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Provocative gay app ads allowed to remain in Netherlands

Advertisements for a gay hook-up app featured around The Netherlands will be allowed to remain after a ruling from the Advertising Standards Board. PinkNews have reported that the eye-catching posters around Amsterdam, The Hague and other major Dutch cities have garnered a number of complaints from the public. One such complaint lodged with the ASB […]

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Canada to accept gay refugees from Syrian conflict

Canada to accept gay refugees from Syrian conflict

The Canadian government has announced plans to allow gay men along with families, women and children fleeing the conflict in Syria. According to the National Post, recently elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have ruled out any chance of allowing lone males into the country. However, due to the increased chance of […]

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Madonna stops concert to help man propose to boyfriend

Madonna stops concert to help man propose to boyfriend

Madonna gave two gay fans an evening to remember in Canada this weekend, helping the pair get engaged in front of 17,000 fans and the material girl herself. The video from another concertgoer shows Madonna chatting with Jan and Chad (which she mishears as Jack – but I’m sure they don’t care), playfully coaxing the […]

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TPP agreement may increase cost of HIV medication

TPP agreement may increase cost of HIV medication

Concerns over the details of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) have risen as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has confirmed the deal would extend patents on many medications. “The government will have to pay for the original drug rather than the generic for a little bit longer,” Mr Key said, according to gaynz.com. […]

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Ice Hockey Hits Perth

Ice Hockey Hits Perth

Tonight and tomorrow night, the Perth Arena will be hosting a sporting experience rarely seen on our antipodean shores. It’s International Ice Hockey, the fast-paced, brutal winter sport known for its cult status in Canada. USA and Canada will be battling it out for supremacy at Perth Arena before moving on to Brisbane, Melbourne and […]

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Canadian Transgender Boy Wins New Birth Certificate

Canadian Transgender Boy Wins New Birth Certificate

In the Canadian Province of Alberta a transgender boy his received a new birth certificate that officially recognizes his gender as male. Twelve year old Wren Kaufman received the certificate at a pride brunch from the mayor of Edmonton. Kaufman previously filed a complaint at the Alberta Human Rights Commission because he was unable to […]

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Holy F*ck Hit Perth

Holy F*ck Hit Perth

Canadian indie-electronica group Holy Fuck will be performing at The Rosemount tonight, and hitting up The Odd Fellow (formerly The Norfolk Basement) in Fremantle tomorrow night. Holy Fuck are known for creating electronic style music without the use of laptops or backing tracks, instead choosing to use live instrumentation and miscellaneous items such as toy […]

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Canada’s Pre-Olympic Response to Anti-Gay Laws is Hilarious

Canada’s Pre-Olympic Response to Anti-Gay Laws is Hilarious

One day before the opening of the Sochi Olympic Games, the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion has released a humourous video in response to Russia’s anti-gay laws. Russia’s law banning “gay propaganda” has been the source of much criticism around the world. The video illustrates how the sport of luge, and the Winter Games […]

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