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Scratch and sniff! Queer Film Fest screening will be scentsational

Scratch and sniff! Queer Film Fest screening will be scentsational

By Matt Akersten 3rd Sep, 2014

The Queer Screen Film Festival’s screening of John Waters’ 1981 movie Polyester will be presented in 'Odorama', with special ‘Scratch and Sniff’ cards available to be used during the movie.

WATCH: Same-sex routine on So You Think You Can Dance

WATCH: Same-sex routine on So You Think You Can Dance

By Matt Akersten 3rd Sep, 2014

The final four contestants on the American version of So You Think You Can Dance have wowed the audience and judges with a routine that paired the two men and two women together.

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AFL: "We support marriage equality"

By Same Same 2nd Sep, 2014

The Australian Football League’s CEO says the AFL backs marriage equality and does not tolerate discrimination on sexual identity.

Gay couples react to anti-gay marriage ads6

Gay couples react to anti-gay marriage ads

By Matt Akersten 1st Sep, 2014

As marriage equality continues to sweep across so many American states, conservative groups are going to great fear-mongering lengths to ensure 'traditional marriage' laws continue.

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Sydney Convicts win the Bingham Cup!

By Same Same 1st Sep, 2014

Exciting final games yesterday brought to a close the Bingham Cup world gay rugby tournament yesterday, with the Cup staying Down Under after a decisive win by the Sydney Convicts.

Gonorrhoea 'superbug' discovery prompts STI testing reminder14

Gonorrhoea 'superbug' discovery prompts STI testing reminder

By Matt Akersten 1st Sep, 2014

Australia's biggest LGBTI health organisation is reminding sexually active gay men to get regular checks for sexually transmitted infections after a tourist from central Europe picked up a "sex superbug" in Sydney.

2014's Honour Awards nominees revealed

2014's Honour Awards nominees revealed

By Same Same 1st Sep, 2014

It is that time of year again where we get together to honour those individuals and businesses that have made a difference in the LGBTI communities of New South Wales.

We're hiring! Here's four new job opportunities

We're hiring! Here's four new job opportunities

By Same Same 1st Sep, 2014

We need a travel editor, an inthemix.com.au staff writer, a designer and an account manager to join us in our growing office in Sydney's Surry Hills.

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"How not to react when your child tells you he is gay"

By Matt Akersten 29th Aug, 2014

Many people coming out these days are welcomed by their families and supported by their friends. But for a few, telling their family that they're gay can be a frightening experience.

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"Don't box me in" say youth on Wear it Purple Day

By Matt Akersten 29th Aug, 2014

You're all looking amazing your purple outfits and accessories today for Australia's annual Wear it Purple Day, with thousands of people showing off the colour to show their support for LGBTI young people across the nation.

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Senate condemns World Congress of Families Conference

By Matt Akersten 28th Aug, 2014

As the bigoted anti-gay World Congress of Families struggles to find a place that will host their Conference in Melbourne, the Federal Senate has sent a strong message condemning the event.

New family drama has a clever name: 'Transparent'2

New family drama has a clever name: 'Transparent'

By Matt Akersten 28th Aug, 2014

A new 10-part American family drama series features Arrested Development dad Jeffrey Tambor as a transitioning matriarch - so it's called 'Transparent'.

BT employees share their stories for 'It Gets Better'

BT employees share their stories for 'It Gets Better'

By Matt Akersten 28th Aug, 2014

"I went back for Christmas, with my partner for the first time. To see my family accept him as the same as my brother's wife and my sister's boyfriend was just a euphoric moment."

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Senator Janet Rice: "The time for marriage equality in Australia has come"

By Matt Akersten 28th Aug, 2014

With her first speech in the Federal Senate yesterday, new Senator Janet Rice has paid tribute to her wife Penny and adds that all same-sex couples in Australia should have the right to marriage.

Beware! ARMAGAYDDON is coming!

Beware! ARMAGAYDDON is coming!

By Chad St James 26th Aug, 2014

This might very well be the funniest marriage equality video yet.

2-time Miss Spain winner comes out on Instagram2

2-time Miss Spain winner comes out on Instagram

By Matt Akersten 26th Aug, 2014

Patricia Yurena Rodriguez was crowned Miss Spain in both 2008 and 2013 - and now she's made history as the first national beauty pageant winner to come out as gay.

Emmy win for The Normal Heart

Emmy win for The Normal Heart

By Matt Akersten 26th Aug, 2014

HBO's powerful HIV drama The Normal Heart has scooped up a top honour at the 2014 Emmy Awards.