The latest in LGBTI local news
Gough Whitlam reveals his pro-gay rights strance in a letter to gay liberation activist Dennis Altman just months before the election that made him Prime Minister.
Extracts from the Opposition Leader’s key note address at this morning’s Australian Christian Lobby National Conference reveal strong attacks on religious organisations using faith to discriminate against the gay, lesbian, trans* bi and intersex community.
After a week of controversy the Canberra Park Hyatt hotel has announced a new relationship with Australian Marriage Equality in an effort to demonstrate its support for equality and inclusion.
Despite this weekend’s National Conference going ahead as planned at the Canberra Park Hyatt, ACL members and supporters will tonight come face-to-face with members of the capital’s gay community during a peaceful — and fun — show of support for LGBTI equality.
Migration agent allegedly took straight clients to Oxford St to make applications for asylum more convincing.
Last night, ACON hosted a Sydney community forum on PrEP, a new HIV prevention method that has polarised the gay community in the US since it was introduced there in 2012. While not properly available in Australia as yet, the advent of AIDS 2014 in Melbourne — of which PrEP was a big topic — has meant debate here has already started. Christopher Kelly attended last night’s forum and penned his observations.
LGBTI rights advocates and community groups have welcomed the NSW Parliament’s formal acknowledgement that sex between consenting men should never have been a crime. This morning, …
With the anniversary of its gay and lesbian liaison program next year, NSW Police want to ensure policing of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras remains positive
The latest in LGBTI international news
A NEW report has revealed that state-sanctioned repression, violence and homophobic discrimination was rife in Uganda when the Anti-Homosexuality Act was in force. The news …
With Intersex Awareness Day fast approaching on October 26, Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia president Morgan Carpenter pens his thoughts on why it’s important, and why we need to raise more awareness to fight stigma and discrimination.
With NSW yesterday becoming the second Australian jurisdiction to enact law reforms that allow historical gay sex convictions to be extinguished, NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby convenor Justin Koonin reflects on the landmark achievement, and how far the state has come.
Courtney Act new face of Mardi Gras as international tourism campaign kicks off
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