I'm attending my first AFL game. Until now, I have avoided AFL, associating it with unpleasant personal experiences, as well as institutionalised homophobia, misogyny, sexism and racism. I'm hoping that this match will be different. It's the inaugural AFL Pride Game, between St Kilda Football Club and the Sydney Swans.
60% of Australians now support gay marriage according to the latest Nielsen poll published in July 2016. The poll, published in Fairfax newspapers, found nearly 60% of people support same-sex marriage, with 37 per cent against.
Scott Morrison expects the fight for marriage equality in Australia to come to a permanent end if a nationwide vote on the issue fails.
Pope Francis has said that Christians owe apologies to gays and others who have been offended or exploited by the church, remarks that some Catholics hailed as a breakthrough in the church's tone toward homosexuality.
Labor vows to ditch the ridiculously expensive plebiscite! Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised legalising same-sex marriage would be the Labor government's first priority in Parliament, while stepping up warnings over Coalition cuts to Medicare and suggesting a 15% GST could be back on the table.
50 people were targeted and killed in a busy gay club called Pulse in Florida –Orlando a space that is a precious, essential sanctuary for many. Barack Obama on Sunday condemned it an “act of terror and an act of hate”, after a gunman stormed the gay nightclub. Photo taken at a night called Twisted Tuesday, hosted by Pulse.
This awful online ad is perpetuating one of the worst and totally untrue myths about transgender people. As the battle over trans rights in America continues, a group of Texas Republicans have released a deeply transphobic ad calling for people to boycott Target because of their progressive bathroom policy.