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Mar28

"Gay people are better and cleverer": Russell T Davies

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 March 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Acclaimed writer and television producer Russell T Davies has talked about his career and claimed gay people are “better and cleverer” than other people in an in-depth interview.

Mar27

HIV community mourns loss of advocate Andrew Burry

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

HIV community mourns loss of advocate Andrew Burry

WA AIDS Council  (WAAC) CEO Andrew Burry has passed away of a suspected heart attack. Burry has served as the CEO of WAAC since 2012, when he replaced long-serving CEO Trish Langdon.

Mar27

Stop Peter Dutton, demand a free vote marriage equality advocates say

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 March 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Stop Peter Dutton, demand a free vote marriage equality advocates say

The time has come to contact the Prime Minister directly on the issue of marriage equality in light of Peter Dutton’s proposal for a non-compulsory postal vote, LGBTIQ advocates say.

Mar25

Julia Gillard to replace Jeff Kennett as chair of beyondblue

POSTED ON // Saturday, 25 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Julia Gillard to replace Jeff Kennett as chair of beyondblue

Former prime minister Julia Gillard has been announced as the new chair of mental health advocacy organisation beyondblue. Gillard has been a board member of the organisation since 2014.

Mar24

QANTAS CEO hits back against criticism of brand’s support for marriage equality

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

QANTAS CEO hits back against criticism of brand’s support for marriage equality

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has fired back at Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, who criticised the business leader for pushing a rainbow agenda on the iconic Australian brand.

Mar23

Apple reveal Red iPhone to raise funds to support ending HIV

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 March 2017 Written by // Samuel Leighton-Dore

Apple reveal Red iPhone to raise funds to support ending HIV

Apple yesterday unveiled a red version of the iPhone 7, continuing the company’s long-running support for HIV/AIDS charity [Red].

Mar23

Anton Enus reveals battle with cancer

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 March 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Anton Enus reveals battle with cancer

SBS presenter Anton Enus has revealed his current battle with cancer.

Mar23

Gender X now an option for Vic students

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 March 2017 Written by // Dean Arcuri

Gender X now an option for Vic students

Victorian high school students will now be able to identify as having a gender other than male or female on their VCE documentation.

Mar22

IVF and unpaid surrogacy now actioned for South Australian same sex couples

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 March 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

IVF and unpaid surrogacy now actioned for South Australian same sex couples

LGBTI advocates have welcomed news South Australian same–sex couples will now have equal access to assisted reproductive technology and unpaid surrogacy in South Australia.

Mar22

Dykes on Bikes seeking a ride leader

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Dykes on Bikes seeking a ride leader

Sydney’s Dykes on Bikes are seeking a volunteer to head up their social riding group and lead rides once a month.