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Brokeback Lismore: A tale of two cowboys4

Brokeback Lismore: A tale of two cowboys

By Same Same 20th Oct, 2014

Meet a couple of country cowboys who defy the cliches of both LGBTI and rural cultures.

Mia Freedman joins Women Say Something

Mia Freedman joins Women Say Something

By Matt Akersten 20th Oct, 2014

"I'm humbled and grateful that the gay community have invited me to be part of such a worthwhile event as Women Say Something this week. What a treat to be included. I can't wait."

Sogi's story: Being gay in Africa

Sogi's story: Being gay in Africa

By Matt Akersten 20th Oct, 2014

An Australian-produced cartoon aims to bring hope to gay and lesbian people in Africa facing discrimination and violence for being who they are.

All the winners of Melbourne's glitzy GLOBE Awards

All the winners of Melbourne's glitzy GLOBE Awards

By Dean Arcuri 18th Oct, 2014

The inaugural Globe Awards saw Victoria's LGBTI Communities unite to recognise those who have contributed so much to our communities.

Big payday for 'Dykes to Watch Out For' cartoonist

Big payday for 'Dykes to Watch Out For' cartoonist

By Heidi Maier 17th Oct, 2014

"I ran out and bought a case of prosecco sparkling wine to share with the other resident artists!"

Married transpeople shouldn't be forced to divorce

Married transpeople shouldn't be forced to divorce

By Matt Akersten 17th Oct, 2014

Since same-sex marriage is not allowed in Australia, married transgender people who wish to formally change their gender on their legal documents must divorce their husband or wife if they do so.

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"We're here, we're queer, and we're not going shopping!"

By Heidi Maier 16th Oct, 2014

"We were told that a customer had complained, saying that what we were doing was absolutely disgusting."

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Mia Freedman "mortified" after gay gaffe on The Project

By Matt Akersten 16th Oct, 2014

Mamamia website founder and opinionated TV panellist Mia Freedman found herself in hot water with viewers of The Project last night after her poorly-worded comparison between paedophiles and gay people.

Palau decriminalises male homosexuality

Palau decriminalises male homosexuality

By Matt Akersten 16th Oct, 2014

The tropical island country of Palau in the western Pacific Ocean - home to around 20,000 people across 250 islands - is the latest nation to decriminalise consensual same-sex conduct between men.

Neil Patrick Harris confirmed to host the Oscars2

Neil Patrick Harris confirmed to host the Oscars

By Matt Akersten 16th Oct, 2014

Out actor Neil Patrick Harris is having a very good few weeks - he just got married to his partner David Burtka and now he's just heard he's been picked for a very prestigious honour - hosting the 2015 Oscars Ceremony.

See how the outback celebrates Pride!

See how the outback celebrates Pride!

By Same Same 16th Oct, 2014

The world’s most remote LGBTI fair day is set to return for its second year.

Victoria passes bill to expunge homosexual convictions

Victoria passes bill to expunge homosexual convictions

By Dean Arcuri 15th Oct, 2014

In an Australian first, the Victorian Parliament has passed a bill that will expunge homosexual convictions which happened before the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

So, how good is Josh at romance?

So, how good is Josh at romance?

By Matt Akersten 15th Oct, 2014

Now that his critically-acclaimed and International Emmy Award nominated comedy series has finished its Aussie run, comedian Josh Thomas is letting loose online a little.

LGBTI party for equality is now officially registered

LGBTI party for equality is now officially registered

By Same Same 14th Oct, 2014

Launched by an independent LGBTI network back in January, the Australian Equality Party now has the over 500 members it needs and has officially registered with the Australian Electoral Commission.

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The Vatican's "seismic shift" on gays

By Matt Akersten 14th Oct, 2014

A new report into the future of Catholicism written by a hand-picked collection of bishops for Pope Francis shows the Vatican is ready for a big rethink on gay people.

Treat yourself to CoastOut weekend!

Treat yourself to CoastOut weekend!

By Same Same 14th Oct, 2014

Think of it as Mardi Gras by the beach or Midsumma on the seashore. Coffs Harbour's annual LGBT weekend beach holiday kicks off again October 24-26.

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Sydney forum to discuss HIV prevention pill

By Same Same 14th Oct, 2014

Gay men will be able to find out more about a new method of HIV prevention at a special ACON community forum in Sydney next week.