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Today is National Coming Out Day, a celebratory day marked every October 11 for more than 30 years. To “come out” to someone is to tell them you’re LGBTIQ (lesbian, …

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Today is World Homelessness Day (October 10), a day to spotlight the issue of homelessness in our community. Today, an estimated 116,000 Australians, and 20,000 in Queensland, will sleep rough, …

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International Lesbian Day, held on October 8, is a day for lesbians the world over to come together to celebrate lesbian herstory, diversity and also culture. International Lesbian Day 2020 …

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A US study has found that Uber and other rideshare app users who appear LGBTIQ are cancelled on by drivers more frequently than other passengers. The researchers looked at bias …

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Mattel has launched a new line of gender-nonconforming dolls designed to “keep labels out and invite everyone in”. Unlike Mattel’s Barbie and Ken, the new “Creatable World” line of dolls …

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Former Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas has hit out at a UK tabloid reporter who disclosed his HIV status to his parents before he did. The former Wales captain, who …

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Israel Folau will be a keynote speaker at an upcoming Australian Christian Lobby conference next month. The ACL have announced the former rugby star will address the group’s Sydney conference …

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A NASA astronaut’s ex-wife has accused her of identity theft while in orbit on the International Space Station, which could be the first crime in space. Anne McClain and her …