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bonds ad familyvoice australia

Homophobic Christian group FamilyVoice Australia has called on its supporters to complain to Bonds after an underwear ad featuring a gay couple went viral. The ad shows a real-life couple, Nicolas and Steve, passionately kissing against the kitchen counter wearing matching underwear. “It’s the little moments that make Christmas season so special,” the social media …

bonds gay kiss ad

A Bonds ad showing a real-life gay couple kissing has been applauded on social media, but sadly not everybody’s loving it. The ad shows the two shirtless men passionately kissing against a counter-top in matching underwear. “It’s the little moments that make Christmas season so special,” the caption reads. The photo was uploaded on the …

lady nursing a puppy for study saying dogs strengthen relationships

A new study has found two thirds of gay and bi couples who adopt dogs say their relationships are stronger as a result. The study by pet-sitting website Rover.com looked at pet dogs and their owners’ romantic relationships. It revealed 56% of the couples with dogs spent more time together. Participants also saw owning a …

gay couple sussex hill vigilante group

A British gay couple arrested after an online vigilante “paedophile hunters” group wrongly accused them say they’ve been “traumatised” by the false allegations. The couple, known only as Jordan and Ben, live south of London. The pair have spoken out after online vigilante group Yorkshire Child Protectors mistakenly targeted them. The bungled sting occurred when …

whitney houston robyn crawford relationship romance memoir a song for you

Whitney Houston’s close friend Robyn Crawford has opened up about the pair’s secret romance for the first time in a new memoir. In an extract from new memoir A Song for You: My Life With Whitney Houston published by People, Robyn address longtime speculation the pair were lovers. Robyn said the pair met as teenagers …

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Melbourne freelance photographer Mia Mala McDonald is seeking rainbow families from around the country who want to share their stories in a new photobook. Mia said the book, titled Once In A Lullaby, will feature around 40 intimate portraits and interviews with LGBTIQ couples with children nationwide. “This is a photographic project recording and celebrating …

TV chef Kylie Kwong and wife Nell

Australian TV chef and cookbook author Kylie Kwong has announced that she and partner Nell got married last weekend. “Introducing you all to my beautiful, extraordinary, courageous, inspiring life-partner, Nell!” Kwong tweeted on Wednesday. “We got married on Sunday and we are SOOOOOOO HAPPY!” Australian media personalities congratulated the happy couple after Kwong posted a …

Tasmania Ben Jago discrimination case

A gay man is crowdfunding to take the Tasmanian Government to court over discrimination he experienced after the death of his partner. Ben Jago’s partner of five years, Nathan Lunson, died by suicide in January 2015, and at the time Jago was told by Tasmania Police and the coroner’s office that he would not be …

queensland lgbtiq domestic violence

Abusive partners in LGBTIQ relationships often claim violent or disrespectful behaviour is normal. It is not. A healthy relationship is a healthy relationship regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion or hair colour. Unfortunately, sometimes previously healthy relationships deteriorate, and domestic and family violence enters the picture. QNews Magazine asked Krissi and Louise (pictured) …

President jair bolsonaro

Anxious same-sex couples in Brazil are rushing to get married before the inauguration of right-wing president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who has described himself as a “proud homophobe”. Bolsonaro has a long history of homophobic and misogynistic comments, including equating homosexuality to pedophilia and proclaiming he would rather his son die than be gay. As a result, …

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