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“Looking Back Now, I Should’ve Called It Out Earlier.”

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard talks to politician and former Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Tanya Plibersek, in the third episode of her new podcast series with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London.

The Iconic IKEA Bag Is Overflowing With Pride

The KVANTING bag, in support of the LGBT+ community features six colourful stripes, the international symbol for LGBT+ pride is now available nation-wide at IKEA stores.
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Archive »Celebs

Do Openly Gay Public Figures Like Ian Thorpe Matter? They Sure Do

"Australian Lesbian and Gay Life Stories" are interviewing 60 gay and lesbian people across Australia in order to investigate what it has been like to live a LGBT life at a time when social attitudes towards homosexuality have shifted significantly.

Fictional Characters Which I Definitely Had A Crush On

There are certain little memories/ lost feelings that do suddenly come back and actually make a whole load of sense when it finally dawns on you that you are in fact a lesbian
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Archive »Film

Disobedience: New Film Shines A Light On LGBT+ Lives In Orthodox Jewish World

Disobedience is a timely film. For many years, Orthodox Jewish communities have avoided or deferred conversations about their LBGT+ members.

Give Us Better Lesbians, Please, And Screens To Watch Them On

The 2015 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on what might have changed since the 1990s with regard to lesbian representation in cinema and to consider more broadly the role played by queer film festivals.
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Archive »TV

Return Of ‘The L Word’: Representing Lesbian Desire On Screen In A New Era

LGBT social media networks were recently buzzing with news that a reboot of The L Word, the lesbian drama that ran for six series between 2004-09, is in the works at Showtime.

Game Of Thrones: Dangerous World Where LGBTQ Characters Die Young Or Rot In Jail

This show will be screened in countries where homosexuality is illegal, where women’s sexual choices are controlled and where trans identities are violently subjugated.
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Archive »Events

Dykes On Bikes And The Long Road To Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is the most attended event. The Parade see hundreds of thousands flocking to Sydney’s Oxford Street for a mix of politics, revealing costumes, buffed bodies, flamboyance and celebration.

National Elder Abuse Conference To Host Australian-First Exhibition Of LGBTI Elder Portraits And Stories

The exhibition features portraits of seven older Australians who identify as LGBTI, expressing their thoughts and feelings about finding a ‘sense of place’ in a world where ‘different’ bodies, relationships and sexualities are often misunderstood and disrespected.
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Archive »Book Club

Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid’s Tale Feels Real In 2019, But The Solution Won’t Come From Novels

The crimson cloaks and white bonnets of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian feminist classic The Handmaid’s Tale have become a distinctive feature of Trump’s America.

Be A Lesbian For A Year If You Must – But What About Lesbians For Life?

Brooke Hemphill’s book is a casually written autobiography, taking the reader through her dating history, including relationships with women.
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Archive »Advice

Coming Out At Work Is Not A One-Off Event

Even those who feel comfortable about their sexual orientation or gender identity need to assess this decision carefully because discrimination against LGBTIQ+ workers still prevails in some workplaces.

How Being A Gay Man Or Lesbian Impacts On Your Earning Power

In the extensively-studied area of how different demographic groups fare in the labour market, the size of the gender pay gap and its causes has tended to dominate.
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Archive »Culture

Strapped, Packed And Taking The Stage: Australia’s New Drag Kings

Drag kings became a significant part of lesbian and queer women’s lives globally from the late 1980s. Events featuring drag king performances were an important part of queer culture.

Sappho, A Poet In Fragments

With a mere two complete poems extant from nine books of verse, much is left to the imagination in the reconstruction of the output (and life) of this most mysterious of ancient poets.
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Archive »Lifestyle

Why Women Who Choose Not To Have Kids Are Given Such A Hard Time

Selfish, damaged, cold-hearted, shallow, overeducated and greedy. Women who choose not to have children are often labelled in these ways by everyone from the Pope to their co-workers.

The Qur’an, The Bible And Homosexuality In Islam

Neither the Bible nor the Qur’an (Koran) has a lot to say about homosexuality, and what they do say relates only indirectly to contemporary discussions about gay rights and same-sex marriage.
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