Grieving partner pays tribute to café manager killed during Sydney siege 1
1:06 PM — A man has paid tribute to his life partner Tori Johnson, who was killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney.
16th December 2014
Café manager shot dead in Sydney siege hailed as hero 58
12:41 PM — The parents of the 34-year-old Lindt café manager who was taken hostage and killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney have paid tribute to their son.
11th December 2014
Australia gets its first openly gay Chief Minister 1
12:14 PM — An Australian Labor Party politician has become the country's first openly gay government leader.
7th December 2014
Australia: Same-sex couples who had marriages voided mark 1-year anniversary 4
5:52 PM — 31 same-sex Australian couples are marking one year since the government annulled their marriages.
1st December 2014
Australian PM refuses to back free vote on same-sex marriage bill 23
5:37 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has refused to back a free vote for MPs on an upcoming same-sex marriage bill.
28th November 2014
Gay asylum seekers fear arrest for reporting rape in Papua New Guinea 2
11:38 AM — Gay asylum seekers to Australia fear reporting rape in case they are arrested for homosexuality.
26th November 2014
Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Australia 4
10:34 AM — A bill to allow same-sex couples to marry has been introduced in Australia by a Liberal Democrat Senator.
25th November 2014
Australian politician to introduce same-sex marriage bill 14
5:29 PM — Senator David Leyonhjelm is expected to bring a bill before Australia’s upper house on Wednesday that could pave the way for same-sex marriage in the country.
23rd November 2014
Accommodation website Airbnb removes listing that banned gay couples 1
11:52 AM — Short stay accommodation website Airbnb has agreed to remove a listing that banned gay couples.
19th November 2014
Australia: Councillor trying to ban ‘promotion’ of homosexuality 14
6:17 PM — A councillor in Australia is attempting to put a ban on the 'promotion' of homosexuality.
9th November 2014
Australia’s 60ft condom, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Boxer Anthony Mundine: Being gay is your choice, but don’t put it on TV 47
12:07 PM — Australian boxer Anthony Mundine has defended his claim that "God made ADAM & EVE not Adam & Steve".
7th November 2014
Giant pink condom put on 157-year-old statue in Sydney 12
10:55 AM — A giant pink condom has been placed on top of an obelisk in Sydney.
1st November 2014
Funeral held for transgender woman murdered by husband in Australia 4
5:41 PM — An Indonesian transgender woman who was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own husband has finally been laid to rest.
Gay rights activist named ‘Australian of the year’ in Tasmania 6
2:37 PM — An activist for Australian Marriage Equality has been named as Tasmania's Australian of the year.
27th October 2014
Australian newspaper makes second apology attempt after calling murdered trans woman ‘she-male’ 9
11:21 AM — A newspaper in Australia which came under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as “she-male” has once again attempted to apologise.
25th October 2014
Australian opposition leader tells Christian anti-gay group: I believe in God and equal marriage 19
12:06 PM — Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten has challenged a Christian group that fights against equal marriage - while addressing its own conference.
17th October 2014
Australia: Bisexual singer Missy Higgins defends journalist who compared gays to paedophiles 17
3:49 PM — Bisexual singer Missy Higgins has defended a journalist who has come under fire after comparing gay people to paedophiles on a news show.
16th October 2014
Australian journalist apologises for ‘lousy analogy’ after comparing gays to paedophiles 21
4:00 PM — Australian journalist Mia Freedman has come under fire after comparing gays to paedophiles on a news program.
Australia: New South Wales passes legislation to expunge historical gay sex convictions 9
11:06 AM — Legislation to extinguish convictions for homosexual offences has passed in the New South Wales parliament.