed after 2nd police shutdown

Imperial Hotel's temporarily closed after 2nd police shutdown

By Matt Akersten 28th Jul, 2015

The management of Erskineville's iconic Imperial Hotel is regrouping after a second crackdown by police at the weekend forced the venue to close its doors again.

Bake Off a huge success as Same Same reigns supreme!

Bake Off a huge success as Same Same reigns supreme!

By Dean Arcuri 27th Jul, 2015

Winning best looking cake for the second year in a row, Same Same earned the highest bid at this year's Bake Off, with the day raising a total of $3,876.

LISTEN: Anti-marriage equality caller strikes again!1

LISTEN: Anti-marriage equality caller strikes again!

By Matt Akersten 27th Jul, 2015

A NSW sporting event management company has become the latest in a long line of bemused recipients of nasty phone calls from a woman who is upset about widespread and growing corporate support for marriage equality.

Alice Springs Pride Carnivale starts this week

Alice Springs Pride Carnivale starts this week

By Same Same 27th Jul, 2015

A family fair day, pride party, film night, an art exhibition, workshops and forums are all part of this year’s exciting Alice Springs Pride Carnivale, beginning this Thursday July 30.

Labor looks ahead to marriage equality: 4

Labor looks ahead to marriage equality: "We will win"

By Matt Akersten 27th Jul, 2015

"Marriage equality is a campaign of hope, it is a campaign of justice, it is a campaign of equality, but most of all - and this is why we will win - it is a campaign for those we love."

Speed Dating events for Sydney and Melbourne5

Speed Dating events for Sydney and Melbourne

By Matt Akersten 24th Jul, 2015

You might meet the woman or man of your dreams at speed dating events coming up in Sydney or Melbourne.

See Robin Williams' last film with Queer Screen2

See Robin Williams' last film with Queer Screen

By Same Same 24th Jul, 2015

Sydney's Queer Screen Film Festival will return in September - and it'll be your chance to see Robin Williams' final film.

Conchita's coming to Adelaide!1

Conchita's coming to Adelaide!

By Matt Akersten 23rd Jul, 2015

In a major coup for South Australia's annual LGBTI festival, Eurovision 2014's bearded drag queen winner Conchita Wurst has been confirmed to visit Adelaide in November.

Trans people shouldn't need to have surgery to change their birth certificate

Trans people shouldn't need to have surgery to change their birth certificate

By Same Same 23rd Jul, 2015

Why is surgery required in New South Wales before a trans person can change their birth certificate to represent their lived identity?

WATCH: Please Like Me season 3 premieres in October

WATCH: Please Like Me season 3 premieres in October

By Matt Akersten 23rd Jul, 2015

Here's our first look at the new season of Josh Thomas's acclaimed comedy drama Please Like Me, which is back on ABC TV in October.

PM stays stubborn on marriage: 16

PM stays stubborn on marriage: "This is my considered position"

By Matt Akersten 22nd Jul, 2015

When Sydneysider Shaun Heron wrote to the Prime Minister to challenge his view on marriage equality, he wasn't sure if he'd hear anything back.