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WATCH: On trial for murder, Harry’s secret was revealed

WATCH: On trial for murder, Harry’s secret was revealed

By Same Same 20th Apr, 2014

In the ‘Downton Abbey’ days of the 1920s, Sydney was enthralled by the murder trial of Harry Crawford, who was suspected of killing his wife to keep his birth gender a secret.

NSW's conservative new Premier41

NSW's conservative new Premier

By Matt Akersten 17th Apr, 2014

Following Barry O'Farrell's shock departure yesterday, the NSW Liberals have selected Manly MP Mike Baird as the state's next Premier.

David Pocock: We need to challenge homophobic language3

David Pocock: We need to challenge homophobic language

By Matt Akersten 17th Apr, 2014

Homophobic language in sport should not be tolerated, says respected Brumbies player David Pocock, and addressing it will lead to a more inclusive sporting environment.

HEAR: 'You're the One I Belong To' is a hi-energy love letter

HEAR: 'You're the One I Belong To' is a hi-energy love letter

By Matt Akersten 16th Apr, 2014

'You're the One I Belong To' is Sydneysider Mattie Love's sweet love letter to his boyfriend Josh - complete with a sprinkle of digital voice enhancement and a dancefloor-beckoning backing beat.

Pratt's out, blasting Bullock as 5

Pratt's out, blasting Bullock as "deeply homophobic"

By Matt Akersten 16th Apr, 2014

One of the strongest marriage equality advocates in Federal Parliament will not be returned to the Senate following WA's recent re-vote.

Sydney's gay business network confirms dinner with US Ambassador

Sydney's gay business network confirms dinner with US Ambassador

By Same Same 16th Apr, 2014

"We're very excited to be hosting a dinner with US Ambassador to Australia The Honourable John Berry."

Cringe! Vile comments to be honoured on GLORIAs night

Cringe! Vile comments to be honoured on GLORIAs night

By Same Same 15th Apr, 2014

Let's get ready to grumble!

WATCH: People with disabilities shine at Parade

WATCH: People with disabilities shine at Parade

By Matt Akersten 15th Apr, 2014

"It was amazing, we were so excited," says the team at Northcott who marched at Mardi Gras this year for the first time, and now proudly reveal the video of their float.

Your life story can make history

Your life story can make history

By Same Same 14th Apr, 2014

A new three-year project aims to record the life stories of gay and lesbian Australians from all walks of life.

Young Liberals seek conscience vote on marriage1

Young Liberals seek conscience vote on marriage

By Dean Arcuri 14th Apr, 2014

"It’s time for Canberra to catch up," say the Caulfield Young Liberals, who put up a motion at Victoria's Liberal State Council on Saturday calling for a conscience vote on marriage equality.

Vigil will look forward to end of ex-gay therapy

Vigil will look forward to end of ex-gay therapy

By Matt Akersten 11th Apr, 2014

One of the foremost and longest-running ‘pray the gay away’ therapy programs in Australia closes tomorrow, and our LGBTI community of faith will mark its passing.

Midnight Shift is up for sale23

Midnight Shift is up for sale

By Matt Akersten 11th Apr, 2014

One of Oxford Street’s longest-running gay venues is now on the market, with its management reassuring punters that events will run as usual there for the time-being.

Oxford Street's not going down without a fight23

Oxford Street's not going down without a fight

By Matt Akersten 11th Apr, 2014

The entire Oxford Street community is struggling with the effect Sydney's new lock-out laws are having, as locals fear we'll soon lose our unique and valuable gay spaces.

Pop-up gallery celebrates DIY rainbows

Pop-up gallery celebrates DIY rainbows

By Matt Akersten 11th Apr, 2014

A new temporary exhibition on Oxford Street commemorates one year since the removal of Sydney's Rainbow Crossing - and the birth of hundreds of do-it-yourself chalk alternatives.

Poof Doof moves to Chapel Street11

Poof Doof moves to Chapel Street

By Nic Holland 10th Apr, 2014

After two and a half years in the CBD, weekly Melbourne gay rave POOF DOOF is moving to a new location in South Yarra.

WATCH: Australia's new anti-homophobia ad for TV and stadiums6

WATCH: Australia's new anti-homophobia ad for TV and stadiums

By Same Same 9th Apr, 2014

"Whether a person is gay or straight shouldn't matter in sport. Ability, attitude and effort is what counts."

Taylor Square now has a bowling alley

Taylor Square now has a bowling alley

By Matt Akersten 9th Apr, 2014

The live music space above Kinselas in Taylor Square as added a new feature along with beers and bands. Bowling!