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11 September 2012Australian amateur gay footballer comes out and starts pro-gay petition 4 Aussie Rules player Jason Ball has begun a campaign on Change.org to have a ‘No to Homophobia ad’ aired during the AFL Grand Final.
11 September 2012Australian PM supports bid to host 2014 gay rugby world cup 13 Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard has officially given her backing to a bid for the country to host the next Bingham Cup.
10 September 2012Australia: Archbishop backs anti-gay ‘smoking’ comments of Christian leader 61 The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Peter Jensen is supporting comments made by the head of the Australian Christian Jim Wallace, who last week suggested that a gay “lifestyle” is more hazardous to health than smoking.
10 September 2012Australia: Priest hopeful for a “more inclusive Christianity” including marriage equality 12 An Australian priest has spoken out saying that he is hopeful that he will one day be able to bless same-sex marriages, and will speak at a church council in the hopes of starting things off.
6 September 2012Australian PM cancels speech over Christian gay ‘smoking’ row 23 Prime Minister Julia Gillard has pulled out from attending a Christian lobby conference after its head suggested smoking was healthier than an LGBT lifestyle.
5 September 2012Sydney: Christian doctor banned for prescribing chemical castration ‘gay cure’ to teen 58 An Australian doctor and member of a conservative Christian sect has been banned from practicing medicine after he prescribed a teenager a chemical castration drug for use as a ‘gay cure’.
5 September 2012Australian Christian lobbyist: Gays shouldn’t be allowed to marry because they are more likely to smoke 62 The head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) appears to have come up with a whole new reason for why Australia should be against equal marriage.
30 August 2012Tasmania: equal marriage bill passes in first stage of parliament 20 Tasmanian advocators of equal marriage celebrated today, as a bill to legalise same-sex marriage was passed in the first chamber of parliament.
28 August 2012Australian Football league launches major anti-homophobia drive 6 The Australian Football League (AFL) has "declared war" on homophobia in a new initiative.
22 August 2012Australian rugby player speaks out for marriage equality on television 9 Australian rugby player David Pocock has pledged that he and his girlfriend will not marry until marriage equality is legalised in Australia.
20 August 2012Australian Greens concerned over too-early vote on marriage equality bill 11 The Australian Green Party have voiced their concerns over the government attempting to bring an early vote on the marriage equality bill in an attempt to clear it off the political agenda.
12 August 2012Gay Olympic hero Matthew Mitcham decides not to retire from diving 12 Despite a shock exit from the 10m platform semi-final yesterday, Matthew Mitcham, one of the very few openly gay Olympians says that he has decided not to retire from sport after the London 2012 Olympics.
11 August 2012Gay Olympic hero Matthew Mitcham fails to join Tom Daley in diving final 24 Australian reigning Olympic 10m platform diving champion Matthew Mitcham has narrowly missed out on a place in tonight's Olympic final.
10 August 2012Gay diver Matthew Mitcham joins Tom Daley in Olympic semi-final 10 Australian reigning Olympic 10m platform diving champion Matthew Mitcham has secured a place in the tomorrow's semi-final.
10 August 2012Journalism student uncovers ‘transphobic and homophobic culture’ at major Australian newspaper 8 A journailsm student at the University of Melboune has exposed what she described as a "sexist, transphobic and homophobic culture" at the Herald Sun, one of the country's biggest newspapers.
10 August 2012Mass rallies in support of marriage equality to take place across Australia this weekend 5 Mass rallies are taking place in eight Australian cities this weekend to mark the eight-year anniversary of the country's ban on marriage equality.
10 August 2012Gay Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham declares he’ll dive naked if he wins Gold 47 Australian Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham has decalred that he'll dive naked if he wins another Gold medal.
10 August 2012Australian minister says Christians against marriage equality are not being discriminatory 72 The leader of Australia's Presbyterian Church has said that followers of Christianity are not being discriminatory in their belief that the definition of marriage should apply to opposite sex couples only.
8 August 2012Australia: Former Olympic trampolinist reveals he is HIV positive 5 A gay former Olympic athlete from Australia has come out as HIV positive after seeing an interview with the diver Greg Louganis.
8 August 2012Matthew Mitcham ‘most influential Australian Olympian on Twitter’ 11 Openly gay gold medal-winning diver Matthew Mitcham is the most influential athlete on the Australian team at this year's London Olympics, according to a PR firm in his home country.