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Victorian senior high school students sitting their major exams can now identify as having an “undefined gender” on the exam forms. The personal details forms this year issued by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority allow students sitting their VCE and VCAL exams to specify whether they are male (M), female (F) or “gender X” …

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The Victorian Government has announced an address for the state’s new Pride Centre. The centre will be based at 79-81 Fitzroy Street in St Kilda, a location decided after consultation with the LGBTI community and situated on the route of the state’s annual Midsumma Pride March. The St Kilda site was vacant and was offered …

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A gay couple got engaged on stage at Adele’s last Australian concert in Melbourne on Sunday night. The superstar singer first invited one of the men, Chris, on stage after she spotted him crying during her opening song “Hello”. But when his partner Wade joined him on stage, Wade got down on one knee to …

The brother of the man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Melbourne’s Bourke Street has broken his silence about the tragedy. Dimitrious “Jimmy” Gargasoulas, who is accused by police of killing five pedestrians in the January 20 car rampage, also allegedly stabbed his younger brother Angelo (pictured, right). In an interview with Seven News, the …

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The Victorian government’s legislation allowing same-sex couples to adopt children takes effect from today. “The commencement of the Adoption Amendment Act today is testament to the advocacy, patience and hard work of many Victorian rainbow families,” Rainbow Families Council co-convenor Felicity Marlowe said on Thursday. “Adoption equality will mean hundreds of Victorian children will be …

New Equality Minister Martin Foley has wasted no time in ensuring gay couples will be allowed to adopt children in Victoria. Just hours after being sworn in as part of the new Andrews government, Mr Foley promised to expeditiously amend adoption laws in order to bring Victoria into line with New South Wales, Western Australia, …

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