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Grindr tweets support for Black Lives Matter; will remove ethnicity filter

Grindr tweets support for Black Lives Matter; will remove ethnicity filter

Grindr has revealed the dating app will no longer allow users to filter profiles by ethnicity, in a statement posted to social media today. In a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement and queer people of colour, Grindr issued a comment on racism in the LGBTIQ+ community. “We will not be silent, […]

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Music superstars and world leaders join Global Pride digital lineup

Music superstars and world leaders join Global Pride digital lineup

As Pride Month dawns in various nations around the globe, LGBTIQ+ communities around the world are coming together online to celebrate in a world of physical distancing. Global Pride was launched by a coalition of over 1,500 international Pride organisations and networks, and this year’s marathon 24-hour celebrations are shaping up to be something spectacular. […]

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NSWGLRL release findings of LGBTIQ+ COVID-19 community survey

NSWGLRL release findings of LGBTIQ+ COVID-19 community survey

New South Wales Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby (NSWGLRL) have released the findings of a community survey examining the effects of COVID-19 on the LGBTIQ+ community. Beginning in May, NSW GLRL surveyed the state’s LGBTIQ+ community on demographics, employment, mental health, wellbeing, relationships and healthcare. NSW GLRL co-convener Jack Whitney says the results show the […]

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Black Trans Lives Matter: Tony McDade killed by police in Florida

Black Trans Lives Matter: Tony McDade killed by police in Florida

A black transgender man was shot and killed by police in Florida last week. His name was Tony McDade. As the USA and the world mourn the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd, who also lost his life under the custody of law enforcement officers, McDade joins the staggering list of black lives taken by […]

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LGBTI advocates urge politicians to discount the veracity of Binary survey

LGBTI advocates urge politicians to discount the veracity of Binary survey

Equality Tasmania say they’ve recently written to federal and state MPs exposing bias in a recent opinion poll released by anti-transgender group, Binary. Binary says its poll shows Australians want legislation to enshrine the right of parents to remove children from classes dealing with gender identity and will vote for political candidates who support such […]

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