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WATCH: Big cheer for marriage equality in Shorten's pub speech1

WATCH: Big cheer for marriage equality in Shorten's pub speech

By Matt Akersten 7th Jul, 2015

Yes, Australia's Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has woken up!

LISTEN: Woman threatens businesses supporting marriage equality7

LISTEN: Woman threatens businesses supporting marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 6th Jul, 2015

Listen for yourself - is this the same woman, calling various businesses which are proud to support marriage equality in Australia?

Barnaby Joyce: Marriage equality may be seen as 24

Barnaby Joyce: Marriage equality may be seen as "decadent"

By Matt Akersten 5th Jul, 2015

"In life everybody doesn't get everything they want, sometimes it's a tough game."

Marriage equality scores support from National Rugby League6

Marriage equality scores support from National Rugby League

By Same Same 4th Jul, 2015

More than 350 Australian organisations have signed a letter pledging their support for marriage equality - and the latest is one of Australia's favourite sporting codes - the National Rugby League.

Drag Kings are heating up Melbourne’s winter

Drag Kings are heating up Melbourne’s winter

By Dean Arcuri 3rd Jul, 2015

Melbourne's Drag Kings are back with a bang as Kong's Kings returns in a bigger venue with more acts than ever before.

Surge and Chargers teams will battle for glory1

Surge and Chargers teams will battle for glory

By Dean Arcuri 3rd Jul, 2015

Two of Melbourne's gay and inclusive sporting clubs are going head to head this Saturday as the Melbourne Chargers Rugby Union Football Club and the Melbourne Surge Water Polo Club battle it out for top dog in the annual Surf vs. Turf contest.

Lockouts hit Imperial Hotel1

Lockouts hit Imperial Hotel

By Katie Cunningham 2nd Jul, 2015

Erskineville’s Imperial Hotel – the popular home of a range of LGBTI events – has announced that a “no pass outs” rule will now be enforced from 1am and that no new punters will be allowed to enter the venue after 3am.

Is the 'Newtown vibe' under threat?6

Is the 'Newtown vibe' under threat?

By Matt Akersten 2nd Jul, 2015

Residents and visitors to the Sydney suburb of Newtown - one of Australia's biggest LGBTI community hubs - values the area's diverse, accepting, eclectic and welcoming vibe, and are worried it's uniqueness is in jeopardy.

Senator Abetz: 14

Senator Abetz: "Marriage is exclusionary by design"

By Matt Akersten 2nd Jul, 2015

One of Australia's most senior lawmakers is says "the debate's not over" on marriage equality, suggesting changing the Marriage Act could lead to polyamory.

Cross-party marriage equality bill coming next month4

Cross-party marriage equality bill coming next month

By Matt Akersten 1st Jul, 2015

A cross-party bill to finally make marriage equality happen in Australia will be introduced to Federal Parliament on August 11, it was revealed today.

WATCH: Aussie kids react to US marriage equality1

WATCH: Aussie kids react to US marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 1st Jul, 2015

"I think it means being able to marry anyone you like."

New Standard Queer Radio is making waves

New Standard Queer Radio is making waves

By Matt Akersten 30th Jun, 2015

Australia has two LGBTI radio stations, but it's a Melbourne-based queer news podcast which is getting noticed internationally, providing LGBTI news and views from Australia to a global audience.

Liberal MP is polling his electorate on marriage equality

Liberal MP is polling his electorate on marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 30th Jun, 2015

A Liberal MP in Queensland is taking the unusual step of asking each and every voter in his electorate whether or not they support marriage equality.

Police swoop on party over suspected drug use

Police swoop on party over suspected drug use

By Same Same 29th Jun, 2015

The NSW Police say they had to act to remove patrons of a party in Sydney's CBD yesterday due to concerns over drug use.

America's marriage equality doesn't convince Tony Abbott45

America's marriage equality doesn't convince Tony Abbott

By Matt Akersten 29th Jun, 2015

Despite pressure from the majority of Australian voters, several MPs in his own party, and the leaders of over a dozen nations who have legalised marriage equality, our Prime Minister's not budging an inch on marriage equality - not even hinting he'll grant a conscience vote.

We deserve better: Pressure's on Abbott as Australia's left behind23

We deserve better: Pressure's on Abbott as Australia's left behind

By Matt Akersten 26th Jun, 2015

Australians are getting increasingly frustrated with Prime Minister Tony Abbott's best efforts to delay legislation for marriage equality that the majority of our nation's citizens want.

Catch Queer Geeks at Comic Con1

Catch Queer Geeks at Comic Con

By Dean Arcuri 26th Jun, 2015

Talking LGBTIQ games, comics, TV and more, the Queer Geeks of Oz will be at Oz Comic Con in Melbourne this weekend.