SPOTLIGHT ON VOLUNTEERS FOR AIDS 2014
VOLUNTEERS will be integral to AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, the world’s largest HIV and AIDS conference and Australia’s largest-ever medical conference | Read more
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES TACKLE YOUTH HOMOPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA
THE release of new research into the health and wellbeing of same-sex attracted and sex and gender diverse (SSASGD) youth has highlighted the need for community-based initiatives to address widespread homophobia and transphobia in Victoria | Read more
FOOTAGE OF ALLEGED POLICE GAY BASHING NOW MISSING
A TRIBUNAL hearing a gay Sydney man’s complaint that police officers from Rose Bay deleted footage from their own station’s CCTV system has agreed that over 25 minutes of footage is indeed missing but has not ruled on how it was lost | Read more
MORE COUNTRIES WITH ANTI-GAY LAWS THAN FIRST THOUGHT
A NEWLY-launched website to help track countries with anti-gay laws has found that homosexuality is considered a crime in 80 countries around the world, higher than previously thought | Read more
SPORTS REPORTER BLOWS LID OFF NFL HOMOPHOBIA OVER SAM COMING OUT
TEXAN sports reporter Dale Hansen has become an overnight global sensation after voicing his support for newly-out NFL prospect Michael Sam.
He also put a spotlight on the latent homophobia that continues to dwell within the sports world | Read more
COMEDY FESTIVAL SET TO BE QUEERER THAT EVER
THE Melbourne International Comedy Festival program launched yesterday, revealing a line-up of local and international queer comedians performing throughout the festival.
The launch of Australia’s largest cultural event was hosted by gay comedian Joel Creasey, whose show Rock God is one of many queer acts on offer in the festival’s massive program | Read more
HANDS-ON POP SONG PARODY