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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 …

Dimitrious “Jimmy” Gargasoulas, the 26-year-old accused of mowing down pedestrians with his car in Melbourne’s Bourke Street, allegedly stabbed his brother earlier that day in what family have called a homophobic attack. Jimmy (pictured, left) is alleged to have stabbed his younger brother Angelo (pictured, right), after a violent argument erupted about his brother’s sexuality …

JOY Radio Station

Melbourne LGBTI radio station JOY 94.9 has defiantly said it “won’t be silenced” after staff were forced to evacuate its studios after receiving a bomb threat on Tuesday night. The radio station said they received a threatening email on Tuesday evening, and they remained on-air until their Melbourne headquarters were cleared by Victoria Police and …

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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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