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love island australia phoebe and cassie

Channel Nine’s Love Island Australia got its first ever same-sex coupling on Monday night. The dating show, which is currently in its second Australian season, sees young singles couple up in a Fiji villa. And last night Phoebe Thompson and Cassie Lansdell coupled up, in a first for the show. Last week, the pair discussed …

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national coming out day

Today is National Coming Out Day, a celebratory day marked every October 11 for more than 30 years. To “come out” to someone is to tell them you’re LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex or queer), and it can be a scary thing. You never know how someone could react to the information you want …

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lesbian woman banned from aged care volunteering discrimination royal commission

An 84-year-old lesbian aged care volunteer was left “devastated” after she was told she couldn’t visit residents due to her sexuality. The woman, known as Malloy, said she was “horrified” when reprimanded by the facility where she had regularly volunteered. This week, she told the Australian Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety she …

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aspen gay ski week snowscene

Aspen Gay Ski Week is the oldest annual, week-long gay ski event in the US. A model for other gay ski weeks, it offers a unique vacation experience in the scenic and historic mountain town of Aspen, Colorado. Snowscene organise trips to Ski Week for everyone from snow virgins to seasoned enthusiasts. Visitors to Aspen …

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extinction rebellion climate change action protests same-sex couple wedding

A lesbian couple have staged a unique marriage ceremony in the middle of an Extinction Rebellion protest in London. Activists Tamsin Omond and partner Melissa tied the knot – unofficially – on Westminster Bridge after the climate change protest blocked it off to traffic. The crowed cheered on the couple as they exchanged their vows …

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girl's guide to world war dr lilian cooper josephine bedford

The new Australian musical A Girl’s Guide to World War opens in Caloundra this weekend. The musical tells the story of Brisbane’s ‘first lady doctor’ and her life partner Miss Josephine Bedford. It focuses on the eventful year of 1916 when the Brisbane women worked in a women-operated field hospital on the front lines of …

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international lesbian day historical march

International Lesbian Day, held on October 8, is a day for lesbians the world over to come together to celebrate lesbian herstory, diversity and culture. The day is recognised annually and is a great opportunity for women, families and friends to come together, connect, celebrate and raise awareness about the importance of community. We don’t …

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Mojo Juju Native Tongue Aria Nominated Indigenous Filipino

ARIA-nominated Mojo Juju returns to Queensland in November with her Native Tongue concert. QN Magazine caught up with Mojo in advance of the show. In Native Tongue, Mojo Juju contemplates her mother’s Indigenous heritage, her father’s experience as a Filipino immigrant and her own place in the cultural landscape of modern Australia. “I was fed …

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ali brigginshaw israel folau

Ali Brigginshaw, captain of the Bronco’s NRLW team, Friday defended Israel Folau’s right to return to the game. Ali, openly in a relationship with long-term partner Kate Daly, nevertheless expressed her disappointment with Folau’s social media postings. The Bronco’s NRLW captain spoke about Folau on Hit105’s Stav, Abby and Matt. “It’s his opinion. I just …

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greens nsw transgender feminist transphobic sally rugg

The NSW Greens have apologised after their member newsletter featured a “transphobic” article claiming the “transactivist agenda” leads to “negative consequences” for women. The party published the article by Marrickville Greens member Margot Oliver in a recent edition of internal newsletter Greenmail. In it, Oliver questions the legitimacy of the “transactivist agenda” and claims the …

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