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domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence takes many forms, which can include psychological manipulation. Perpetrators attempt to pull the strings — manipulating their partners to gain power and control. A partner who is using manipulation as a form of control can cause you to doubt yourself, often to a point where you no longer trust your own …

gay & lesbian capital

An analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data by ABC journalist and digital producer Markus Mannheim shows Australia’s gay and lesbian capital is not Sydney but Canberra. Statistically, same-sex couples are 50% more common in Canberra, with lesbian couples rating even higher at 65%. Despite the higher ratio of same-sex couples in Canberra, the …

taiwan pride

Up to 200,000 people joined Taiwan Pride celebrations yesterday. Organisers said people came to Taipei from all over Asia. It was the first Pride march since the island became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage in May this year. The change to the law came after activist Chi Chia-wei and the Taipei …

supernaut bisexual anthem

Supernaut’s 1976 hit I Like It Both Ways seemed doomed for oblivion when Australian radio stations banned it. The Women’s Weekly attributed the ban to ‘bad lyrical content’. However, Supernaut possessed a secret weapon – their producer Molly Meldrum. Molly played the song on Countdown and it became a hit and a bisexual anthem. Scroll down …

ask granny

Granny answers reader’s questions, gives advice and offers must-have lifestyle tips. If you have a pressing matter that requires resolution email Ask Granny. Unfaithful partner? Dear Granny, I’ve always thought my boyfriend and I had a great sex life. But this morning I walked into the bathroom and he was looking at porn on his …

international pronouns day

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and pronouns remain contentious issues in the general community and even sometimes in LGBTIQ communities. Indeed, some people struggle to keep up with the terminology. So on International Pronouns Day, here’s a crossword to help in understanding. Scroll down for crossword Humans, are now and always were, all the same, but …

olympic gold medallist kerron clement

Olympic Gold medallist Kerron Clement came out on National Coming Out Day. He made the announcement while celebrating the opening of the new rainbow flag-inspired Gilbert Baker running track at Los Angeles City College. Kerron told OUT Magazine he wanted freedom. “I was tired of loving in the dark. “I have been through what a …

lgbtiq anthems

The LGBTIQ communities always loved music – and some music loved them back. We’ve taken a stroll through over half a century of LGBTIQ anthems and favourites looking for the standouts. Here’s our top 35. See what you think. Over the Rainbow Judy Garland’s signature song found fans in the LGBTIQ communities for decades with …

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 …

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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