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Northern Territory MP Chansey Paech has this week become the country’s first openly gay indigenous speaker of an Australian parliament. Paech (pictured right), the Member for Namatjira, won his seat …

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The Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council and Rainbow Territory have joined several other community organisations to reject the Morrison Government’s religious discrimination bill. In a joint statement, the groups …

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The Northern Territory parliament has passed historic legislation fully decriminalising sex work. NT Attorney-General Natasha Fyles said being a sex worker was a recognised profession in the NT. However, sex …

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LGBTIQ advocacy group Rainbow Territory are calling for the repeal of a law allowing religious schools to discriminate on the basis of sexuality. The NT’s Anti-Discrimination Act states a religious …

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Darwin Pride has responded to criticism of the city’s new “rainbow roundabout” installed for this year’s pride celebrations. The rainbow roundabout is located at the corner of Daly Street and …

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The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) recently lashed out at community drag story times. They claimed the “adult entertainment” events will make cis kids think they are trans. Drag story times …

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LGBTIQ advocacy group Rainbow Territory has called for the Northern Territory government to urgently progress anti-discrimination law reform after recent allegations of racial segregation in Alice Springs. Last week ABC …

Tributes have flowed for a US actor, writer and LGBTI activist who died last week while on a hike in central Australia. Matt Palazzolo, 33, is believed to have suffered …

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Australia’s first openly gay indigenous politician Chansey Paech used his maiden speech at the opening of the new Northern Territory parliament to share his pride as the face of diversity …

Performers and artists will converge on the Red Centre this week for the Alice Springs Pride Carnivale September 1st-3rd. The festival gets under way on Thursday, the first day of …