News + Politics

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.

Mar08

George Michael's cause of death revealed

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

George Michael's cause of death revealed

Pop superstar George Michael's death has been ruled to have been the result of natural causes.

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.

Mar07

Monash Council comes out in support of marriage equality

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 March 2017

Monash Council comes out in support of marriage equality

Monash Council has joined the ranks of other local council in declaring their support for marriage equality.

Mar07

BBC chastises veteran announcer for offensive trans comments

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

BBC chastises veteran announcer for offensive trans comments

The BBC has issued a warning to Women’s Hour presenter Dame Jenni Murray after she made claims in a recent Sunday Times column that a gender reassignment surgery can’t make a man a real woman.

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

Russia moves to ban Beauty and the Beast for gay propaganda

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

Russia moves to ban Beauty and the Beast for gay propaganda

Russian authorities are under pressure to ban upcoming Disney release, Beauty and the Beast after news broke it features a “gay moment”.

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.