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Don Dunstan: Australia’s greatest premier was also bisexual

Among other achievements, bisexual South Australian premier Don Dunstan headed the first Australian state government to decriminalise gay sex. Often heralded as South Australia’s most progressive leader, his reforms spread across the continent and left Australia much better for his contributions. The Bisexual Premier ⇓ The Pink Shorts ⇓⇓ The impact of the reforms implemented …

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Married at First Sight’s Jessika Power comes out as bisexual

Married at First Sight and Big Brother VIP star Jessika Power has opened up about her sexuality following her split with British boyfriend Connor Thompson.  The TV personality revealed she was bisexual in an intimate Instagram Q&A on Tuesday where fans were curious about her dating life after her split with Thompson in June.  “I …

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Bi Visibility Day 2023: Find Events and Celebrations Near You

Bi Visibility Day has been celebrated on 23 September since 1999, advocating for bi+ awareness and challenging bisexual erasure. Bi Visibility Day is an opportunity to celebrate diverse bi+ identities and listen to the voices of bi+ people. What is bisexuality? A person might identify as bisexual if they are attracted to more than one …

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Cara Delevingne ‘donates her orgasm to science’ in sex doco

Queer actress and model Cara Delevingne has “donated an orgasm to science” in a new British documentary series Planet Sex With Cara Delevingne. The six-part documentary series Planet Sex delves into the various ways sexuality is practised around the globe. Cara travels the world to get a better understanding of “gender, sexuality and our deepest …

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Missy Higgins talks bisexuality and dating first girlfriend on tour

Singer-songwriter Missy Higgins has opened up about her bisexuality and talked about her first same-sex relationship on a tour of America early on in her career. Higgins appears on tonight’s episode of ABC music program Take 5 with Zan Rowe. On the show, the singer discusses with host Zan Rowe five songs she loves around …

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Birthdays: Susan Sarandon, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Alan L Hart

Born on October 4: actor Susan Sarandon (1946), former Icelandic PM Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir (1942), and transgender pioneer Dr Alan L Hart (1890). Susan Sarandon Actor and activist Susan Sarandon has won so many awards there’s a Wikipedia page just for ‘Awards and nominations received by Susan Sarandon’. Her career includes movies, TV soaps, and the …

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Maria Thattil and girlfriend told they’re ‘too pretty’ to be lesbians

Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil has recalled the mortifying moment a drunk stranger interrupted her and her female partner’s date to suggest they were “too pretty” to be a lesbian couple. The bisexual beauty queen recalled the “offensive and rude interrogation” with a “middle-aged woman” who approached the two women after they kissed each other …

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Bisexual student flashes Mormon graduation ceremony

Faculty, students and parents gathered for a Brigham Young University event got more than they bargained for. Bisexual student Jillian Orr, determined to graduate as her authentic self, flashed the Mormon graduation ceremony with a forbidden rainbow flag. Utah‘s Mormon operated Brigham Young University prohibits same-sex relationships under its ‘Honor Code’. Jillian Orr worried the …

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LGBTIQ+ uni students more likely to suffer sexual assault and harassment

Australian universities must prioritise the safety of LGBTIQ+ students after shocking new survey findings, peak group LGBTIQ+ Health Australia said. Last year, the Social Research Centre surveyed 43,819 university students for the National Student Safety Survey. Results this week show one in six Australian university students had experienced sexual harassment since starting their degree. And …

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Doubling of Americans identifying as LGBT+ since 2012

Figures released by Gallup show a doubling of Americans identifying as LGBT+ since 2012. In 2021, 7.1% of Americans self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or something other than heterosexual. That compares with 3.5% in 2012. Gallup asks all Americans surveyed via telephone whether they identify as straight or heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. …

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