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WorldPride 2023 in Sydney occurs on the fiftieth anniversary of a momentous year of Gay Liberation in Australia. The first gay and lesbian rights organisations only emerged in the previous four years. However, by 1973, Australia’s gay liberationists by outing themselves, protesting and lobbying were able to garner public support from church leaders, the media, …

Tom Daley

Diving great Tom Daley will campaign for gay rights when he competes at next month’s World Series in Russia. Daley, who combined with Dan Goodfellow to win gold at the Games on the Gold Coast, has called on the Commonwealth Games Federation to do more to pressure those nations where homosexuality remains illegal. Thirty-six of …

gay rights 12 yo writes about his sister

A 12-year-old’s touching essay about his older sister and gay rights that he wrote for his English class has warmed hearts online. “Have you ever thought about gay rights? Gay rights are important because they are like every other person in the world,” 12-year-old Evan wrote. “It doesn’t matter if you like the same gender, …