Gay News Week
NZ Marriage Equality, VGLRL Election Survey,...08/19/13
NZ MARRIAGE EQUALITY:Has all hell broken out across the Tasman? No. We speak to New Zealand MP Maurice Williamson about how everything is going after they became the latest country to legalise same sex marriage. […]
Upcoming Russian Olympics, Campaign Launches & Curriculum...
UPCOMING RUSSIAN OLYMPICS:New developments on the upcoming Sochi Olympics with Stephen Fry writing a letter to the IOC and UK PM David Cameron, asking them to boycott the games.Cameron and US President Barrack Obama have […]
GNW BITE: Russian Olympics with Ji Wallace
With the2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Gameslooming, serious questions are being raised over the welfare of gay and lesbian athletes in Russia, after President Vladimir Putin signed anti-gay laws into legislation. TheIOChad previously reassured their...
GNW BITE: Trans News
News affecting the trans community in Australia. Stories includea new ruling by the Family Court which will see trans youth no longer need court authorisation to begin hormone blocking treatment; a new study, funded bybeyondblue,will [...]
Election Update, Russian Olympics & Trans News
ELECTION UPDATE: The Gay News Week team wrap up the week in Australian Federal politics and share their thoughts on what’s in store for the campaign leading up to September 7. RUSSIAN OLYMPICS: With the [...]
GNW BITE: SA AIDS Council with Ron Hughes
The news that the AIDS Council of SA has closed its doors after 29 years has left the local LGBTI community reeling and uncertain. Editor ofblaze magazinein Adelaide, Ron Hughes joins us to explain the [...]
GNW BITE: UN Free & Equal Campaign with Cécile Pouilly
The United Nations Human Rights office has launched a new campaign which is aimed at raising awareness of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans equality. We speak toCécile Pouilly from the UN about theFree & Equalcampaign. [...]
SA AIDS Council, SA Marriage Defeat & UN Free & Equal...
SA AIDS COUNCIL:The news that the AIDS Council of SA has closed its doors after 29 years has left the local LGBTI community reeling and uncertain. Editor of blaze magazine in Adelaide, Ron Hughes joins [...]
GNW BITE: Bisexual Study with Rebecca Dominguez
A new study from the Pew Research Institutein the United States has found up to 40% of the GLBTI community is bisexual, but most choose to identify as gay or straight to avoid the risk [...]
GNW BITE: GLBTI Asylum Seekers with Senthorun Raj
There has been a lot of coverage of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s new ‘hard-linestance’ on asylum seeker boat arrivals, but very little has been said about the effect this decision will have on gay, lesbian [...]
Royal Baby, GLBTI Asylum Seekers & Biphobia
ROYAL BABY: The Gay News Week team takes a look at the farce that has been the worldwide coverage of the #RoyalBaby. Quotes from pieces in the Huffington Post and Fairfax Media’s The Age. GLBTI [...]
UK Passes Marriage Equality, Equal Love Push & LGBTI...
UK PASSES MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Less than 24 hours after the British House of Lords passed a bill which would allow same-sex attracted people in the UK to get married, we speak with the campaign director [...]
GLBTI Spending, In My Shoes Animation & Same-Sex Literary...
GLBTI SPENDING: A new report has found that gay men buy air freshener, lesbians buy cat food. Does this represent you? Send us a tweet. IN MY SHOES: Multicultural young people who identify as gay, [...]
Now on Tuesdays, AusPol & Aged Care
NOW ON TUESDAYS: Gay News Week’s live show has now moved to Tuesdays at 7PM. Tune into JOY 94.9 and join in on the conversation. Encore Presentation has moved to Monday nights at midnight. AUSPOL: [...]
Digital Future Funded, Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill &...
DIGITAL FUTURE FUNDED: The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia has announced that the Federal Government has committed to funding community radio to secure the future of stations venturing into the world of digital. SEX DISCRIMINATION [...]
Overseas Marriage & US Celebrities
OVERSEAS MARRIAGE: A bill is due to come before the Australian Senate, which if passed, would see same-sex marriages conducted in other countries recognised here in Australia. Australian Marriage Equality Deputy National Convenor Ivan Hinton [...]
Russia Gay Gag Laws & UN Youth GLBTI Summit
RUSSIA GAY GAG LAWS: International Affairs Correspondent Andrew Potts joins us to discuss the imminent law changes in Russia, which will see the promotion of any non-heteronormative relationships a fine-able offence. UN YOUTH GLBTI SUMMIT: [...]
This week’s show is a very special edition for the 2013 #JOYtotheWorld Radiothon. Each year JOY 94.9 spends the first week of June asking our wonderful listeners and supporters to become JOY Members to help [...]
Rainbows (Surprise, Surprise!), France, SDA & Australian...
RAINBOWS (Surprise, Surprise!): Ashfield Council in NSW has approved a vote which will see the suburb of Summer Hill become the home of the first permanent rainbow crossing in Australia. FRANCE: The first same-sex wedding [...]
Rainbows (Again), Rudd & LGBT-Friendly Employers
RAINBOWS (Again): Michael Kirby says the queer rights movement in Australia is taking the wrong direction. Are things like chalk Rainbow Crossings distracting from what’s really important? RUDD: Former Prime Minister, and Federal Memeber for [...]
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