NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their achievements and contributions to Australia. The annual event is traditionally held in the first full week of July. For this month’s opinion pages, the Star Observer pays acknowledgment to NAIDOC with Indigenous voices from the LGBTI community.
If you’ve never tried online dating or it’s just been a while, Tori Arnold will remind you of just how weird it can be out there.
The National Children’s Commissioner weighs in on the debate surrounding the controversial Australian Marriage Forum advertisement that is critical of gay marriage and same-sex parents.
Recent research from the University of Melbourne established that men in same-sex relationships are paid eight to 18 per cent less than other men. Rodney Croome argues that anti-discrimination law reforms across the country is only part of the solution — a cultural change is required, too.
The City of Sydney is not only home to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, but it’s also regarded as one of the most LGBTI-inclusive local government areas not just in Australia, but around the world. Lord Mayor Clover Moore writes.
Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson explains the points he made about gay marriage vs. religious freedom from his recent speech at the National Press Club.
The famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade is not just an opportunity to highlight LGBTI discrimination and the need for justice to a national and worldwide audience. It’s also personal for many in the LGBTI community. NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby’s Justin Koonin explains.