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Sydney Mardi Gras names new CEO3

Sydney Mardi Gras names new CEO

By Same Same 28th Jun, 2016

The Executive Director of Sydney's leading interdisciplinary arts organisation Performance Space has announced she's leaving there soon to take up an exciting new role as the CEO of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Shorten vows he'll do marriage equality FIRST if he wins2

Shorten vows he'll do marriage equality FIRST if he wins

By Matt Akersten 28th Jun, 2016

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised today that if he wins the election on Saturday the new Labor government's first act will be to introduce legislation for marriage equality.

Alan Jones: 4

Alan Jones: "I'm certainly opposed to a plebiscite"

By Matt Akersten 28th Jun, 2016

As the conversation on the ABC's Q&A turned to the UK's problematic 'Brexit' referendum, talkback radio host Alan Jones wanted to get something off his chest - he doesn't want a similarly divisive public poll to happen here.

Councillor Kelvin Ho: Bestiality laws 'likely' after marriage equality9

Councillor Kelvin Ho: Bestiality laws 'likely' after marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 27th Jun, 2016

Too often, those stating their opposition to marriage equality mention weird, nonsensical consequences that it would open the door to. Here's one of the most extreme - that sex with animals would be the next thing to get legalised.

Mardi Gras' 38th anniversary came with a BIG apology

Mardi Gras' 38th anniversary came with a BIG apology

By Matt Akersten 27th Jun, 2016

"This evening, as editor-in-chief, I go one step further and personally apologise and say sorry. The Herald is genuinely sorry for what it did."

The Family Law will return to SBS in 2017

The Family Law will return to SBS in 2017

By Matt Akersten 27th Jun, 2016

A second season of Benjamin Law's comedy drama The Family Law is now in production and will be screened on SBS next year.

WATCH: Sex Party's musical ad takes aim at Catholic Church5

WATCH: Sex Party's musical ad takes aim at Catholic Church

By Matt Akersten 27th Jun, 2016

This catchy musical ad about the Vatican is bound to offend the Catholic Church - and it's part of a controversial campaign by the Australian Sex Party to ensure religious institutions start paying tax.

WATCH: Transgender candidate takes on Brisbane battleground4

WATCH: Transgender candidate takes on Brisbane battleground

By Samuel Leighton-Dore 24th Jun, 2016

Despite a conflicted history with the Australian Defence Force, Bridget Clinch is determined to emerge victorious as Brisbane's candidate for the Veterans Party.

CONFIRMED: MPs can IGNORE marriage plebiscite result

CONFIRMED: MPs can IGNORE marriage plebiscite result

By Matt Akersten 24th Jun, 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has just confirmed what several MPs have been telling us for a while - the marriage plebiscite will NOT compel any of them to act on marriage equality - even if the majority of Australians vote YES.

Dr. Mark Cross:

Dr. Mark Cross: "A plebiscite will cause immeasurable harm"

By Samuel Leighton-Dore 24th Jun, 2016

We speak to a psychologist about the potential impact of the government's planned plebiscite on marriage equality.

Marriage equality rallies in four cities on Saturday70

Marriage equality rallies in four cities on Saturday

By Same Same 24th Jun, 2016

Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane will rally tomorrow, and Canberra on Sunday, making urgent pre-election noise for marriage equality.

Christian Lobby is scared the Senate will block Coalition's rigged plebiscite5

Christian Lobby is scared the Senate will block Coalition's rigged plebiscite

By Matt Akersten 23rd Jun, 2016

The Australian Christian Lobby is Australia's most vocal opponent of marriage equality. So why is it advocating so strongly for a public vote on the issue?

'Kylie on Stage' exhibition coming to Melbourne

'Kylie on Stage' exhibition coming to Melbourne

By Dean Arcuri 23rd Jun, 2016

A world-first exhibition looking at the evolution of Kylie Minogue's onstage style is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne in September.

NSW LGBTI communities stand together against Islamophobia4

NSW LGBTI communities stand together against Islamophobia

By Same Same 22nd Jun, 2016

A long list of NSW's LGBTI organisations and faith networks have united to speak out against Islamophobia following the Orlando massacre.

Adam Lambert will be a judge on X Factor Australia3

Adam Lambert will be a judge on X Factor Australia

By Matt Akersten 21st Jun, 2016

Singer, songwriter, actor and Queen front man Adam Lambert is coming to live in Sydney - he's just been announced as a judge on 7's The X Factor when it returns soon.

Christian Lobby doesn't want Nevo's story taught in schools3

Christian Lobby doesn't want Nevo's story taught in schools

By Matt Akersten 21st Jun, 2016

Knowing they're losing their battle against marriage equality, the Australian Christian Lobby are turning their attention to spreading fear and lies about the experiences of transgender youth.

'Prime Minister, show some leadership and do your job'9

'Prime Minister, show some leadership and do your job'

By Matt Akersten 20th Jun, 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in the hot seat on the ABC's Q&A last night, facing harsh questioning over many of his government's most controversial policies - including its commitment to a marriage plebiscite.