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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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Kelly Rowland: Straight people should ask their partners about gay experiences

Kelly Rowland: Straight people should ask their partners about gay experiences

Singer Kelly Rowland has shared her thoughts about sexuality and marriage in an interview with the New York Post. The Destiny’s Child singer said she considered it completely appropriate for people to ask their partners if they had previously had any same sex experiences. Rowland was promoting her new TV movie Love By the 10th Date which […]

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South Australia apologises for historic gay convictions

South Australia apologises for historic gay convictions

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has apologised to South Australia’s LGBTIQ community for past laws that were unjust. Weatherill said previous wording of the laws had led to “the cruel and disrespectful treatment of people”. The Premier said laws the state had enforced in the past had lead to the discrimination LGBTIQ people and said […]

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Perth’s Pride celebrations ready to roll

Perth’s Pride celebrations ready to roll

Perth’s Pride Parade will fill the streets of Northbridge from 8pm tomorrow night. Over sixty community groups, businesses and individual entries take part in the community event which will begin at the corner of William St and Brisbane St. The parade will progress down William St, turn into Lake Street and conclude at Russell Square. […]

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African states move to suspend UN LGBT expert

African states move to suspend UN LGBT expert

A group of African Nations is hoping to overturn a decision by the United Nations to appoint a special investigator to look into abuses of LGBTI people across the globe. Vitit Muntarbhorn, a respected law professor from Thailand has been appointed to the role. The coalition of African nations is arguing that the UN should […]

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Brandis accuses Wong of attacking Wilson because he’s gay

Brandis accuses Wong of attacking Wilson because he’s gay

Attorney General George Brandis has clashed with Labor’s Senator Penny Wong during the Senate Estimates Hearings. Senator Wong asked the Senator Brandis if an appearance by Tim Wilson at a Liberal party event had constituted the then Human Rights Commissioner being a draw card to a fundraiser. Wilson, who is now the Liberal member for […]

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Same sex lights at pedestrian crossings baffle some Britons

Same sex lights at pedestrian crossings baffle some Britons

A British newspaper says pedestrian crossing lights that promote LGBTI+ inclusion are causing confusion for tourists and people from the countryside. For this year’s Pride celebrations in London the lights at pedestrian crossings around Trafalgar Square were switched from the traditional ‘man crossing street’ image to an images of same-sex couples crossing and symbols for […]

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Slovenia says no to marriage equality via referendum

Slovenia says no to marriage equality via referendum

                    The people of Slovenia have voted against same-sex marriage rights in a country wide referendum on the matter. The country passed laws to legalise same-sex marriages earlier this year, which was met by disdain from many citizens. Over 80,000 Slovenians signed a petition to revoke […]

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Japan issues first same-sex marriage licence

Japan issues first same-sex marriage licence

Tokyo officials have registered Japan’s first official same-sex marriage last week as Koyuki Higashi and Hiroko Masuhara wed in Tokyo’s Shibuya’s office. Shibuya lawmakers voted in March this year to allow same-sex couples to become eligible for marriage certificates within the Tokyo ward. “I am exhilarated that the city I am living has recognised my […]

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Could Biological Same Sex Parenting Become a Reality?

Could Biological Same Sex Parenting Become a Reality?

Researchers at Cambridge University have discovered that it is possible to create a baby using the skin cells of two adults of the same gender, meaning that it may be possible for same sex couples of have biological children together. The Cambridge University Researchers teamed with Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science to release a study […]

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