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Kombi van cuddle pic unearthed 40 years later3

Kombi van cuddle pic unearthed 40 years later

By Matt Akersten 30th Jul, 2014

A beautiful picture of two members of Australia's Gay Liberation movement in the 1970s has been painstakingly restored and is now bringing back lots of memories.

Nominations are open for the GLOBE Awards

Nominations are open for the GLOBE Awards

By Dean Arcuri 29th Jul, 2014

Nominations are now open for the GLOBE Awards, recognising excellence in Victoria's LGBTI Community.

In briefs: Ultimate Fighter supports marriage equality8

In briefs: Ultimate Fighter supports marriage equality

By Matt Akersten 29th Jul, 2014

Weighing in for another epic battle, prized Ultimate Fighting Championship star Kyle Kingsbury surprised everyone when he stripped down to his tighty-pinkies to reveal a little message we love.

Honour Awards 2014: Nominate NSW's hard-working heroes

Honour Awards 2014: Nominate NSW's hard-working heroes

By Same Same 29th Jul, 2014

Here's your chance to recognise those in NSW’s LGBTI communities whose tireless work or amazing achievements are outstanding.

Jane Lynch's Aussie mobile madness2

Jane Lynch's Aussie mobile madness

By Matt Akersten 28th Jul, 2014

She's best recognised as nasty coach Sue Sylvester on Glee, and fans of The L Word know she added a bit of comedy to the later seasons. Now Jane Lynch is on Aussie TV screens more than ever before.

Breaking Bad star:

Breaking Bad star: "I'm gay"

By Matt Akersten 28th Jul, 2014

Californian-based actress and model Emily Rios, who played Jesse's girlfriend Andrea in many episodes of Breaking Bad, has come out as gay.

Acclaimed Aussie model comes out as transgender2

Acclaimed Aussie model comes out as transgender

By Matt Akersten 27th Jul, 2014

“As a transgender woman I hope to show that after transition - a life-saving process - one can be happy and successful in their new chapter without having to alienate their past."

Gok Wan recalls his darkest days1

Gok Wan recalls his darkest days

By Matt Akersten 24th Jul, 2014

In a new ABC interview, UK fashion stylist Gok Wan has opened up about the bullying he suffered through in his youth, and the anorexia that threatened to destroy him.

South Australia Government will review adoption laws1

South Australia Government will review adoption laws

By Matt Akersten 24th Jul, 2014

As an online petition calling on South Australia's Premier to legalise adoption for same sex couples gains over 10,000 signatures, the state government has announced a long-awaited review of its adoption laws.

Sorry ladies, this Helpful Hunk is gay3

Sorry ladies, this Helpful Hunk is gay

By Matt Akersten 24th Jul, 2014

He's part of a cheeky bunch of fit muscle men who serve drinks to women - and sometimes men - at events throughout Australia. But little do they know, he's the gay one in the crew.

Gay kiss kicks off Commonwealth Games14

Gay kiss kicks off Commonwealth Games

By Matt Akersten 24th Jul, 2014

Out gay actor and singer John Barrowman has opened Glasgow's Commonwealth Games with a kiss to a male dancer.

Same-sex marriage plan for Two and a Half Men3

Same-sex marriage plan for Two and a Half Men

By Chad St James 23rd Jul, 2014

Fans of Two and a Half Men are in for a bit of surprise in its final season with the announcement that its two lead male characters will get married so they can adopt a child together.

Huge support for bears' own underwear6

Huge support for bears' own underwear

By Matt Akersten 23rd Jul, 2014

"I had a lot of issues with my underwear. To solve it, I tried lots of different kinds. I became an expert on what was available for men."

Candles to the sky - Melbourne's powerful display of unity

Candles to the sky - Melbourne's powerful display of unity

By Dean Arcuri 22nd Jul, 2014

Communities from around the world have united in Melbourne for a Candlelight Vigil as hundreds honoured those we've lost, and look towards the future.

WATCH: Cumberbatch as code-cracker Alan Turing

WATCH: Cumberbatch as code-cracker Alan Turing

By Matt Akersten 22nd Jul, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch's long-awaited portrayal of the father of modern computing in on its way to the big screen.

Bill Shorten is Christian Lobby's keynote speaker3

Bill Shorten is Christian Lobby's keynote speaker

By Matt Akersten 22nd Jul, 2014

The Australian Labor Party is cozying up to the Australian Christian Lobby again, with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten now confirmed as the keynote speaker at the increasingly fringe lobby group's upcoming 2014 National Conference.

The Laird's back bar becomes a boxing ring tonight

The Laird's back bar becomes a boxing ring tonight

By Dean Arcuri 21st Jul, 2014

Women are welcome to join the usually men-only Laird Hotel when it hosts two special artistic explorations.