Health Queer News

New Australian App to Combat Homophobia, Depression and Bullying Called Headspace

Star Observer reports: Youth mental health foundation headspace has declared war on homophobia, bullying and depression with a new smart phone app that encourages young Australians take on the three big issues from the privacy of their own phone. It’s part of The Fifth Army campaign, in partnership with retail clothing company Cotton On, launched on Wednesday […]

Queer News

Entire Australian School Signs Pledge Against Saying ‘That’s So Gay’

No gay kids at this school are going to get any purple nurples!   gaystarnews.com reports:  A South Australian state high school has marked Wear It Purple Day, Australia’s national day supporting LGBT youth, by its entire student body signing a pledge to not use the word in a derogatory manner going forward. Over 800 students […]

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Australian Rugby Player David Pocock Speaks Out for Marriage Equality: Video

‘How can we be challenging homophobia when we’re saying, ‘You’re equal to me but you’re separate”   We’ll take David Pocock on our team any day! Rugby star David Pocock faced off against retired tennis champion John Fitzgerald over the issue of gay marriage on Australian television this week with Pocock speaking passionately in support […]

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Watch: Australian Marriage Equality Ad Quickly Debunks Anti-Equality Arguments: Video

A new ad from the Australian Marriage Equality campaign highlights several of the typical arguments made against same-sex marriage, including procreation, “religious freedom,” defending the institution of marriage, and settling for civil unions. As people across the world continue to become acquainted with the lives and families of same-sex couples, ads like this will become artifacts from […]

Music

Wil Sabin’s “Wear Me Out” Official Music Video: Both Masculine and Feminine Simultaneously?

Out Australian  Wil Sabin realease”Wear Me Out.” Sex and cheese sells and I’m not talking about swiss or cheddar. Just as an anthropological point of view it’s fun to watch this video that is a sort of yin and yang of masculinity and femininity. This fills the parameters for club music but outside the club it might […]

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Australian Marriage Advocates Use ‘Ice Cream Truck of Love’ to Sweeten Public Opinion on Equality

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Australian Marriage Advocates add one important topic, marriage equality. Mmm, equality never tasted so good.   Think Progress reports:  LGBT advocates in Australia are hoping to raise awareness and “sweeten public opinion” for marriage equality with the Ice Cream Truck of Love, which will be traveling the country […]