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'Inviting others in': Coming out is not a one-time event

'Inviting others in': Coming out is not a one-time event

May Lyn Ly says there were several years between coming out to her friends and eventually revealing her sexuality to her parents. 

  • by Mary Ward

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Realms unite as a video game sponsors a Pride float for the first time
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Realms unite as a video game sponsors a Pride float for the first time

Final Fantasy's support is an overt sign from a big game (and an even bigger company), that they stand with us and care.

  • by Alice Clarke
NSW government 'on the same page' as Victoria on gay conversion therapy
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NSW government 'on the same page' as Victoria on gay conversion therapy

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has expressed support for moves by the Victorian Labor government to ban so-called gay conversion therapy.

  • by Jenny Noyes
'I've been called a faggot at school': Why a younger generation embraces Mardi Gras
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'I've been called a faggot at school': Why a younger generation embraces Mardi Gras

Laws and attitudes may be slowly changing, but Sydney's gay and lesbian Mardi Gras remains important for many young people.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Mardi Gras icon Trevor Ashley preaches 'acceptance outside the city'
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Mardi Gras icon Trevor Ashley preaches 'acceptance outside the city'

While marriage equality has been achieved, the fight for LGBTQI+ equality and acceptance continues, Ashley says.

  • by Josh Dye
'Let's do better': Perth bar goes rainbow as it responds to patron safety concerns

'Let's do better': Perth bar goes rainbow as it responds to patron safety concerns

A petition calling out poor behaviour at The Court Hotel has pushed the venue to address concerns among its LGBTIQ+ patrons.

  • by Hannah Barry
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Trans sportswomen hit back at Navratilova

Trans sportswomen hit back at Navratilova

Trans sportswomen have hit back at Martina Navratilova, after the tennis champion said "it's insane and it's cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport.

  • by Rachel Savage
'It’s hard to be a woman': Indigenous drag artists on Mardi Gras stage
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'It’s hard to be a woman': Indigenous drag artists on Mardi Gras stage

With make-up and attitude, First Nations drag artists explore another dimension of the gay and lesbian community.

  • by Andrew Taylor
'Flawed': Setback for LGBT students as Senate delays anti-discrimination protections

'Flawed': Setback for LGBT students as Senate delays anti-discrimination protections

The push to protect LGBT students from discrimination in religious schools has suffered a setback with a Senate report calling the proposed bill "flawed".

  • by Eliza Berlage
'We could be fired tomorrow': Activists demand support for LGBTI teachers

'We could be fired tomorrow': Activists demand support for LGBTI teachers

Armed with signs and umbrellas, a small group of activists braved Melbourne's summer rain to demand politicians end discrimination against LGBTI teachers.

  • by Matilda Boseley
Tropfest film director inspired to bring diversity to the big screen
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Tropfest film director inspired to bring diversity to the big screen

Growing up in a Lebanese-Indian household, Leela Varghese remembers watching films and thinking ethnically-diverse kids were token characters.

  • by Josh Dye