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Study finds the children of same sex couples are perfectly fine

Study finds the children of same sex couples are perfectly fine

A new review of multiple studies into the well being of children raised by same sex parents has concluded that there is no difference between them and children raised by opposite sex parents. Published in the Medical Journal of Australia the researchers found that children raised in same-sex parented families did as well emotionally, socially and […]

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Karina Okotel says many people supporting marriage equality are racist

Karina Okotel says many people supporting marriage equality are racist

Karina Okotel from the Coalition for Marriage has criticised people who support marriage equality saying too often they resort to racist abuse, and because of this most people are keeping secret the real answer about how they responded in the marriage survey. The Vice President of the Liberal Party was appearing on the Sky News […]

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You Can’t Ask That! tackles same sex families, suicide and Ice addiction

You Can’t Ask That! tackles same sex families, suicide and Ice addiction

The ABC’s captivating program You Can’t Ask That is back on our TV screens this month. The program aims to reduce stigma surrounding marginalised groups of people. Each episodes sees participants from a different group answering questions that were submitted anonymously online. The blunt answers are revealing, profound, and at times, hilarious. The first season […]

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Cynthia Nixon: gay parents are no different to other parents

Cynthia Nixon: gay parents are no different to other parents

Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon has spoken up for gay parents in a new interview with the British newspaper The Telegraph. Nixon, who is a parent alongside wife Christine Marinoni, said that a lot people lose their concerns about same sex parents when they actually meet some. “A parent is a parent, a child is […]

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ACL cites study of 20 rainbow families in argument against marriage

ACL cites study of 20 rainbow families in argument against marriage

The Australian Christian Lobby has highlighted a recently published study into the psychological and physiological health of children raised by same sex parents as something to ponder as we head towards a decision on allowing same sex couples to wed in Australia. The study however has already been widely dismissed as unreliable as it is […]

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Melbourne to host first LGBTIQ Wedding Expo

Melbourne to host first LGBTIQ Wedding Expo

Melbourne will be the host of Australia’s first LGBTIQ Wedding Expo despite same-sex marriage being prohibited by the Marriage Act. ‘Diversity Expo’ will be hosted by Bridal Expos Australia and Inspired Expos, offering a queer selection of wedding paraphernalia and services. The expo aims to provide an opportunity to link LGBTIQ with local queer-friendly businesses that might […]

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