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Queensland's strict new alcohol laws kick in tonight

Queensland's strict new alcohol laws kick in tonight

By Chad St James 1st Jul, 2016

At 12:01 this morning Queensland's statewide laws to curb late-night alcohol fuelled violence kicked into action.

#RainbowVotes - Find out what the parties say on LGBTI issues

#RainbowVotes - Find out what the parties say on LGBTI issues

By Same Same 1st Jul, 2016

Have you made up your mind how you're voting yet? An investigation into the views of political parties on LGBTI issues has revealed several important differences between them.

Gay YouTuber accused of lying about homophobic attack

Gay YouTuber accused of lying about homophobic attack

By Samuel Leighton-Dore 1st Jul, 2016

"Calum McSwiggan, who is known for his online posts and videos, is scheduled to be in court today on a charge of making a false police report."

United Nations appoints LGBT watchdog in historic vote

United Nations appoints LGBT watchdog in historic vote

By Samuel Leighton-Dore 1st Jul, 2016

In a narrow but historic win, the United Nations Human Rights Council today voted in favour of creating an LGBT watchdog that will report on violence and discrimination committed against people around the world on the basis of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

We could still have marriage equality in 101 days

We could still have marriage equality in 101 days

By Samuel Leighton-Dore 1st Jul, 2016

There's been a contentious air of victory among the Liberal party this week, with the Murdoch media perpetuating a sense of inevitability around a Malcolm Turnbull victory at tomorrow's election.

Huge line-up for 'From Sydney With Love' concert1

Huge line-up for 'From Sydney With Love' concert

By Same Same 30th Jun, 2016

"Many of the city’s top performers are donating their time, talent and energy. It’s time for Sydney to come out in support of Orlando’s LGBTIQ community."

Gay Liberal candidates differ on plebiscite's power to change their vote

Gay Liberal candidates differ on plebiscite's power to change their vote

By Matt Akersten 30th Jun, 2016

This year's election features a few gay candidates for the Liberals - and with our marriage rights in the spotlight ahead of the election on Saturday, they're being asked their views on the government's plebiscite strategy.

Our mums and dads are shouting the loudest against the plebiscite

Our mums and dads are shouting the loudest against the plebiscite

By Matt Akersten 29th Jun, 2016

The issue of marriage equality has persistently dominated the final week of the 2016 election campaign - and one group of Australians in particular has stepped up with a clear message - NO to the plebiscite.

Ab Fab movie cameos include Rebel Wilson and Dame Edna

Ab Fab movie cameos include Rebel Wilson and Dame Edna

By Matt Akersten 29th Jun, 2016

New YouTube featurettes for the upcoming Absolutely Fabulous movie show a couple of amazing Aussie co-stars encountering PR's cheekiest duo.

Glen Eira supports marriage equality, and Councillor apologises1

Glen Eira supports marriage equality, and Councillor apologises

By Matt Akersten 29th Jun, 2016

A Glen Eira City Councillor says he was just "repeating comments" by someone else claiming bestiality laws would be "likely" after marriage equality - and he's apologised.

Senior ministers want the plebiscite - but won't say how they'll vote after it

Senior ministers want the plebiscite - but won't say how they'll vote after it

By Matt Akersten 29th Jun, 2016

Whether they want marriage equality to happen or not, Coalition government ministers all seem to agree that a plebiscite vote of every Australian is the best way forward on the issue - but if the nation votes majority YES, they may not vote accordingly.

Help make Pulse victim Drew the first LGBT Star Wars character

Help make Pulse victim Drew the first LGBT Star Wars character

By Dean Arcuri 28th Jun, 2016

As a way of honouring Orlando shooting victim and Star Wars fan Drew Leinonen, his friend has started a petition for him to be the franchise's first ever LGBT movie character.

Mr Australasia Bear 2016: 1

Mr Australasia Bear 2016: "I can’t remember when I last felt this proud!"

By Dean Arcuri 28th Jun, 2016

"I was always hairy and people told me to shave or change how you look because you don’t fit in, but when I met the bears, they accepted me for who I was."

Sydney Mardi Gras names new CEO3

Sydney Mardi Gras names new CEO

By Same Same 28th Jun, 2016

The Executive Director of Sydney's leading interdisciplinary arts organisation Performance Space has announced she's leaving there soon to take up an exciting new role as the CEO of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Shorten vows he'll do marriage equality FIRST if he wins17

Shorten vows he'll do marriage equality FIRST if he wins

By Matt Akersten 28th Jun, 2016

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised today that if he wins the election on Saturday the new Labor government's first act will be to introduce legislation for marriage equality.

Alan Jones: 4

Alan Jones: "I'm certainly opposed to a plebiscite"

By Matt Akersten 28th Jun, 2016

As the conversation on the ABC's Q&A turned to the UK's problematic 'Brexit' referendum, talkback radio host Alan Jones wanted to get something off his chest - he doesn't want a similarly divisive public poll to happen here.

WATCH: Two policemen popped the question at London Pride

WATCH: Two policemen popped the question at London Pride

By Dean Arcuri 27th Jun, 2016

Not one but two proposals happened at London Pride on the weekend, as policemen got down on one knee and popped the question!