National

Mar10

ACON receives $450,000 funding boost to combat drug and alcohol use in LGBTI community

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

ACON receives $450,000 funding boost to combat drug and alcohol use in LGBTI community

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN (CESPHN) has awarded ACON $450,000 in funding to assist the organisation in developing a better response to the problem use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) among the areas LGBTIQ community.

Mar10

One Nation candidate denies bizarre Nazi mind control comments against LGBT community

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 March 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

One Nation candidate denies bizarre Nazi mind control comments against LGBT community

The WA One Nation candidate who claimed the gay community was using Nazi mind control strategies to garner support for marriage equality has now denied making the comments.

Mar10

Controversial cartoonist Bill Leak is dead

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 March 2017

Controversial cartoonist Bill Leak is dead

Controversial cartoonist Bill Leak has died at the age of 61 from a suspected heart attack, The Australian has today reported.

Mar08

Take part in the LGBTI National Health Alliance LGBTIQ disability strategy

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Take part in the LGBTI National Health Alliance LGBTIQ disability strategy

Are you an LGBTIQ person living with disability?Are you the intimate partner/carer for an LGBTIQ person living with disability? Then the LGBTI National Health Alliance wants to hear from you.

Mar08

Siblings vie for the hot pool boy in this new Coke ad

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Siblings vie for the hot pool boy in this new Coke ad

A brother and sister duo work up a thirst watching the pool-boy in this new ad from CocaCola.

Mar07

ADF under fire for marching at Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

ADF under fire for marching at Mardi Gras

The Australian Defence Force is under fire from conservative columnists and Australian Christian Lobby for showing support to the LGBTI community by marching in the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.

Mar06

Lockouts failing: violence on the rise in inner west

POSTED ON // Monday, 06 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Lockouts failing: violence on the rise in inner west

Research from the NSW Bureau of Crime statistics have shown whilst crime and assaults may be declining in Kings Cross and the CBD, inner west suburbs such as Newtown have seen an increase in incidents since the lockouts have been introduced.

Mar06

Farmers criticise Meat and Livestock’s Mardi Gras support

POSTED ON // Monday, 06 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Farmers criticise Meat and Livestock’s Mardi Gras support

The Meat and Livestock Association has come under fire from its members for sponsoring a float in the 2017 Mardi Gras parade. The same float had previously come under attack from animal welfare supporters who believed the association should not be represented in a celebration of equality.

Mar06

Participants wanted for study on bisexual mental health

POSTED ON // Monday, 06 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Participants wanted for study on bisexual mental health

The Who I Am study is being described as the largest ever survey into the mental health of bisexual people, and now La Trobe University is calling for more particpants to take part.

Mar05

Mardi Gras hailed a success as 100s of 1000s gather to celebrate LGBTI pride

POSTED ON // Sunday, 05 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Mardi Gras hailed a success as 100s of 1000s gather to celebrate LGBTI pride

Not even the rain could dampen spirits as over 250,000 people took to Oxford Street on Saturday night to watch the annual Sydney Mardi Gras Parade.