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Thursday 02 October 2014

30th September 2014   International News
The US Supreme Court’s nine justices have met to discuss whether they should take up the issue of marriage equality. There are seven cases before the court, from Utah, Oklahoma,... Read more

29th September 2014   International News
Amnesty International is demanding the immediate repeal of a bylaw which allows a sentence of 100 lashes for gay or lesbian sex in Indonesia’s ultra-conservative Aceh province. The Aceh Islamic... Read more

24th September 2014   International News
A report released in the US to mark Bisexual Awareness Week says bisexual people are vulnerable to poverty, discrimination, and poor physical and mental health outcomes, and often at rates... Read more

24th September 2014   International News
A gay couple says a homophobic heckler took “a day of joy” away by shouting “go home faggots” and other abuse as they married in a California park. Oscar De... Read more

23rd September 2014   International News
A transgender teenager has co-written a children’s book which she hopes helps other trans youngsters. Florida 14-year-old Jazz Jennings hopes I Am Jazz helps transgender kids who are struggling. You... Read more

23rd September 2014   International News
A UCLA study says allowing gay and bisexual men to donate blood in the US could help save a massive number of lives. The US has a blanket ban on... Read more

23rd September 2014   International News
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has declared marriage equality is “inevitable” after inflexibly opposing it while in office. The revelation came in an interview she did with Channel Nine... Read more

22nd September 2014   International News
Australian marriage equality advocates believe the re-election of John Key will encourage supporters of same-sex marriage within the Australian Coalition. They point out Key allowed National MPs a conscience vote... Read more

17th September 2014   International News
Australia’s smallest territory, Norfolk Island, is moving to introduce marriage equality. Norfolk Island Assembly member Hayden Evans is today tabling a draft Bill that will allow same-sex couples from across... Read more

15th September 2014   International News
China: Student activists have petitioned 112 key universities urging them to incorporate equality on campus and curb discrimination against LGBT people. Their petition coincides with the annual nationwide Teachers’ Day... Read more