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Support For Ian Thorpe From Ricky Martin, Gareth Thomas, Matthew Mitcham

Ricky Martin, Gareth Thomas and Matthew Mitcham are among the celebrities applauding Olympian Ian Thorpe’s decision to come out gay. “Congrats @IanThorpe!” out singer Ricky Martin tweeted. “Brave man! Happy for you! Millions appreciate what you’ve done! Proud of you! #SelfLove.” After years of denials, Thorpe, Australia’s most decorated Olympian, acknowledged he’s gay, saying he… Read more »

Gay Australia News & Reports Sep – Dec 2008

1 HIV rates climbing: new figures 9/08 2 Sydney celebrates first gay Jewish commitment ceremony 9/08 3 Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham “proud” to be gay role model 10/08 4 Queers in our military 10/08 5 Why are gay men reluctant to test for HIV? 11/08 6 Lesbian Legal Rights Historically Passed by Australian Senate 11/08… Read more »

Gay Australia News & Reports Jan – Sep 2008

1 Gays protest homophobic violence in Sydney 1/08 2 A loud, proud crowd at Gay Pride March 2/08 3 More than gay, the young ones move on 3/08 3a Gay rights group tackles homophobia 3/08 4 Gay Couple Win Out Over Church Group 4/08 5 Australian diver comes out ahead of Olympics 5/08 6 The… Read more »