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Lesbian Inc community grants

Lesbians Inc offers community groups the opportunity to receive funding for lesbian-friendly activities in their latest round of grants. As a result of fundraising and investments, the organisation can offer grants of up to $1,000 each for projects that benefit the lesbian community. Originally intended to fund a safe lesbian space in Sydney, the group …

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Senator Nita Green

Newly elected Senator Nita Green today issued a statement on her election to the Federal Senate. “I am incredibly honoured to be elected as a Senator for Queensland,” she said. Nita defined her role as “representing all Queenslanders, especially those who live outside the South East corner.” Last year, she moved to Cairns with her …

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high court sperm donor

The High Court today reaffirmed an earlier court decision in favour of a sperm donor. It ruled that a child conceived in 2006 must remain in Australia. The decision overturns an appeal won by the child’s mother and her wife. The man, known in court as Robert, donated sperm to his friend under the belief …

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homophobic attack

One of the women bashed in a homophobic attack on a London bus last week, called on the community to oppose all anti-LGBTIQ crimes. The victim, known only as Chris, made the call in an opinion piece in The Guardian. Also, she challenged readers to care about all homophobia and transphobia. In response to Chris …

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lgbtiq rights in india Dr Arundhati Katju Dr Menaka Guruswamy India

Time Magazine today hailed Dr Arundhati Katju and Dr Menaka Guruswamy as amongst the 100 most influential people in the world. Last year, the two lawyers spearheaded the historic legal battle for LGBTIQ rights in India. Their efforts finally saw Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code overturned. Section 377 Section 377, a hangover from …

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frozen 2 elsa disney lesbian

Is Elsa a lesbian, or is she not? Back in 2018 various media reported “reliable sources’ stated that Frozen 2 would see Elsa ice-skate out of her chilly closet. Disney, of course, say nothing. However, both official trailers released for the film this year offer tantalising hints. Disney based the character of Elsa on the …

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Your wedding day is your special day — probably the most important day in your and your partner’s life. Here in this wedding feature are some great hints for personalising your wedding to make it all about you. We’ve rounded up three great businesses with wonderful ideas for your day. N Gentry Chalkboard, The Paper …

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Drummond Street servcies mental health services queerspace

More than half of the LGBTIQ community access mental health services according to new research by Melbourne’s Drummond Street Services. Markedly, cis women and trans people show up as most likely to access help. The Queerspace Survey Results 2019 show some concerning findings and a need for more research into different cohorts of the LGBTIQ …

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erin phillips washington dc pride parade gun scare capital pride

Australian AFLW and WNBA star Erin Phillips said she fled in “complete fear” after being caught up in a panic at a pride parade in Washington DC. A man threatened another person with a BB gun during the annual Capital Pride parade on Saturday US time. The incident caused a panic that sent hundreds of …

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2019 jamie gardiner anna brown ivan hinton-teoh

The 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list sees awards for a number of prominent campaigners during the marriage equality survey. They include long-time LGBTIQ advocate Jamie Gardiner, co-founder of just.equal Ivan Hinton-Teoh and Equality Australia chief executive Anna Brown. Jamie Gardiner The awards give well deserved recognition to long-time human rights activist Jamie Gardiner for service …

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