23 August 2011
Australian politician’s gay brother: comments are “dangerous” and “inappropriate”
The politician who once claimed there were no gays in North Queensland called for gay marriage to be "ridiculed".
22 August 2011
New Australian Party drops candidate for gay marriage question
Jason Somerville was told he was "not the type of person" wanted in the party after asking if he could hold personal views on marriage, adoption and surrogacy.
16 August 2011
Australian anti-gay marriage rally held as poll finds Christians support equality
Gay marriage opponents held a rally in Canberra today to condemn marriage equality.
11 August 2011
Australia’s first gay and lesbian retirement village to be built
Work on Australia's first gay, bisexual and lesbian retirement village is to begin next year.
9 August 2011
Lesbian Australian minister’s partner pregnant
A lesbian minister in Australia has announced that her partner is pregnant with their first child.
12 July 2011
Lady Gaga declared honorary citizen of Sydney for gay rights campaign
Lady Gaga was given the title of honorary citizen of Sydney last Tuesday for her support of gay rights.
11 July 2011
Australian MP challenges overseas gay marriage ban
A South Australian gay MP says he will challenge the country's ban on gay marriages abroad.
20 June 2011
First gay couple for Neighbours
Neighbours is to get its first gay male couple, reports say.
17 June 2011
Australian PM Julia Gillard faces gay marriage grilling
Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is to be pressed on her views on gay marriage when she hosts a dinner for three gay couples.
9 June 2011
Australian man killed gay housemate over sexual advances
An Australian man killed his gay housemate when the man made drunken sexual advances to him, a court has heard.
8 June 2011
Three out of four Australians believe gay marriage will soon be a reality
Three out of four Australians believe same-sex marriage will be made legal in their country, a poll showed Wednesday, prompting gay activists to renew their fight to be able to marry.
1 June 2011
Commonwealth secretary general speaks out against homophobia following Tatchell’s criticisms
The Commonwealth secretary-general, Kamalesh Sharma, has written an article in the Nairobi Star speaking out against homophobia.
1 June 2011
Brisbane gay safe sex campaign ads reinstated after uproar over their removal
A safe sex campaign for gay couples in Brisbane, Australia, has been reinstated after it became clear the majority of complaints that led to its removal yesterday were orchestrated by the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL).
31 May 2011
New website launched to further promote gay marriage equality in Australia
A newly launched Australian website, My Marriage Story is allowing LGBTI Australians to share stories and ideas about the promotion of marriage equality.
25 May 2011
Australian lesbian attempts to remove sperm donor from child’s birth certificate
An Australian lesbian whose former partner had a child with a sperm donor is fighting a legal battle to have his name removed from the child's birth certificate.
16 May 2011
Violence breaks out between Christians and gays in Australian city
Police had to intervene when a clash broke out at a gay rights rally in Adelaide, Australia, this weekend.
5 May 2011
Man charged over Australian army Facebook ‘gay hate’ page
A former member of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has been charged in connection with a Facebook page which allegedly outed gay soldiers.
13 April 2011
Australian Facebook group outed gay soldiers
The Australian Defence Force has been accused of failing to discipline soldiers who were involved in an online hate campaign against their gay colleagues.
8 April 2011
Australian politician denies homophobia towards gay MP
An Australian politician has denied that a 'queen' joke he made about a gay MP was homophobic.
1 April 2011
Australian Catholic school accidentally allows ‘gay cure’ seminar
A Catholic school in Australia accidentally allowed a 'gay cure' Christian group to use its premises for a seminar.