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Twelve days after making history in Western Australia’s first same-sex wedding, Perth woman Lyn Hawkins has tragically lost her battle with ovarian cancer. Lyn met longtime partner Anne Sedgwick in 1979 and a year later the couple shared a commitment ceremony. Last month, Lyn and Anne applied for an exemption to waive the required one …

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Prison

The former governor of a New South Wales prison has raised concerns about same-sex attracted inmates wanting to marry cellmates while in custody after the legalisation of same-sex marriage. In an opinion piece for the Daily Telegraph, former Grafton Correctional Centre boss John Heffernan said the decision to allow same-sex couples to marry created a …

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Gay couple

Are you wondering exactly what you need to do before you and your loved one finally get to your “I do’s”? You’re not alone.

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Heather and Cas Wedding

A Melbourne woman with terminal cancer has tied the knot with her same-sex partner at an emotional ceremony.

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Australian Same-Sex Wedding

Two couples have tied the knot on Saturday at the first two same-sex weddings held since marriage equality became law.

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Sandy Wert and Chris Symanski

Gay couples across Queensland have begun planning their weddings, the first of which are set to begin in early January.

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Marriage equality advocates have applauded changes to federal immigration laws allowing equal treatment for same-sex couples applying for partner visas. The Immigration Department announced on Saturday it had broadened the category of applicants for partner visas to include same-sex couples after marriage equality took effect that day. Under the changes, a person in a same-sex …

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