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This new fundraiser looks totes amazing

This new fundraiser looks totes amazing

By Same Same 21st Aug, 2014

The Heaps Gay party crew will be taking over the ever-popular Ziggy's Barber Salon on Tuesday evening to unveil some very special - and portable - tote bag designs for charity.

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"Pillow biter!" NT politician attacks with retro anti-gay slang

By Matt Akersten 20th Aug, 2014

The Northern Territory's Deputy Chief Minister Dave Tollner is in trouble after being heard calling the gay son of fellow Country Liberals Party politician Gary Higgins a "pillow biter" and "shirt lifter."

Wear it Purple on August 29

Wear it Purple on August 29

By Same Same 20th Aug, 2014

Spread the word. Wear something purple on Friday 29 August to show your support for LGBTI youth across Australia.

Cairns Tropical Pride kicks off this weekend!

Cairns Tropical Pride kicks off this weekend!

By Chad St James 19th Aug, 2014

This year's Cairns Tropical Pride Festival is looking to be its biggest yet with a program that caters for young and old.

237 Aussie same-sex couples have married in New Zealand

237 Aussie same-sex couples have married in New Zealand

By Matt Akersten 19th Aug, 2014

In a boost for New Zealand tourism, a quarter of all same-sex marriages taking place across the Tasman in the last 12 months were couples from Australia travelling there to tie the knot.

LISTEN: Ground-breaking Gaywaves radio interviews hit SoundCloud1

LISTEN: Ground-breaking Gaywaves radio interviews hit SoundCloud

By Same Same 18th Aug, 2014

Highlights from Sydney’s first LGBTI radio program Gaywaves have been preserved by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia and can be heard online from today.

Bingham's story: Gay rugby player was 9/11 hero

Bingham's story: Gay rugby player was 9/11 hero

By Matt Akersten 18th Aug, 2014

The remarkable true story of gay rugby player Mark Bingham's life and death is being told on ABC2 this Wednesday evening.

Anthony Callea and Tim Campbell are getting married15

Anthony Callea and Tim Campbell are getting married

By Matt Akersten 18th Aug, 2014

One of Australia's most high-profile showbiz gay couples has announced they're getting hitched soon... in New Zealand.

Star Observer needs $75k to survive a 5

Star Observer needs $75k to survive a "perfect storm"

By Matt Akersten 15th Aug, 2014

The management of Australia's most high-profile LGBTI print news organisation says there's a "perfect storm" of financial threats to its continuing business, which is under "dire threat."

Urgent rallies for equal marriage this weekend3

Urgent rallies for equal marriage this weekend

By Same Same 15th Aug, 2014

"The thousands who have taken a stand in the streets, in the workplaces, and in their homes have played a massive role in getting this issue on the agenda and keeping it there."

Manly boys give Tony Abbott a bold proposal2

Manly boys give Tony Abbott a bold proposal

By Same Same 13th Aug, 2014

A same-sex couple and a crowd of local voters have delivered a giant engagement ring, balloons and champagne to the PM’s office in Manly today, calling for a conscience vote on marriage equality.

Norrie banned from Facebook for using the 'T' word20

Norrie banned from Facebook for using the 'T' word

By Matt Akersten 12th Aug, 2014

Sydney's pioneering gender activist Norrie is hopping mad today after being banned from Facebook for 24 hours after using the controversial 'T' word.

Mardi Gras' newest members can't vote at AGM after fake sign-ups discovered2

Mardi Gras' newest members can't vote at AGM after fake sign-ups discovered

By Matt Akersten 12th Aug, 2014

There's been an influx of new Sydney Mardi Gras members signing up to support their favourite Board candidates in the run-up to the AGM next Saturday, but now many of them will not get to vote.

10-year-old Jaden's letter to Tony Abbott. He wants the whole country to read it.1

10-year-old Jaden's letter to Tony Abbott. He wants the whole country to read it.

By Matt Akersten 11th Aug, 2014

Here's a lovely little note from 10-year-old Jaden urging our Prime Minister to support marriage equality so his mums can wed.

Brisbane Hustlers are set to strip in pre-Bingham fundraiser

Brisbane Hustlers are set to strip in pre-Bingham fundraiser

By Matt Akersten 8th Aug, 2014

Before Brisbane’s big gay rugby team hit Sydney for the Bingham Cup later this month, they’ve got some cheeky fundraising to do first.

Who will be crowned Laird Leatherman 2014?

Who will be crowned Laird Leatherman 2014?

By Dean Arcuri 7th Aug, 2014

Tonight Melbourne's The Laird will crown a new leatherman for 2014. We spoke to current titleholder and competition judge Ben Leatherman about what the title has meant to him.

Footy club starts queer night in Melbourne’s South East

Footy club starts queer night in Melbourne’s South East

By Dean Arcuri 6th Aug, 2014

Local football team Dolphin FC are launching a monthly queer night this weekend where all can feel welcome and included.