National

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

MLA Chris Steel asks why is there still a ban on blood donors in monogamous relationships?

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 March 2017 Written by // Chris Steel

MLA Chris Steel asks why is there still a ban on blood donors in monogamous relationships?

Openly gay member of the ACT legislative Council, Chris Steel, wants the gay blood ban lifted... Here's why...

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

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.

Mar22

MPs and PM slammed for promoting racism on Harmony Day

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

MPs and PM slammed for promoting racism on Harmony Day

MPs and Australia’s senior human rights and anti-discrimination lawyers have slammed the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for allowing MPs to debate a proposal to dilute Australia’s racial discrimination laws on Harmony Day.