The fliers, the latest salvo in a heated national debate that has involved politicians and religious leaders, were denounced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday. The Catholic Church, also this week, threatened to fire any lay employee who married his or her same-sex partner if gay marriage were legalized. Australians have until Thursday to register for ballots in the voluntary postal vote, approved this month after the Senate rejected opening the polls for a mandatory, in-person vote. Proponents for same-sex marriage say the vote, which is being challenged in the High Court and whose outcome is not legally binding, exposes gays and lesbians to a bruising campaign for no good reason.
Gay Melbourne artist accused of homophobia as gallery removes collage
Wing of a Blue Roller by Albrecht Durer
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Aboriginal erotic rock art proves that ¿ even 28,000 years ago ¿ men had ONE thing on their minds
By Lawrence Conway. The boundaries of art and sex have been blurred for some time - be it increasingly explicit content or the familiar practice of male artists starting a relationship with an attractive female muse. But, as these Australian cave paintings show, it's certainly not a modern thing for an artist to use his skills to portray sex and pornography. The series of drawings found on the roof of caves in the inaccessible wilderness in Arnhem Land, in the country's north, clearly shows a couple having sex.
The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives ALGA is a community-based non-profit organisation committed to the collection, preservation and celebration of material reflecting the lives and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex LGBTI Australians. ALGA's collection includes a broad range of library, archive, museum and gallery material, including personal papers and organisational records, periodicals, books, posters, photographs, audio-visual Betamax, VHS, 8mm film, DVD, etc. The collection is strongest in holdings relating to the early gay liberation movement in Australian onwards i.