Australian Trans Man Fires Back at Clerk Who Publicly 'Embarassed' Him
September 22 2014 1:38 PM ET

Trans Man Fires Back at Clerk Who Publicly 'Embarassed' Him

Mitch Kellaway

An Australian trans man is speaking out after being laughed at and refused service at a Woolworths supermarket.

Homophobia Rampant in Australian Sports, P.E. Classes
August 19 2014 6:38 PM ET

Homophobia Rampant in Australian Sports, P.E. Classes

Mitch Kellaway

Weeks after Australian diver Ian Thrope came out, two studies report strikingly high rates of homophobia in his home country's athletic culture.

Married Gay Couple to Shack Up With Antigay Minister in Documentary Series
August 06 2014 4:15 AM ET

What Happens When an All-Male 'Menage-a-Trois' Includes One Homophobe?

Thom Senzee

A new documentary series called Living With the Enemy kicks off in September, featuring a right-wing minister who agrees to live with a married gay couple.

Australians Poll Most Supportive of Marriage Equality, Despite Nationwide Ban
July 15 2014 5:53 PM ET

Which Nation Supports Equal Marriage, But Doesn't Allow It?

Thom Senzee

Seven in 10 Australians now support same-sex marriage, despite the fact that such unions are illegal in the country.

Ian Thorpe Gets Kudos for Coming Out
July 13 2014 5:10 PM ET

Ian Thorpe Gets Kudos for Coming Out

Trudy Ring

Some criticize the Olympic champion swimmer for waiting, but most of the reaction is positive.

Olympic Swimming Champ Ian Thorpe Comes Out
July 12 2014 1:48 PM ET

Olympic Swimming Champ Ian Thorpe Comes Out

Trudy Ring

After years of speculation that he is gay, Thorpe confirms it in an interview to be broadcast on Australian TV Sunday night.

Right Wing Assails Aussie Gay Parenting Study; Researcher Responds
July 09 2014 3:08 PM ET

Right Wing Assails Aussie Gay Parenting Study; Researcher Responds

Trudy Ring

The right is trying to poke holes in the study, which showed positive outcomes for kids of same-sex couples, with a special objection to the fact that the lead researcher is a gay parent.

STUDY: Gay Parents Have Healthy, Happy Kids
July 07 2014 4:11 PM ET

Largest Study to Date Reveals Truth About Gay Parenting

Trudy Ring

Children of same-sex couples scored higher than the general population on some key measures of well-being.

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage, Now He's Fighting Back
July 07 2014 2:38 PM ET

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage; He Fights Back

Mitch Kellaway

Paige Phoenix wants Victoria's government to know it violated his human rights by requiring surgery to legally recognize his gender — and he's ready to take his complaint straight to the United Nations.

Australian First: Both Lesbian Parents Named on Birth Certificate
May 30 2014 8:54 PM ET

Australian First: Both Lesbian Parents Named on Birth Certificate

Thom Senzee

Both women will be listed on their children's birth certificates, while the sperm donor's name will be removed as the father.

WATCH: Teens Press Australia's Prime Minister on Marriage Equality
March 17 2014 8:02 PM ET

WATCH: Teens Press Australia's Prime Minister on Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Some high school students visiting the nation's capital, Canberra, turned a chance meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott into a tough Q&A session.

PHOTOS: 6 Couples Australia's High Court Says Aren't Married Anymore
December 11 2013 9:37 PM ET

Australia's High Court Says These Couples Aren't Married

Sunnivie Brydum

Australia's highest court has struck down a territorial law that let same-sex couples begin marrying last weekend.

Same-Sex Couples to Marry Saturday in Australian Capital
December 03 2013 4:49 PM ET

Same-Sex Couples to Marry Saturday in Australian Capital

Sunnivie Brydum

Australia's Capital Territory passed marriage equality legislation in October, and the nation's High Court declined to issue a ruling before the law takes effect Saturday.

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