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Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to grant marriage licences2

Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to grant marriage licences

By Matt Akersten 4th Sep, 2015

The Kentucky clerk who's been making headlines across the globe for refusing to grant any marriage licences in her county as she opposes same-sex marriages has been jailed for contempt of court.

WATCH: Sydney singer wows London on X Factor2

WATCH: Sydney singer wows London on X Factor

By Matt Akersten 2nd Sep, 2015

"I'm a boy from Oz who had a dream that became a reality."

WATCH: Trailer for 'The Danish Girl' revealed1

WATCH: Trailer for 'The Danish Girl' revealed

By Heidi Maier 2nd Sep, 2015

After winning the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne is hitting screens again for his role in The Danish Girl.

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Kentucky clerk won't issue marriage licenses anymore

By Chad St James 1st Sep, 2015

One Country Clerk in the US state of Kentucky is having a standoff against the US Supreme Court ruling of marriage equality by refusing to hand out marriage licenses to all couples.

WATCH: What is female masculinity?2

WATCH: What is female masculinity?

By Jade Gulliver 31st Aug, 2015

It’s refreshing to see these kinds of conversations starting to happen on a mainstream site like Buzzfeed, as I’ve often struggled to explain my own gender identity."

Cyndi Lauper plans 'True Colours' residence for LGBT youth

Cyndi Lauper plans 'True Colours' residence for LGBT youth

By Heidi Maier 30th Aug, 2015

Singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper is set to open a 30-bed housing facility for homeless LGBT youth in Manhattan next month.

WATCH: Religion isn’t an excuse for homophobia!

WATCH: Religion isn’t an excuse for homophobia!

By Dean Arcuri 26th Aug, 2015

You can’t hide behind religion when it comes to homophobia, says comedian John Oliver.

WATCH: Warwick Rowers promise more in 20166

WATCH: Warwick Rowers promise more in 2016

By Same Same 24th Aug, 2015

The fit British boys of the Warwick University Rowers Club are preparing to launch their annual nude calendar - and are promising their fans some new goodies to enjoy for 2016.

Wonder Woman:

Wonder Woman: "It’s not 'gay' marriage, it’s just marriage!"

By Dean Arcuri 23rd Aug, 2015

"I saw this Wonder Woman story as an incredible opportunity to have one of the most recognisable, iconic characters in the world to be among the first to step forward and officially endorse this new law."

Trans teen's stepmum:

Trans teen's stepmum: "He has endless love & total support"

By Matt Akersten 21st Aug, 2015

The proud stepmum of a transgender teenager has contacted Same Same to tell us about her family after reading one of our favourite stories ever.

First openly trans person appointed to Obama administration

First openly trans person appointed to Obama administration

By Heidi Maier 20th Aug, 2015

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan has made history as the first openly transgender person to serve as an official in the White House.

Laverne Cox: Trans deaths in America are a 3

Laverne Cox: Trans deaths in America are a "state of emergency"

By Chad St James 19th Aug, 2015

Orange is the New Black star and trans rights activist Laverne Cox has declared a “state of emergency” over the increasing death rate of trans women in America.

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"I'm not a joke", says stereotype-shattering artist

By Heidi Maier 19th Aug, 2015

Arzola describes his work as ‘artivism,’ a potent blend of “using art as a method of non-violent action to change mentalities, to empathise, to create visibility."

WATCH: Trailer shows a flirty Cate Blanchett in 'Carol'

WATCH: Trailer shows a flirty Cate Blanchett in 'Carol'

By Heidi Maier 18th Aug, 2015

When director Todd Haynes’ big-screen adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s iconic lesbian novel, Carol, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year it received a standing ovation from audiences and five star ratings from reviewers.

English rugby league player comes out

English rugby league player comes out

By Jacqui Stanford 17th Aug, 2015

The captain of a second-tier English rugby league side has come out, making him the third professional out gay player in the sport.

NZers try gender-neutral bathroom signs

NZers try gender-neutral bathroom signs

By Matt Akersten 6th Aug, 2015

Aiming to be a relief for transpeople, New Zealanders are trying out new bathroom signs which are "liberated from the gender binary."

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Hillsong Church "surprised" by engaged choir couple

By Matt Akersten 5th Aug, 2015

A very popular and heartwarming photo showing a happy and engaged gay couple leading Hillsong's choir in New York has led the church's Senior Pastor to clarify Hillsong's stance on gay people.