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Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Sides Come Out Swinging

A week has gone by since the same-sex marriage plebiscite was announced by the Australian Government and we are starting to see both the...
LGBTI Russia

LGBTI Activist Detained During St Petersburg Pride

A Russian LGBTI activist has been detained by police during a recent St Petersburg Pride event, leaving fellow activists concerned about their peer's safety. Anna Grabetskaya...
100 Men Trailer (Youtube)

Unique Kiwi Documentary “100 Men” Explores 40 Years of Gay History

A Kiwi film maker takes a look back at forty-years of gay history through a countdown of his most memorable partners and lovers, highlighting...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 17 - David Francis (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 17 – David...

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 21 - Eamon Mulgrew (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 21 – Eamon...

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 20 - Albert Betriciadu (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 20 – Albert...

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 1 - Jean Luc (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 1 – Jean...

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
Eamon Mulgrew (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Do You Have What...

A local Sydney photographer has come up with the challenge of shooting 30 males in 30 days as part of a new initiative to...
100 Men Trailer (Youtube)

Unique Kiwi Documentary “100 Men” Explores 40 Years of Gay History

A Kiwi film maker takes a look back at forty-years of gay history through a countdown of his most memorable partners and lovers, highlighting...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 21 - Eamon Mulgrew (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 21 – Eamon...

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
same-sex marriage plebiscite

Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Sides Come Out Swinging

A week has gone by since the same-sex marriage plebiscite was announced by the Australian Government and we are starting to see both the...
LGBTI Russia

LGBTI Activist Detained During St Petersburg Pride

A Russian LGBTI activist has been detained by police during a recent St Petersburg Pride event, leaving fellow activists concerned about their peer's safety. Anna Grabetskaya...
Grant Robertson, Jacinda Adern and ouisa Wall

Labour’s Rainbow Policy Pledge: To End HIV in New Zealand by...

The New Zealand Labour Party have declared their goal to end HIV in the country by 2025 at the launch of their 2017 Rainbow...
100 Men Trailer (Youtube)

Unique Kiwi Documentary “100 Men” Explores 40 Years of Gay History

A Kiwi film maker takes a look back at forty-years of gay history through a countdown of his most memorable partners and lovers, highlighting...
same-sex marriage plebiscite

Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Sides Come Out Swinging

A week has gone by since the same-sex marriage plebiscite was announced by the Australian Government and we are starting to see both the...

There’s Nothing To See Here: Australian Marriage Equality Stalemate

It's business as usual in the Liberal Party tonight as a meeting of members decided to keep the plebiscite policy intact and again present...
LGBTI Russia

LGBTI Activist Detained During St Petersburg Pride

A Russian LGBTI activist has been detained by police during a recent St Petersburg Pride event, leaving fellow activists concerned about their peer's safety. Anna Grabetskaya...
Caleb Gardiner

Vancouver Man Faces Legal Homophobic Discrimination When Seeking Accommodation

Questions are being raised about Canada's human rights following a Vancouver local being left shocked and concerned following a run-in with a homophobic landlord...

Eikōn Youtube of the Week: 100 Men

same-sex marriage plebiscite

Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Sides Come Out Swinging

A week has gone by since the same-sex marriage plebiscite was announced by the Australian Government and we are starting to see both the...
LGBTI Russia

LGBTI Activist Detained During St Petersburg Pride

A Russian LGBTI activist has been detained by police during a recent St Petersburg Pride event, leaving fellow activists concerned about their peer's safety. Anna Grabetskaya...
same-sex marriage plebiscite

Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Sides Come Out Swinging

A week has gone by since the same-sex marriage plebiscite was announced by the Australian Government and we are starting to see both the...
LGBTI Russia

LGBTI Activist Detained During St Petersburg Pride

A Russian LGBTI activist has been detained by police during a recent St Petersburg Pride event, leaving fellow activists concerned about their peer's safety. Anna Grabetskaya...
UNAIDS

UNAIDS Reports Record Spike in HIV Cases in South East Asian...

