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Grindr users share experiences with sexual racism in new Kindr video

Grindr users share experiences with sexual racism in new Kindr video

Popular dating app Grindr teased at a new initiative called Kindr a few weeks ago. The project was revealed to be a move towards fighting discrimination experienced by users on the app, but few more details were provided. This week, Grindr has officially launched the program, revealing the first in a series of videos that discuss […]

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Survey: Young bisexual men least likely to come out

Survey: Young bisexual men least likely to come out

Results of a new survey conducted by triple j shows that bisexual men are the least likely to come out to their peers and loved ones. The station questioned 11,000 people between the ages of 18 and 29, to gauge who within the community had come out of the closet, and how each participant identified. […]

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Be Kindr: Grindr signals new initiative to combat discrimination

Be Kindr: Grindr signals new initiative to combat discrimination

Dating app Grindr has teased a mysterious new initiative in response to criticisms of bullying, racism and transphobia between users. The application posted images of featuring “Kindr”, coupled with the slogan ‘It’s time to play nice’ across their social media platforms and on the service itself. The teaser features a short audio clip that highlights […]

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Tina’s Bedroom: A conversation about Chemsex

Tina’s Bedroom: A conversation about Chemsex

The following material may trigger and/or elicit cravings if you have or had an issue with substance use. Men who have sex with men (MSM) are often identified for being at high risk of engaging in substance usage; whether driven by stigma, low self-esteem, mental health issues or other factors. Particularly in Australia, where methamphetamine […]

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Indonesia’s top court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex

Indonesia’s top court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex

Indonesia’s top court has rejected an attempt to have gay sex, and all sex outside of marriage, criminalised. A panel of nine judges considered the the petition to have the laws changed, four judges argued in favour of making all gay sex illegal, and limiting consensual heterosexual activity to those who are married. The push […]

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Tops & Bottoms & Vers, Oh My! Are we defined by our position preference?

Tops & Bottoms & Vers, Oh My! Are we defined by our position preference?

A unique aspect of the gay community (incl. cis and trans gay, bi, and other guys who do ‘stuff’ with guys) is our organising of identity around sexual positionality. The most frequent message you will get on Grindr or an equivalent app is “u top or btm?”, either first up (even if it’s on your […]

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Why do we make such a big deal out of a baby’s gender?

Why do we make such a big deal out of a baby’s gender?

A story about an eight month old baby in Canada has caught the world’s attention today. The infant has been issued a health card without its gender being documented, potentially a world first. Kori Doty, a transgender person who identifies a neither male or female, wants their child to be able to identify their own […]

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Let’s talk about SEXPO, baby! The world’s biggest adult expo returns

The world’s longest running adult entertainment expo returns this May to blow Perth audiences away. SEXPO will take over the Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre for a full weekend with a program of international guest stars, hourly live stage shows, exhibitions, health seminars, demonstrations, lounge bars and even Perth’s biggest Drone display. SEXPO is about […]

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Michelle Visage and Alaska cast in gay porn star biopic

Michelle Visage and Alaska cast in gay porn star biopic

RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Visage and All Stars 2 winner Alaska are set to star in an upcoming movie about late adult film star Joey Stefano. Stefano (Nicholas Anthony Iacona) was a muse of Madonna’s, starring in her video for Deeper and Deeper and featuring in her limited edition photography book, Sex. The upcoming film will […]

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So Loquacious: Matthew Bacon discusses safe sex, HIV and men’s health

So Loquacious: Matthew Bacon discusses safe sex, HIV and men’s health

Matthew Bacon from the WA AIDS Council is the latest guest on our So Loquacious podcast. As the newly appointed Gay Men’s Outreach Officer, Matthew works with different sections of the community to increase awareness about HIV and promote a holistic approach to health and positive discussions about sexuality. Matthew joins Leigh Hill and Graeme Watson for […]

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