Weeks after Australian diver Ian Thrope came out, two studies report strikingly high rates of homophobia in his home country's athletic culture.
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.
Seven in 10 Australians now support same-sex marriage, despite the fact that such unions are illegal in the country.
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.
Children of same-sex couples scored higher than the general population on some key measures of well-being.
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.
Both women will be listed on their children's birth certificates, while the sperm donor's name will be removed as the father.
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.
Australia's highest court has struck down a territorial law that let same-sex couples begin marrying last weekend.
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.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott remains opposed to marriage equality despite his sister's engagement to her longtime partner.