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‘MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING’ FOR THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BARD’S DEATH

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Photo: Francois Clement Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s visit to Noosa this month has been met with protests from a large group of local LGBT activists advocating for marriage equality. Promoted as “The Noosa Love Parade”, the substantial group met at Noosa Woods and marched towards the holiday destination’s famed Hastings St where Mr Abbott was …

Gay men who take a daily does of Truvada as part of  a PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) treatment program are 86% less likely to contract HIV according to a new study released in the UK this month.   PrEP involves HIV negative people taking a daily tablet (Truvada) that contains drugs commonly used to treat HIV …

The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Newly sworn in Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the amendments made by the previous government. In June 2012, the former Newman Government downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”, and took away the …

Whitsundays An Attractive Gay Welcoming Destination | Whitsundays

Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia(GALTA) is working closely with tourism operators in the Whitsundays. Need a break? Then you need to look no further than the sunny climes and beautiful beaches of the Whitsundays. GALTA  members and directors travelled from all over Australia to attend its annual general meeting in Airlie Beach this month. While …

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Taipei this month in the name of marriage equality. The protesters attached 112 padlocks to the gates of the nation’s parliament – one for each elected lawmaker. Each legislator was also sent a key and invited to unlock their padlock at the rally to show their …

Good news for transgender youth – a recently published Dutch study has shown that the use of puberty blockers is a very positive step. Puberty blockers are drugs which suppress the release of sex hormones at the onset of puberty, and this stops the irreversible physical changes that come with puberty – facial hair, voice …

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