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Swedish Armed Forces launch Pride campaign

Sweden’s army have launched a new campaign that promotes LGBTIQ Pride and inclusiveness in the country’s military. The poster for the campaign presents a woman in camouflage gear posed before a camouflage background. The soldier has a prominent rainbow badge sewn onto her arm, boldly against the green and brown of the image along with […]

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Swedes Promote Peace With Pro-Gay ‘Singing Sailor’

Swedes Promote Peace With Pro-Gay ‘Singing Sailor’

In Sweden, an organisation has put in place a new measure to discourage naval conflicts. In response to concerns about a greater Russian military presence in the Baltic Sea, Sweden announced plans to increase mobilization of its navy in the area. However, one organisation has put in place a very different approach to resolving conflict. […]

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Cate McGregor Responds to Q & A Twitter Controversy

Cate McGregor Responds to Q & A Twitter Controversy

The ABC’s current affairs panel discussion program ‘Q and A’ attracted controversy on Monday due to some of the tweets aired about transgender panelist Lieutenant-Colonel Cate McGregor. McGregor is the highest ranking transgender female military official in the world, and was also named one of Australia’s 50 most powerful women by ‘The Australian Womens’ Weekly’. […]

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Filth: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Connections’ boys only party Filth returned with the theme ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’. Everybody got down with the military vibe.

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Remembering Leonard Matlovich

On this day September 8th, in 1975, US airman and Vietnam veteran Leonard Matlovich became the first serving member of the US military to purposefully ‘out’ himself. Matlovich also became the first openly gay person to appear on the cover of a major weekly magazine in the USA. The groundbreaking issue of TIME magazine revealed […]

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