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LGBTIQ+ protesters interrupt Pete Buttigieg campaign event

LGBTIQ+ protesters interrupt Pete Buttigieg campaign event

Protesters interrupted a campaign event being held in San Francisco by Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, saying the prospective candidate was not doing enough to represent queer people of colour. The Mayor of South Bend was speaking on stage and about to answer a question about his husband Chasten, when two protesters interrupted proceedings. They were […]

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“There will be Dad and Mum” Russian President Putin says

“There will be Dad and Mum” Russian President Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin has restated his opposition to recognising same-sex couples or rainbow families. Speaking to the media this week the Russian President said as long as he remained in power there would be no change of marriage equality coming to the country. The Russian leader said he was opposed to “parent number 1” […]

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NZ PM Jacinda Ardern announces new funding for HIV services

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern announces new funding for HIV services

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited The Big Gay Out in Auckland over the weekend and announced additional funding for HIV and sexual health services. As ther Big Gay Out celebrated it’s 21st outing, the Prime Minister announced $300,000 of funding would be allocated to HIV and STI testing. “There is much talk about […]

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Voter withdraws support for Pete Buttigieg after she learns he’s gay

Voter withdraws support for Pete Buttigieg after she learns he’s gay

A video of a voter asking to withdraw her vote for Democratic Presidential candidate Pete Buttigeig has gone viral, the reason – the woman changed her mind – she found out Pete Buttigeig is married to husband Chasten. The Iowa Caucus is the first time on the campaign trail that candidates get an official endorsement […]

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Brooklyn Park to be renamed to honour Marsha P Johnson

Brooklyn Park to be renamed to honour Marsha P Johnson

A park in Brooklyn will be renamed to honour the achievements of gay rights activist Marsha P Johnson. New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement at the annual Human Rights Campaign in gala on Saturday night. East River State Park in Brooklyn will be renamed in honour of Johnson who was a gay rights […]

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Israel Folau signs one-year contract with French rugby club

Israel Folau signs one-year contract with French rugby club

Former Wallaby Israel Folau is making a return to the game of rugby after signing a new contract overseas. Folau was notably sacked by Rugby Australia last year, after a controversial social media post condemning homosexuals, adulterers and others to hell. Folau responded to the sacking with legal action against Rugby Aus, seeking $14million in […]

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John McEnroe slams Tennis Australia’s recognition of Margaret Court

John McEnroe slams Tennis Australia’s recognition of Margaret Court

Tennis champion John McEnroe has slammed Tennis Australia’s decision to honour the sporting achievements of Margaret Court arguing that you cannot separate a person from their actions. In the latest of his Comissioner of Tennis videos for Eurosport UK McEnroe takes aim at the tennis player turned religious leader and calls out her long history of making homophobic […]

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Utah pulls HIV campaign after Governor’s office objects to sexual innuendo

Utah pulls HIV campaign after Governor’s office objects to sexual innuendo

The Department of Health in Utah has been forced to pull a massive health promotion campaign designed to stop the spread of HIV after the state’s Governor intervened and demanded the campaign be stopped. The campaign to increase awareness around HIV and safe sex featured websites, billboards and posters, TV and radio ads, alongside hundreds […]

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HIV cases in the UK plummet by 71% following PrEP introduction

HIV cases in the UK plummet by 71% following PrEP introduction

New cases of HIV in the United Kingdom have dropped by a whopping 71% since 2012 according to the latest figures. Researchers credit PrEP treatment for the breakthrough. The introduction of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and rapid HIV testing have resulted in a significant downturn in the number of new cases of HIV. Among gay and […]

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Media organisations share dubious story of a transgender doll

Media organisations share dubious story of a transgender doll

A dubious news report suggesting that a transgender doll has been found in a toy shop has been shared by anti-transgender campaigners and right wing news organisations. Mainstream media organisations including Daily Mail Australia and Britain’s The Sun have also shared the story leading to thousands of people sharing their articles online. The report claims that the new […]

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