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Freshly Doug Monday

A row is simmering over sex education in Tasmanian schools, with one eminent child psychologist labelling opponents of the inclusion sexual diversity as “unhelpful, puerile and out of touch.”  He was…

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Freshly Doug Weekender

DOMA dies another death, French ‘child welcome’ leave extended to all, same-sex adoption OK in Northern Ireland, The Roman Church the biggest financiers of gay hate, a footballer struggles to be sensitive, and more, Freshly Doug for the weekend from the depths of the web.

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Freshly Doug Thursday

A Python resurrection, a Jewish queer band, nature pink in tooth & claw, Devine slapped down and other good news, Freshly Doug for you this Thursday.

Rainbow Report on Obscenity

Tonight we tackle a contentious topic with some contentious guests. What is obscenity? How do you define it? Who defines it? What’s the difference between obscene, for example, and pornographic?…

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Devine Telegraphs Hate

Some of our politicians seem to think that the issue of marriage equality is now settled for some time.  That’s code for “we don’t want to think about this any…

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HIV The Melbourne Conference & Declaration

The big news today is the confirmation of what many of us have suspected for some time: HIV infection rates are on the rise. Though strangely enough, not in Queensland,…

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Freshly Doug Wednesday

On today’s menu: another reparative therapy ban, Red Cross red faced, accidental outings on Facebook, and GLBTI medical education. All Freshly Doug from the web for you this morning.

Lars Thomsen http://www.flickr.com/photos/solarflare

Meth & HIV: Another Brick In the Stigma Wall

In this final part of The Stirrer investigation, two eminent experts help explore the crystal meth problem: Dr Rebecca McKetin from the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing at ANU; and Dr Chad Bousman from the Department of Psychiatry from Melbourne University.

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Marrying For Money

No two ways about it, we lost two major battles for equal marriage, state and federal. But the war goes on. What we need now is to take a leaf out of our US cousins playbook and start building a warchest.

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Freshly Doug Tuesday

An English luvvie seeks love unending, priests being free with the truth and trying to get free of jail, how to write an anti-straight tract complete with scientific ‘proof’: all Freshly Doug for you on Tuesday.