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Canberra, Dec 8 (JEN): It's a 'gay' time in Australia! With MP's voting overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriages, the country's LGBTQ population finally revelled in their new found freedom, donning rainbow clothes.

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How a former Kiwi lawmaker became a Japanese LGBTQ icon

Tokyo/Wellington, Nov 30 (JEN): Maurice Williamson is a former New Zealand Member of Parliament who gave a heartwarming speech about same sex marriage in 2013, but that is not why he&# ...

Australian Senate passes same-sex marriage bill

Canberra, Nov 29 (JEN): Same-sex marriage inched a step closer towards legalisation in Australia after the Senate passed it on Wednesday, reports said.

Australians vote in favour of same sex marriage

Canberra, Nov 15 (JEN): The LGBTQ community in Australia took to the streets in the capital to celebrate victory after citizens voted in favour of same sex marriage, reports said.

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Olivia Nuamah: Pride Toronto chief opens up on gender, racism and coming out

The director of one of Toronto's top calendar events, Pride Toronto, Olivia Nuamah wants to be treated like a white male heading a company. In an exclusive interview with IBNS Canada's Suman ...

US: Atlanta police shoot dead armed LGBT student activist

Atlanta, Sep 18 (JEN): Atlanta police shot dead an LGBT student activist, who disobeyed orders to put down a knife he was carrying, reports said.

Australia: Same sex marriage vote could hit a bump. Here's why:

Sydney, Sep 5 (JEN): Come Sep 12, Australians will take part in a vote to decide whether to legalise same sex marriages or not, but that could all come to an abrupt end.

Toronto-based charity helps Chechens LGBTQ people find asylum in Canada

Toronto, Sep 3 (JEN): A Toronto-based charity, Rainbow Railroad, claimed that they helped 31 out of 35 LGBTQ people from Chechens find asylums in Canada, media reports said.

Michael Garron Hospital aims to provide heart-touching experience for LGBTQ community

Toronto, Aug 29 (JEN): Michael Garron Hospital, earlier known as Toronto East General Hospital, developed an environment to provide a heart-touching experience for people belonging to the LG ...

Qantas CEO urges Australians to support same-sex marriage

Melbourne, Aug 21 (JEN): Qantas head Alan Joyce has urged Australians to support same-sex marriage in the upcoming postal vote on the issue, reports said.