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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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Austria Lifts Ban on Adoption for Same Sex Couples

Austria Lifts Ban on Adoption for Same Sex Couples

In Austria, the Constitutional Court has struck down a ban on same sex adoption. Prior to the ruling, those in same sex relationships were only able to adopt the biological children of their partner. Now, couples will be able to jointly adopt non-biological children. Chief Judge Gerhart Holzinger stated that the restriction went against the […]

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London Couple Ejected from Uber Cab for ‘Kissing and Cuddling’

London Couple Ejected from Uber Cab for ‘Kissing and Cuddling’

In the UK a same sex couple have made complaints to cab company Uber after one of its drivers reportedly made them leave the vehicle for kissing. Jordan Sloan, 23, was taking an Uber cab home on New Year’s Eve with his boyfriend Corey Watts. The couple told The Mirror that the driver stopped the […]

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Penny Wong is Expecting a Second Child

Penny Wong, Labor’s Senate leader his just announced that she and her partner Sophie Allouache are expected their second child. The couple already have a three year old daughter named Alexandra. They are expecting the arrival of their second child in April. Senator Wong shared with the Advertiser that Alexandra was excited to have a […]

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Tasmania: Anti-Gay Airbnb Ad Causes Controversy

Tasmania: Anti-Gay Airbnb Ad Causes Controversy

In Tasmania, an advertisement on the accommodation website Airbnb has attracted controversy for its exclusion of gay couples. Airbnb allows homeowners with a spare room or domicile to offer their facilities to travellers and holidaygoers as an alternative to hotels and hostels. One advertisement for a space in the Hobart suburb of Battery Point was […]

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Ask Elizabeth: Listening Effectively

Ask Elizabeth: Listening Effectively

Whenever I am asked by friends or colleagues how my relationship is going, I usually reply “Fine … It’s good!” And, in a lot of ways, I suppose it is good, that is, except for one annoying bit: things go a bit awry when my partner has difficulty in telling me what is troubling him. […]

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Chad Considers Anti-Gay Legislation

Chad Considers Anti-Gay Legislation

According to Amnesty International, the African nation of Chad may be on the verge of putting into place anti-gay legislation. A draft bill is reportedly being proposed which would make amendments to the penal code criminalizing same sex conduct in Chad. Possible punitive measures for homosexual acts would include 15 to 20 year jail terms […]

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How Do You Know If It’s a Date?

Queer dating can be confusing. If a man and a woman spend time one on one, there’s often an unspoken implication that it’s a date. But if you’re planning to hang out with a cutie who’s closer to your end of gender spectrum, how do you know if it’s a date or just a friendly […]

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Male Croatian Bears Observed Having Oral Sex

Male Croatian Bears Observed Having Oral Sex

In a wildlife sanctuary in Croatia, two male bears have been observed having oral sex on a regular basis. Zoo Biology reports that researchers from Polish Academy of Sciences Department of Wildlife Conservation regard this as “the first observations of long‐term, recurrent fellatio in captive brown bears kept in proper conditions”. According to the report, […]

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Bookings Open for Gay Marriages in UK Consulates

Bookings Open for Gay Marriages in UK Consulates

Same sex marriages in UK consulates around Australia will be available from July 27th, with bookings open today. UK consulates in Sydney and Perth are taking bookings for couples to lodge notices of intention to marry, and lodgement of notices can occur from June 12th with actual marriages occurring from July 17th. Other consulates around […]

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