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Women’s AFL to hold first ever pride game

Women’s AFL to hold first ever pride game | Gay News | Scoop.it

The AFL has announced the first Women’s AFL Pride match is to be held this year.

The Western Bulldogs will face off against the Carlton Blues in the round four game at VU Whitten Oval.

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Landmark study to track gay and bisexual men's attitudes on body image

Landmark study to track gay and bisexual men's attitudes on body image | Gay News | Scoop.it

Steroid use is on the rise as young men fuelled by social media chase their idea of a perfect body. Now researchers want to know exactly how susceptible gay and bisexual men are.

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Here's How Many Same-Sex Couples Have Married In Your Region Of Queensland

Here's How Many Same-Sex Couples Have Married In Your Region Of Queensland | Gay News | Scoop.it

According to state government data, a total of 1330 same-sex marriages have been registered across Queensland one year on.

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Intersex advocate to boycott Pride March if Royal Children's Hospital is involved

Intersex advocate to boycott Pride March if Royal Children's Hospital is involved | Gay News | Scoop.it

Intersex advocate and councillor, Tony Briffa, will boycott Melbourne's Pride March if the Royal Children's Hospital is allowed to take part in the event.

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New research reveals how the marriage equality debate damaged LGBT Australians' mental health

New research reveals how the marriage equality debate damaged LGBT Australians' mental health | Gay News | Scoop.it

The findings confirm that debate on issues related to minority groups' lives and well-being can significantly affect their mental health.

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QLD government launches LGBTI domestic violence awareness campaign

QLD government launches LGBTI domestic violence awareness campaign | Gay News | Scoop.it

A new campaign launched by the Queensland government seeks to draw attention to the issue of domestic violence in the LGBTI community.

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Birth certificate change possible without surgery under NT transgender laws

Birth certificate change possible without surgery under NT transgender laws | Gay News | Scoop.it

News laws will mean Northern Territorians can change their gender without having sex reassignment surgery.

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Senate inquiry report calls on PM to prohibit LGBT discrimination in faith-based schools

Senate inquiry report calls on PM to prohibit LGBT discrimination in faith-based schools | Gay News | Scoop.it

The Senate inquiry into the discrimination faced by LGBT students and staff at faith-based schools has yielded a report recommending changes.

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The Unexpected Effects Of The HIV Prevention Pill

The Unexpected Effects Of The HIV Prevention Pill | Gay News | Scoop.it

​PrEP is great at blocking HIV, but as its use grows, so do fears that people will be more sexually reckless and spread other STIs. But researchers are coming to think that the opposite could be true.

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Tasmania poised to become first state to have gender optional on birth certificates

Tasmania poised to become first state to have gender optional on birth certificates | Gay News | Scoop.it

Tasmania's Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey criticises the extreme right of her party, after the Prime Minister is among those to weigh in on a historic vote that could see the state become the first jurisdiction in Australia to make gender optional on birth certificates.

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100,000 Rally For Equality In Taiwan Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

100,000 Rally For Equality In Taiwan Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Referendum | Gay News | Scoop.it

An estimated 100,000 people have rallied for equality in Taiwan as the country prepares for a referendum on same-sex marriage this weekend.

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It's time for white gay men to confront cultural appropriation

It's time for white gay men to confront cultural appropriation | Gay News | Scoop.it

White gay men need to stop co-opting parts of cultures that suit them; avoiding blackface and Native American headdresses at Halloween is just the start.

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'We're still here, and we're staying here': Coming Back Out Ball champions LGBTI elders

'We're still here, and we're staying here': Coming Back Out Ball champions LGBTI elders | Gay News | Scoop.it

When 81-year-old Lillian Lee and her partner Gail went along to the inaugural Coming Back Out Ball, younger LGBTI people thanked them for "paving the way".

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Ruddock review rejects religious groups' fears about same-sex marriage

Ruddock review rejects religious groups' fears about same-sex marriage | Gay News | Scoop.it

The religious freedom review panel found there was "limited evidence" to support claims made by religious groups.

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CAIRNS TROPICAL PRIDE, THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES...

CAIRNS TROPICAL PRIDE, THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES... | Gay News | Scoop.it

In 2006 Cairns Tropical Pride was born. Now,12 years later - while holding the mantle for one of the longest continually running pride festivals in Australia, it’s the end of an era.

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For Gay Conservatives, the Trump Era is the Best and Worst of Times

For Gay Conservatives, the Trump Era is the Best and Worst of Times | Gay News | Scoop.it

Inside the emboldened, if hardly unified, ranks of the L.G.B.T. right.

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Australia will never be HIV-free if access to prevention requires a medicare card

Australia will never be HIV-free if access to prevention requires a medicare card | Gay News | Scoop.it

Eradicating a virus from the community requires everyone to have access to prevention, as is the case with tuberculosis. So why not HIV?

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Neighbours to march in Mardi Gras

Neighbours to march in Mardi Gras | Gay News | Scoop.it

Cast & crew of Neighbours will appear on a float in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in a move that further strengthens their on-screen support for same sex marriage and diversity.

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Coalition delays action on LGBTI school discrimination until 2019

Coalition delays action on LGBTI school discrimination until 2019 | Gay News | Scoop.it

Labor's bill to remove LGBTI discrimination exemptions for religious schools won't be debated after Coalition senators delayed debate on the legislation.

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More Than 3000 Same-Sex Marriages In The First Six Months Of Marriage Equality

Over half of the 3,000 same-sex couples who married in Australia in the first half of 2018 were female, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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QuAC Holding Candlelight Vigils To Mark World AIDS Day This Weekend

QuAC Holding Candlelight Vigils To Mark World AIDS Day This Weekend | Gay News | Scoop.it

World AIDS Day is a significant event for the LGBTI community, and a candlelight vigil is being held this Saturday to remember those loved and lost.

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Liberal senators dig in as divisions over LGBT students widen

Liberal senators dig in as divisions over LGBT students widen | Gay News | Scoop.it

Senators won’t protect students from discrimination unless schools can keep rules that ‘are reasonable and represent their own religious views’

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Gay Teens in Movie History: Some Highlights

Gay Teens in Movie History: Some Highlights | Gay News | Scoop.it

Prior to the recent boom in movies about queer kids, their struggles played out in boundary-pushing indie films and entertaining sidekick roles.

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Some Libraries Are Facing Backlash Against LGBT Programs — And Holding Their Ground

Some Libraries Are Facing Backlash Against LGBT Programs — And Holding Their Ground | Gay News | Scoop.it

Drag queen storytimes and other LGBT programs are meant to create safe spaces for the queer community. The librarians running them are getting death threats.

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Majority Of Queensland Same-Sex Weddings Are Female Couples, Stats Show

Majority Of Queensland Same-Sex Weddings Are Female Couples, Stats Show | Gay News | Scoop.it

Just a few weeks ahead of the 12-month anniversary of the "yes" vote, Queensland has reached the milestone of 1000 registered same-sex marriages.

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Ruddock report constrains, not expands, federal religious exemptions

The report affirms that religious freedom is not to be legally entrenched as superior to rights to equality and freedom from discrimination.

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