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Jul04

With no clear election winner, where to now for marriage equality and the plebiscite?

POSTED ON // Monday, 04 July 2016 Written by // Rodney Croome

With no clear election winner, where to now for marriage equality and the plebiscite?

Marriage equality got a big boost of support at this year’s federal election, writes Rodney Croome.

Jun30

For our kids’ sake, it’s time to scrap school chaplains

POSTED ON // Thursday, 30 June 2016 Written by // Robert Simms, Janet Rice

For our kids’ sake, it’s time to scrap school chaplains

Students should have access to trained, qualified support staff whose work is informed by student welfare, not by a desire to impose religious views on students, write Greens Senators Janet Rice and Robert Simms.

Jun27

A vote for the Coalition is a vote for the plebiscite

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 June 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

A vote for the Coalition is a vote for the plebiscite

This federal election, we are urging our readers to vote wisely. Put the Liberal National Party last. A vote for the Coalition is a vote for the plebiscite. By SX Editor Reg Domingo. 

Jun26

Why do I have to fly back to NZ to marry my partner? C’mon Australia!

POSTED ON // Sunday, 26 June 2016 Written by // Ayden Marsh

Why do I have to fly back to NZ to marry my partner? C’mon Australia!

Ayden Marsh voices his frustration at being allowed to marry in his birth country, but not here in Australia.

Jun25

Australian Equality Party's Jason Tuazon McCheyne: 'We have a real chance at this election'

POSTED ON // Saturday, 25 June 2016 Written by // Jason Tuazon-McCheyne

Australian Equality Party's Jason Tuazon McCheyne: 'We have a real chance at this election'

Jason Tuazon-McCheyne, leader of the Australian Equality Party, shares his story on the birth of a political party.

Jun19

We are stronger together: In the wake of Orlando, now is the time for solidarity

POSTED ON // Sunday, 19 June 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

We are stronger together: In the wake of Orlando, now is the time for solidarity

The mass shooting in Orlando has sparked an outpouring of anger, hatred, grief, sadness, support and solidarity. Where to now for the gay community? Reg Domingo reports. 

Jun18

Supt Tony Crandell: The NSW Police is continuing to build a strong culture of inclusion

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 June 2016 Written by // Tony Crandell

Supt Tony Crandell: The NSW Police is continuing to build a strong culture of inclusion

The NSW Police Force is developing a strong culture of inclusion by celebrating diversity and rewarding attitudes of fairness and justice, writes Corporate Sponsor for Sexuality and Gender Diversity Superintendent Tony Crandell. 

Jun11

Newly diagnosed? Who can I talk to?

POSTED ON // Saturday, 11 June 2016 Written by // David Crawford

Newly diagnosed? Who can I talk to?

Receiving an HIV diagnosis can bring a mixed bag of challenges into someone’s life. There’s a lot to take in, understand and navigate in the early days of your diagnosis.

Jun02

Queers need to respond to attacks against our own

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 June 2016 Written by // Jessica Ison

Queers need to respond to attacks against our own

The recent spate of attacks against Roz Ward, the co-founder of The Safe Schools Coalition, has resulted in her suspension from La Trobe University. The LGBTQI community needs to galvanise all of our fabulous energy to fight back.

May25

An EPIC step forward for HIV prevention

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 May 2016 Written by // Nic Parkhill

An EPIC step forward for HIV prevention

Last week marked a very significant moment for the NSW response to HIV with the official launch of the EPIC-NSW PrEP trial by NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner.