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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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Australian film ‘Pulse’ gets its first international screening

Australian film ‘Pulse’ gets its first international screening

Australian film Pulse has had its first international screening and caught the attention of film industry bible Variety. The no-budget film, created by filmmakers Daniel Monks and Stevie Cruz-Martin, was screened at the Busan Film Festival in South Korea. The film was previously screened at the Sydney Film Festival. The film is about a young gay man […]

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Why would anyone go on PrEP? A sex positive approach

Why would anyone go on PrEP? A sex positive approach

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), is a pill taken every day by guys who are HIV negative in order to prevent them from acquiring HIV. The only medication currently used as ‘PrEP’ is Truvada (along with generic versions such as Ricover EM, Adco-Emtivir, and Tenvir EM). Truvada as PrEP is approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for […]

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‘Tom of Finland’ is a great look at history… but where’s the erotica?

‘Tom of Finland’ is a great look at history… but where’s the erotica?

Tom of Finland | Cinema Paradiso | Sunday July 30 | ★ ★ ★ ½ There is no denying that when I heard about a Tom of Finland biopic my initial thought was this is going to be soft-core pornography, which I was ecstatic and excited about. For all of those that are like me and are […]

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Save Safe Schools: Protesters urge federal govt to fight bullying

Save Safe Schools: Protesters urge federal govt to fight bullying

Last Saturday, Perth’s Murray Street Mall was filled with supporters of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program – calling for its continuation across the nation. Though WA’s new Labor government have vowed to retain and fund the program once federal funding ends, the Save Safe Schools WA and supporters are urging the federal government and other […]

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Oh settle down, nobody said 50% of kids are gay

Oh settle down, nobody said 50% of kids are gay

OPINION Journalists, opinion writers and commentators are up in arms this morning over reports that Roz Ward, one of the founders of the Safe Schools program, suggested that 50% of kids are gay. Except Ward never said that at all. The latest ‘clutch your pearls’ moment from the mainstream media began with a report from Rebecca […]

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Journalist Nico Hines apologises for article that outed Olympians

Journalist Nico Hines apologises for article that outed Olympians

Journalist Nico Hines as apologised for an article he wrote during the Olympics that outed gay athletes. After more than six months of silence, the writer said his story should never have been conceived, written, or published, and that he was deeply sorry. During the Rio Olympics Hines, a married heterosexual journalist, logged on to […]

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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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First taste of Dan Gillespie-Sells’ new musical

Singer-songwriter Dan Gillespie-Sells has a new musical that’s about to open in the UK and the first tune released from the project features the wonderful Betty Boo! The British singer songwriter is best known for being the front-man of the band The Feeling. Over the last few years he’s also written songs for Sophie Ellis-Bextor, […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Maisie Williams talks sexuality

‘Game of Thrones’ star Maisie Williams talks sexuality

One of ‘Game of Thrones’ fiercest stars Maisie Williams has opened up about her sexuality in an interview with Nylon Magazine. The 17-year-old says she is not eager to put a label on her sexuality, opting out of the rising number of labels for different iterations of sexual attraction. “It’s quite a natural thing for teenagers to be […]

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