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Indonesian MP says gay people should be executed

Indonesian MP says gay people should be executed

An Indonesian MP has said gay people should face the death penalty or life imprisonment. Muslim Ayud made the comments in the country’s House of Representatives as they debated amending the country’s criminal code. The proposed amendments would see gay sex, and sex outside of wedlock, being made illegal. Representing the Islamist National Mandate Party (PAN) […]

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Fox News pulls article about there being too many gays in Olympics

Fox News pulls article about there being too many gays in Olympics

Broadcaster Fox News has pulled a column from one of it’s senior executives who complained there were too many gay and ethnic people in the USA’s Winter Olympics team. John Moody who is the Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Fox News wrote the offensive collumn ahead of the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter […]

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PrEP treatment recommended for PBS listing

PrEP treatment recommended for PBS listing

Game changing HIV preventative treatment PrEP has been recommend for listing on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) in a move which is anticipated to make a significant impact on the number of new cases of HIV. The announcement has been welcomed by AIDS organisations around Australia, after the previous attempt to have the medication listed was […]

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Gay couple settles lawsuit with Vistaprint over wedding invite mix-up

Gay couple settles lawsuit with Vistaprint over wedding invite mix-up

A gay couple who were sent homophobic flyers instead of their expected wedding invitations have settled their lawsuit with the online printing company they hired. Australian couple Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg were getting married in the USA when they ordered their wedding invitations from Vistaprint. Instead of receiving their invitations they opened their delivery to […]

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Almost 400 Australian same sex couples wed in the last month

Almost 400 Australian same sex couples wed in the last month

Almost 400 same sex couples have wed since Australia’s laws changed just one month ago, including 45 weddings in Western Australia. More than 370 marriages involving same sex couples have been registered across Australia. New South Wales leads the count with 142 marriages recorded. In Western Australia there were 687 weddings in the last month […]

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Boxer Anthony Mundine calls for capital punishment for gays

Boxer Anthony Mundine calls for capital punishment for gays

Boxer Anthony Mundine has quit the reality TV show I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and upon leaving the jungle unleashed a tirade against LGBTI people suggesting capital punishment should be introduced. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph’s Jonathon Moran, Mundine appeared to endorse the death penalty saying it was the only deter homosexuality in […]

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Barnaby Joyce complains about his private life being publicly discussed

Barnaby Joyce complains about his private life being publicly discussed

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has spoken out about his relationship with a former staff who is now expecting his child. Appearing on the ABC’s 7:30 the Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister said it was a private matter. “What I want to do is make sure that private matters remain private.” Joyce told host […]

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Advocates call on PM to ensure transparency in Ruddock inquiry

Advocates call on PM to ensure transparency in Ruddock inquiry

LGBTI+ advocates are calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to make sure the upcoming inquiry into religious freedom is public and unbiased. The inquiry was established by the government following the success of the Yes vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey to ensure religious freedoms were not being eroded, and that LGBTI people […]

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US anti-LGBT group to transform gay bar into church

US anti-LGBT group to transform gay bar into church

A far-right Christian group has purchased a gay bar in the United States to establish a new church in Ohio. In January the Greater Toledo House of Prayer purchased Bretz Nightclub, one of Ohio’s longest running LGBTI spaces for a new venue for the International House of Prayer. Citizens of Toeldo, Ohio have raised concerns […]

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Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton hopes marriage laws will be reversed

Lyle Shelton, the new Communications Director for Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives has told Sky News that they’d like to see Australia’s recently passed same-sex marriage laws reversed. Shelton quit his role at the Australian Christian Lobby on the weekend, so he could run for a seat in federal parliament at the next election. He’s be […]

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