Pool parties and queer cabaret: Melbourne's Midsumma Festival's 2015 programme
Harvey Milk the Opera in Concert gets Australian premiere at epic gay culture fest
Melbourne's gay culture extravaganza Midsumma Festival has announced a stellar line up for its January 2015 outing – including the hotly-anticipated Australian premiere of Harvey Milk the Opera in Concert.
Taking place between 18 January to 8 February, the festival will include everything from fringe theatre and film screenings to club nights and panel debates.
Straights might like gay rights but not when gay couples kiss in public
Does two men or two women kissing in public make you uncomfortable? If it does, you're not alone.
While gay rights might be sweeping across the western world, public displays of affection between two people of the same gender still gives people the ick.
A report published by the American Sociological Review suggests while Americans are happy for gay people to have rights, they are less happy to have that gayness shoved down their throats - figuratively speaking.
In a survey of 1,000 Americans, 70% said they supported inheritance rights for gay couples, but far fewer were supportive of