Mikey Wenske

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'No poofter drinks': Melbourne bar slammed on Facebook as 'absolutely disgusting' for its 'homophobic' menu

• <b>A Melbourne bar has come under fire from patrons after it erected a sign</b>• <b><br>Steve's House of Refreshment said 'no poofter drinks' on a pegboard menu</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

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20 Things to know before you go to Japan

This might seem like a very random post, mostly because it’s been such a long time since I visited Japan, but also because there are so many other …

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11 tips for your Japan trip | CNN Travel

Major U.S. companies go nuts for ‘gay’ rights

New York’s Empire State Building lit up in the rainbow to celebrate last month’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.<p>The “Wall Street wing” of …

Google apologises for removing gay bars from the search engine

Google has earned the ire of social media recently after the Shift Club, a Sydney gay bar, revealed that its Google Maps listing is being removed for …

In her absence her brother-in-law Peter Trinkle expressed his concern about the potential impact of the letter on their business.<p>Trinkle said the …

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Making gay marriage legal will not resolve inequality for gay couples

But University of Technology, Sydney law professor Jenni Millbank said that many states still excluded same-sex couples from adopting children and …

Proud lesbian teacher explains how she 'comes out every year' to students

A lesbian teacher – who attempted suicide after falling victim to homophobic bullies at school – has explained how she comes out every year to her …

ALP demands 'marriage equality', but it's possible to be equal but different

Much of the debate at the weekend ALP conference on the motion related to “marriage equality”. If only the issue of same-sex marriage was that simple …

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Five Reasons Every Straight Man Should Go Gay At Least Once Or Five Times

Straight men, take heed. You’re acting way more gay than ever before, and that’s OK. Marriage equality, having been baked into the constitution, …

Drag Queens Officially Banned From Gay Pride Event For Being “Offensive”

The PC police have landed and this time they have their sights set on drag queens.<p>Organizers of Free Pride Glasgow, which bills itself as the …

US president Barack Obama calls for gay rights in Africa, challenges Kenya on corruption - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

US president Barack Obama has called for gay rights in Africa during his landmark visit to Kenya, comparing homophobia to racial discrimination he …

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How the Media is Promoting Polyamory. The New “Marriage Equality”?

ABC News is mainstreaming the practice of polyamory — that is, group marriage — with a story titled, <i>Two Moms, One Dad, Two Babies Make One Big Happy</i> …

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State forbids pastors calling homosexuality ‘sinful’

The state of Kentucky has begun imposing a religious test on volunteer pastor counselors in its youth division, insisting that they refrain from …

Australia’s Top 20 Employers For LGBTI Employees 2015 Announced

<i>|</i> <i><br>From left to right: Michael Belmore, James Collins, Tanya Matthewson and Faris Cosic – Members Of PWC’s GLEE LGBTI Employee Group</i><p>PwC has been named …

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Americans Become More Accepting Of Gays Every Day, Study Suggests

<i>Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.</i><p><b>The Background</b><p>The rainbow-filled celebrations across the country following the Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage last month were a long …

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Furore over classrooms ‘promoting radical sexual experimentation’

Since Safe Schools Coalition Australia (SSCA) was launched, more than 360 Australian schools have signed up to the program, which provides training …

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I'm Gay But I Feel Like I Don't Belong in Our Community

So I wanted to preface this by saying that I really hope I don't come off sounding like a whiny ass because that is not my plan so please here me out …

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Bill Shorten Booed Over Asylum Seeker Policy Reference At ALP Conference

According to reports from the <b>Australian Labor Party</b>‘s first conference led by <b>Bill Shorten</b> in <b>Melbourne</b> today, boos were heard when Shorten mentioned …

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Sister of Australian prime minister campaigns for marriage

Lesbian Sydney City Councilmember <b>Christine Forster</b>‘s brother is Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (Photo courtesy of Christine Forster’s …

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Tim Farron apologises for tweet from his account suggesting gays can be 'cured'

New Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has been forced to apologise for a tweet issued from his Twitter account saying gay people can be 'cured' and comparing …

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South Korea takes down gay venue map website over 'moral values'

The LGBTI community in South Korea are furious after the government has taken down a website outlining the gay-friendly venues across the …

Same-sex couples' favoured suburbs

A desire to live close to city hot spots, restaurants and work are the reasons why the pair decided to call the tiny, city-fringe suburb sandwiched …

Same-Sex Couples