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"Oh my God, am I alright?" said Michael on his wedding night

By Matt Akersten 22nd Aug, 2014

One of the lowest points in Michael El-Bacha's life came on his wedding night. He felt like he'd disgraced his family because he couldn't consummate his arranged marriage.

LISTEN: Jack Colwell's new song is an uplifting pop romp

LISTEN: Jack Colwell's new song is an uplifting pop romp

By Matt Akersten 22nd Aug, 2014

Sydney singer/songwriter Jack Colwell says his newest song Seek The Wilde is inspired by one of the most intelligent and groundbreaking homos in history - Oscar Wilde.

Monique Brumby's Silent War for equal rights

Monique Brumby's Silent War for equal rights

By Dean Arcuri 21st Aug, 2014

Two-time ARIA award winner Monique Brumby has created a beautiful song with her wife supporting marriage equality.

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."

Get off the apps, says Sam Smith35

Get off the apps, says Sam Smith

By Matt Akersten 20th Aug, 2014

"Stop Tinder and Grindr" advises in-demand out gay British singer Sam Smith, who says the superficial mobile hook-up apps are "ruining romance."

It's time to tell the world:

It's time to tell the world: "GOD LOVES GAYS"

By Matt Akersten 20th Aug, 2014

Infuriated by a certain bigoted church's persistently anti-gay behaviour, God's down-to-earth social media spokesperson has had enough.

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.

Uzo Aduba picks up award for 'Crazy Eyes'

Uzo Aduba picks up award for 'Crazy Eyes'

By Heidi Maier 19th Aug, 2014

Though the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards don’t take place until August 25, prison drama Orange is the New Black has already snagged several awards at the Creative Arts Emmys, held at the weekend.

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.

You won't believe these make-up transformations3

You won't believe these make-up transformations

By Alex Taylor 18th Aug, 2014

A reality-defying new viral trend is turning ordinary people into their favourite celebrities with the not-quite-totally-legit transformative power of make-up.

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 married17

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."