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New owners will reopen Imperial Hotel1

New owners will reopen Imperial Hotel

By Matt Akersten 27th Aug, 2015

Sydney's most troubled LGBTI hotspot will reopen after a few months with a brand new kitchen and dining space, reveal its new owners.

Victorian Water Polo to host a Pride Cup during Midsumma

Victorian Water Polo to host a Pride Cup during Midsumma

By Dean Arcuri 27th Aug, 2015

The Victorian Seals Water Polo Club will run an inaugural Pride Round during Midsumma next year, that will see Melbourne and Sydney's inclusive water polo teams go head to head in a grudge match.

New ABC series seeks LGBTI stories of births, deaths and marriages

New ABC series seeks LGBTI stories of births, deaths and marriages

By Dean Arcuri 26th Aug, 2015

A brand new TV series for the ABC is about to start filming and is they looking for LGBTI people to be involved.

Gillard says she'd now vote 10

Gillard says she'd now vote "yes" to marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 26th Aug, 2015

"The debate has quickly moved on... I would vote yes."

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.

Adelaide's getting a rainbow walk!

Adelaide's getting a rainbow walk!

By Matt Akersten 26th Aug, 2015

A rainbow walk will be installed in Adelaide's Light Square next year to recognise the city’s LGBTI community, Adelaide City Council has agreed.

'Gayby Baby' shouldn't be shown during school class time, says NSW Premier58

'Gayby Baby' shouldn't be shown during school class time, says NSW Premier

By Matt Akersten 26th Aug, 2015

A screening of a new film about children of same-sex couples has been getting rave reviews and has the support of many NSW MPs - but the state's Education Minister and Premier have told one school it shouldn't be shown in lesson time.

#AbbottLovesAnal trends after Q&A mishap10

#AbbottLovesAnal trends after Q&A mishap

By Matt Akersten 25th Aug, 2015

The ABC's ever-compelling and controversial Q&A program is again in the headlines after an innocent tweet with a crude user name was shown on live TV last night.

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.

Wear purple on August 28 to support LGBTI youth

Wear purple on August 28 to support LGBTI youth

By Same Same 21st Aug, 2015

Spread the word. Wear something purple on Friday 28 August to show your support for queer youth across Australia.

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.

Clarke & Dawe: 2

Clarke & Dawe: "My name's Homer. Homer Phobe."

By Matt Akersten 20th Aug, 2015

The ABC’s political parody duo John Clarke and Bryan Dawe have exposed a 'Homer Phobe' advising the government on their policies.

Real Aussie couples in luxury jewellery campaign

Real Aussie couples in luxury jewellery campaign

By Matt Akersten 20th Aug, 2015

"All love is equal" says Australian jewellery campaign Mondial, who have just revealed their new magazine ad campaign featuring two same-sex couples.

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.

Senators seek election day plebiscite on marriage equality7

Senators seek election day plebiscite on marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 19th Aug, 2015

Australia's next election could be decision day for marriage.