The United Nations have reported that one South East Asian nation is on the brink of a "national emergency," with a 140% jump in...
blood donation changes

Blood Donation No Sex Rule Reduced From 1 Year to 3...

The United Kingdom has today announced that gay men and men who have sex with men will be able to donate blood three months...
Jahed Choudhury

The United Kingdom Has Its First Same-Sex Muslim Wedding

Tying the Knot in Walsall, dressed in traditional Islamic wedding attire, two men have arguably become the first to have a same-sex Muslim wedding...
Church Of England Transgender

Transgender Renaming Ceremonies On The Cards For Church Of England?

In a bid to make transgender people feel more welcome within the Church of England, consideration will be made on whether or not to hold...
Rik Barnett in Hersonissos

48 hours in Hersonissos

In the next installment of my travel series, I was lucky enough to visit the seaside port of Hersonissos. Situated on the north edge of...

Coming-Out Made Me a Better Athlete – US Figure Skater

Aiming to represent the United States in the 2018 Olympics, figure skater Adam Rippon says that coming-out as gay helped him compete as an athlete. The...
Ending HIV

Real Kiwis Needed For New Ending HIV Campaign

An ambitious new campaign to end new HIV transmissions in New Zealand by the year 2025 is on the horizon, with plans to involve everyday...
LQD Founders Anthony McDonough and Chris Glebatsas (Supplied)

Australian Couple Break Through UK’s Lucrative Retail Skincare Market

A Melbourne couple that has developed an exclusive skincare range just for men has announced their products will now be available in the United...

Coming-Out Made Me a Better Athlete – US Figure Skater

Aiming to represent the United States in the 2018 Olympics, figure skater Adam Rippon says that coming-out as gay helped him compete as an athlete. The...
US Soccer

Outrage As US Soccer Team Dons Rainbow Jersey In Support Of...

The United States official soccer team has been at the forefront of criticism from a large number of fans following their donning of rainbow coloured...
Rela

Suspicious Shutdown of Lesbian Dating App in China

With over 6.5 Million users, the Chinese dating app Rela has been disabled and shut-down, leaving users both puzzled and frustrated. Established in 2012, Rela had claimed...
Grindr

You Will Never Guess Who Has Completely Bought-Out Grindr

The iconic gay dating app Grindr is now under the complete control of one shareholder and it's probably not who you would expect. Launched in 2009,...
Rik Barnett in Hersonissos

48 hours in Hersonissos

In the next installment of my travel series, I was lucky enough to visit the seaside port of Hersonissos. Situated on the north edge of...
World OutGames

2017 World OutGames On The Rocks

Just hours before opening ceremonies were scheduled to take place in Miami, the 2017 World OutGames have officially been cancelled, bar a handful of exceptions. With thousands...
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30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 21 - Eamon Mulgrew (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 21 – Eamon Mulgrew

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 20 - Albert Betriciadu (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 20 – Albert Betriciadu

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 19 - Evan Macquart (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 19 – Evan Macquart

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 18 - James Rydge (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 18 – James Rydge

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...
30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 17 - David Francis (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Day 17 – David Francis

30 Male Models in 30 Days is the brainchild of Sydney photographer Andrew Stubbersfield where he wanted to encourage more men in Sydney to...

Mr Gay World

Jaimie Deblieck - Mr Gay Belgium 2017 (Instagram)

Workplace Acceptance for the LGBTQI+ Community a Passion for Jaimie Deblieck

Inspired by his first ever pride parade, Belgium's delegate in the Mr. Gay Europe competition...
Mr Gay Europe 2017 Delegates

Stockholm Set To Host Mr Gay Europe Finale This Weekend

Delegates from across Europe are en route to Stockholm in Sweden for a week of...
Mr Gay Belgium 2017 Jaimie Deblieck (Instagram)

New Mr Gay Belgium Wants to Champion Workplace Rights for LGBTI People

An 18-year-old horticulture student has been elected the new Mr. Gay Belgium following a gala...

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