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Nominations for Brisbane's annual Queen's Birthday Ball awards are now open!

Nominations for Brisbane's annual Queen's Birthday Ball awards are now open!

By Chad St James 6th May, 2016

Queensland's big LGBTI awards ceremony is coming up. Who do YOU think deserves recognition this year?

Truvada gets green light for Australian HIV prevention1

Truvada gets green light for Australian HIV prevention

By Same Same 6th May, 2016

The drug Truvada, which is becoming increasingly respected and popular globally as an HIV preventative, has at last been approved for use in Australia by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Rainbow families release

Rainbow families release "staying healthy" plebiscite guide

By Matt Akersten 5th May, 2016

"The fact that there have already been calls for anti-discrimination laws to be suspended during the campaign tells us just how ugly the debate is likely to become."

Make sure you're enrolled to vote!

Make sure you're enrolled to vote!

By Same Same 4th May, 2016

Australia's next general election is happening on July 2 - so if you've recently turned 18 or become an Australian citizen, make sure you're enrolled to vote and have your say about who runs our nation.

Senator Simms: Christian Lobby should be recognised as extreme fringe group6

Senator Simms: Christian Lobby should be recognised as extreme fringe group

By Same Same 4th May, 2016

A Senate motion from Greens sexuality spokesperson Senator Robert Simms describing the Australian Christian Lobby as an unrepresentative fringe group has been voted down today.

Aussie teen speaks up in 'Queer and Disabled' series3

Aussie teen speaks up in 'Queer and Disabled' series

By Matt Akersten 4th May, 2016

19-year-old Robyn Lambird from Perth is one of the collaborators in a fascinating series on YouTube now about being queer and living with a disability.

Budget 2016: $160 million set aside for marriage plebiscite2

Budget 2016: $160 million set aside for marriage plebiscite

By Matt Akersten 3rd May, 2016

Attorney-General George Brandis and Minister of Justice Michael Keenan have confirmed Australia's Federal Government has set aside a sum of $160 million for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage in tonight's budget.

Got what it takes to be the first Melbourne Rubber Man?5

Got what it takes to be the first Melbourne Rubber Man?

By Dean Arcuri 3rd May, 2016

Melbourne's first Rubber Man Competition is happening in July. Here's all you need to know to enter and be crowned the first winner of the shiniest of fetishes!

Young, gay and Muslim: Meet Australia's first out gay Imam12

Young, gay and Muslim: Meet Australia's first out gay Imam

By Patrick Abboud 3rd May, 2016

"I’m proud to be able to be both gay and Muslim, and be out and talk to people about it," says Nur Warsame.

How we quit: Lesbian and bi women share smoke-free stories

How we quit: Lesbian and bi women share smoke-free stories

By Matt Akersten 2nd May, 2016

A variety of lesbian and bi women has opened up about their relationship - and break up - with cigarettes for a new campaign from ACON called #SmokeFreeStillFierce.

Can you help new research into 'gay conversion therapy'?18

Can you help new research into 'gay conversion therapy'?

By Same Same 2nd May, 2016

Recent years have seen many church-led 'pray the gay away' therapy programs cease in America and here in Australia, but a few of the so-called 'services' still linger around.

After 14 years, it’s a sudden end for Out in Perth1

After 14 years, it’s a sudden end for Out in Perth

By Matt Akersten 2nd May, 2016

The management and staff of Western Australia's only LGBTI print and online publication had to suddenly stop work last week, ending 14 years of service to the local queer community.

Anti-LGBTI campaigners' smears and lies target trans people9

Anti-LGBTI campaigners' smears and lies target trans people

By Matt Akersten 2nd May, 2016

As marriage equality becomes less and less controversial, it's appalling to see many anti-LGBTI campaigners and commentators turn their cold-hearted attention to transgender people, attempting to vilify them with the most appalling nonsense.

Marriage Equality campaign invites you to the 'Equality Cruise'2

Marriage Equality campaign invites you to the 'Equality Cruise'

By Same Same 29th Apr, 2016

Ahoy! The Australian Marriage Equality crew hope plenty of supporters will be on board as they set sail with their new fundraiser - the Equality Cruise on Sydney Harbour on Thursday 26 May.

PM's stuck with plebiscite plan - and would vote YES

PM's stuck with plebiscite plan - and would vote YES

By Matt Akersten 28th Apr, 2016

Asked about Australia's possible plebiscite on marriage after the election, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull again emphasised his personal support for marriage equality, but also reinforced that his party's view was to let every Australian have a say.

Adelaide's Rainbow Walk will be installed this spring

Adelaide's Rainbow Walk will be installed this spring

By Same Same 28th Apr, 2016

First proposed last year, a permanent 'Rainbow Walk' to honour South Australia's LGBTI people and history will be constructed this September to be ready in time for Adelaide’s Feast Festival.

Let's cringe again! The notorious GLORIAs are back

Let's cringe again! The notorious GLORIAs are back

By Same Same 27th Apr, 2016

Which are the worst outrageous, ridiculous and ignorant comments you’ve heard about LGBTI people recently?