In many cultures, gay life is fraught with risk

Matty Silver It is difficult enough for young men in Australia to come out when they realise they are gay, but being gay when you belong to a culture that doesn't accept homosexuality is much more difficult.

Bisexuality: it's more about you than them

Matty Silver Most people don't understand the concept of bisexuality, and the assumption is often made that “you are either, gay, straight, or lying”.

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Sex confessions

Sex confessions: same-sex activity surges in British bedrooms

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Every 10 years, researchers in the United Kingdom publish the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles.

City Kat

The numbers game


Katherine Feeney Inevitably, you have that conversation.

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Laying out the bare essentials

At lunch with. Australian porn star Angela White

Mark Dapin I'm alone with Australian porn star Angela White in a suite in the Darling Hotel, Pyrmont. We've ordered a meal from room service and we're talking about sex.

He's a real diamond

Christine Wallace

Chris Wallace Matt Damon comes across like a young, sensitive Steve Irwin, wearing similar khaki clothes.

Swedish preschool neutralises stereotypes with gender-free agenda


A preschool bans gendered pronouns to engineer equality between the sexes from childhood.

Governor keeps his vow on gay marriage

Equality ...  gay-marriage campaigners celebrate in New York.

Esm E Deprez ALBANY: A bill to give gay couples the right to wed was approved by the New York Senate yesterday, making the US state the sixth and most-populous to legalise same-sex marriage.

Of skeletons and closets


Heidi Davoren Coming out – it’s an emotional minefield. Accepted by some, rejected by others, confused about who to trust and where to turn.

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