Tag Archive | Sydney

Australia: 20,000 at Sydney Gay Marriage Rally Ahead of Postal Vote Plebiscite

Australia: 20,000 at Sydney Gay Marriage Rally Ahead of Postal Vote Plebiscite

More than 20,000 people rallied in Sydney yesterday (Sunday 10th September) urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, days ahead of a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country. Organizers said the gathering was Australia’s largest gay rights demonstration, as a diverse range of people, clad in rainbow colours, converged on the […]

Watch: Emerald Warriors Captain Chats About Bingham Cup on Australian TV

The captain of the Emerald Warriors rugby team, Bru Amerlynck, appeared on ABC News in Sydney earlier today to discuss the Bingham Cup, also known as the Gay Rugby World Cup, which is currently taking place in Sydney. In the clip above, Bru Amerlynck discusses the success of the Bingham Cup, playing with a gay-inclusive […]

Historic Game: Australian gay rugby team to play first professional sporting match

Historic Game: Australian gay rugby team to play first professional sporting match

Australia’s first gay rugby union team, the Sydney Convicts, will make history when they become the first gay rugby team in the world to play as part of a professional match. In fact, it’s only the second time in the world that a gay team has been invited to play a curtain raiser ahead of […]

WIN: Tickets to ‘A Boy And A Bean’ @ Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

WIN: Tickets to ‘A Boy And A Bean’ @ Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

In the first of our ticket giveaways during the jam-packed 11th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, EILE Magazine has two tickets to give away to the Australian production, A Boy And A Bean, written by Nick Atkins. Jack likes David. David likes Jack. The story seems simple enough. Add to this a public debate about how they […]

Australia: Ian Ross Channel Seven Gay Former Newsreader Dies

Australia: Ian Ross Channel Seven Gay Former Newsreader Dies

Ian ‘Roscoe’ Ross, former Channel Seven newsreader in Sydney, died yesterday of pancreatic cancer, at the age of 73. The newsreader, who had joined the channel in 2003, only went public with his same-sex relationship in January of this year. Himself and partner Gray Bolte had been together for 22 years, and he was well liked […]

Listen: Set Me On Fire – Bella Ferraro

Thursday Tunes Bella Ferraro from Sydney, Australia, an X-Factor contestant in Australia for 2012, sings her debut single, Set Me On Fire. Hope you enjoy it!

Rugby Union To Tackle Homophobia

Australia Rugby Union have publicly stated that they are committed to fighting against homophobia in rugby, and are preparing a new policy to this end.  According to ARU CEO Bill Pulver: “We will prepare the new Inclusion Policy  […], working with the gay Rugby community and Federal and State Government agencies, including the Australian Sports […]