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A teacher who says she was sacked from a Sydney religious school for her sexuality has opened up about the “devastating” experience. Karen Pack worked at Morling College, a Baptist education institution in Sydney, for two years. However after telling work colleagues about her engagement to longtime partner Bronte Scott last year, Karen says she …

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Australian tennis champ Sam Stosur has shared the backstory behind her late-night decision to go public with her relationship with long-time partner Liz Astling in 2019. Stosur (above right) spoke with journalist Neroli Meadows on sports podcast Ordineroli Speaking about coming out after the 2019 Newcombe Medal tennis awards. That night, Stosur acknowledged Liz in …

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Actress Ruby Rose has recalled a brutal homophobic attack by her schoolmates that left her hospitalised as a young teenager. Ruby shared with the Guardian the physical and verbal bullying she suffered at school after coming out at a young age. At the time, Rose was living with her single mum Katia in Australia. She …

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Kate Winslet said she sadly knows of gay actors in Hollywood hiding their sexuality out of fear they won’t get cast in straight roles. The actress revealed she knows at least four actors who are fearful of coming out in part due to persistent stigma in the film industry. “I cannot tell you the number …

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Twenty years ago this week, the world’s first same-sex marriage legislation officially came into effect in the Netherlands. The country’s House of Representatives passed the same-sex marriage bill 109 votes to 33 on September 12, 2000. The Senate followed suit a few months later. The landmark marriage laws granted same-sex couples the same legal rights …

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A Sydney lesbian couple has been arrested for allegedly committing three armed robberies in one night while armed with an axe, a hammer, and knives. Police arrested and charged Eleanor Ashford, 23, and Sarah Canceri, 23, with stealing money and cigarettes from three different gas stations in the Sydney area over a two-hour period last …

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Phyllis Papps and Francesca Curtis are many things. Researchers. Writers. Ultra-feminists. Partners. They’re also the first lesbian couple to come out on Australian television, fifty years ago. The two women appeared together on ABC current affairs program This Day Tonight in October 1970. Over five decades later, Phyllis and Francesca are still together and live …

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My First Summer, a new home-grown queer coming-of-age drama, has arrived on Australian streaming service Stan this week. In the film, 16-year-old Claudia has grown up in complete isolation with her unpredictable mother in their remote country home miles from the nearest town. After her mother dies by suicide, grief-stricken Claudia is left to survive …

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Jodie Foster has won her fourth Golden Globe Award, and thrilled queer viewers by serving serious lesbian energy during her acceptance speech. Jodie won Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in legal drama The Mauritanian at the 78th Golden Globes ceremony. Due to the pandemic, the winners accepted their awards virtually. …

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Children with same-sex parents outperform other children on multiple indicators of academic achievement, new research has found. University of Melbourne and University of Queensland researchers analysed data from Dutch population registers for the study, published in journal Demography. They found children of same-sex-parents scored higher on national standardised tests than those in different-sex-parented families. The …

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