19th December 2014
Grieving partner pays tribute to café manager killed during Sydney siege 3
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.
Evangelical Alliance: Evangelicals are not ‘homophobic, judgmental women-haters’ 29
12:07 PM — Evangelical Christians have been caricatured into appearing as homophobic, a director of Evangelical Alliance has claimed.
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.
5th December 2014
Australia looks set to get its first out gay territory leader 3
11:31 AM — Australia looks set to have its first out gay territory leader, as the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Katy Gallagher, stepped down today.
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.
20th November 2014
Australian MP comes out as gay, makes case for equal marriage 7
3:17 PM — A senior Australian politician has come out as gay in a moving speech to MPs.
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.
18th November 2014
Male model Big Brother contestant: I was ashamed of my lesbian mother 16
1:34 PM — A Big Brother Australia contestant says he previously was ashamed of his mother due to her sexual orientation.
9th November 2014
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.
3rd November 2014
Australia: Preventing gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the ACT cost taxpayers over $800k 3
5:20 PM — The federal Government's succesful lawsuit against same-sex couples marrying in the ACT, has cost taxpayers over $800,000 (£435,000) in legal bills.
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.