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Australia Post declares it has no position on marriage equality

Australia Post declares it has no position on marriage equality

Australia Post has declared his holds no position on the issue of marriage equality. The government owned business was forced to make the declaration after concern was raised about an internal email that offered staff the opportunity to take part in Brisbane’s annual Pride March. The Australian has reported that staff who are part of […]

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When We Are Old And Gay: A love letter to the ageing LGBTI+ community

When We Are Old And Gay: A love letter to the ageing LGBTI+ community

Do you remember when you first came out? Do you remember how it felt to be finally honest with yourself about who you truly were? That sense of fear but also relief that you no longer had to hide in the closet. Now, could you imagine putting yourself back in the closet? That horrifying choice […]

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Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

An Israeli man has been ordered to stay out of the city of Jerusalem until the day after the city’s Pride Parade has concluded after he made online threats against the event. The man from Beit Dagan, in the country’s central region, was arrested and detained by police after he posted the threats on Facebook. […]

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Troye Sivan: Going to the Pride Parade was a life changing experience

Troye Sivan has recalled his first Pride Parade describing it as a life changing experience.  The pop star, actor and video blogger shared his memory in a video made for Paper magazine. “Being surrounded by people who are just like you, as crazy as you, maybe even crazier than you, it was like – electrifying. […]

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Timor Leste holds its first Pride Parade

Timor Leste holds its first Pride Parade

Timor Leste held their first Pride parade over the weekend and got a great turnout. Prime Minister Rui Maria De Araujo voiced his support for LGBT rights ahead of the celebrations. “Everyone has the potential to contribute to the development of the nation, including members of the LGBT community,” De Araujo said in a video last […]

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Liberal members launch new Pride group to highlight LGBTI+ issues

Rainbow politics have shown deep divides with the Liberal party over the last week, but the growing number of people within the party calling for action on LGBTI rights. Amid the controversy over comments made by Minister Christopher Pyne, a new group called Liberal Pride has surfaced to highlight LGBTI political issues within the party. […]

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Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade

Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade

A lesbian pride parade in Chicago has come under fire after officials asked people marching with a Jewish Pride flag to leave the march. A representative of the organising group has told a local newspaper that the women carry a rainbow flag featuring the Star of David were asked to leave because the flags “made people […]

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Istanbul’s Pride march is banned just one day before the event

Istanbul’s Pride march is banned just one day before the event

Istanbul’s Pride celebrations have been cancelled for the third year in a row. The city’s governor cancelled the celebrations which were due to take place in the city on Sunday, citing security concerns after threats from an ultra-nationalist group. The ultra-nationalist Alperen Hearths group had threatened to stop the march if authorities did not cancel it. […]

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Sesame Street shows support for rainbow families

Sesame Street shows support for rainbow families

Iconic children’s program Sesame Street has show it’s support for rainbow families during the USA’s Pride month. The show tweeted an image of Sesame Street resident Elmo alongside some other colourful monster characters and voiced their support for Pride. “Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes, and colors.” the message read […]

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Skittles pride promotion faces accusations of racism

Skittles pride promotion faces accusations of racism

While many brands add rainbows for Pride celebrations, candy maker Skittles has gone the other way and removed the rainbow. The candy, which has the well known tag line “Give the Rainbow, Taste the Rainbow”, has released a completely white version of their product. The special version of the candy is available through British supermarket […]

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