Friends of Dorothy – Part 1: Not Victims But Allies

In the first of a two-part series, educator Daniel Witthaus looks at claims of gay ‘victimhood’ and the value of straight allies.

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Freshly Doug Monday

Doug is on holiday, but some things cannot be ignored: a round-up of progress in cleaning up the Roman Catholic Church in Australia.

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Priestly Exemptions

Gregory Storer asks, why is the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby apparently condoning discrimination against gays who want to be priests?

Gladstone Rally for Equal Marriage

Marriage equality rally for Gladstone, Queensland, one of Australia’s largest commodity export ports.

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Freshly Doug Weekender

Priestly pack rape & murder; backtracking in Hong Kong & Malawi; Christian Lobby rebuffed; Rachel Maddow’s reality check. All Freshly Doug for the weekend.

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Freshly Doug Thursday

YES WE DID!! Short and sweet today after all yesterday’s euphoria. Congratulations to our LGBTI family in the USA: not only did the best man win the Presidency – Romney…

Rainbow Report: Is Equal Marriage Dead?

Is Equal Marriage Dead? Andrew Barr, James Vigus, Alex Greenwich, Bob Such, Rob Mitchell & The Rainbow Reporter explore.

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Freshly Doug Wednesday

Election day & anti-gay bigotry exposed; South Aus cop out of step and out of uniform; Spain affirms gay marriage; Slovakia calls it insanity; and the Mounties Get Better. Freshly Doug for Wednesday.

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Freshly Doug Cup Day

It’s Melbourne Cup Day, so everyone here has the day off. Actually, most people took yesterday off too. And Friday. So excuse me if today’s little nosegay of fragrant internet…

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Support Our Stories On Screen

The more people see gay people and gay lives in movies and on television, the more gay rights advance. Here are two great opportunities for all of us to help…