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What to Do on Your First Parisian Adventure

Eiffel Tower / AdobeStock
Travel
Paris cast a spell on me, as it does with many who flip through the pages of travel and fashion magazines and books filled with spellbinding lyrical prose and photographs that capture the romance and grittiness of the City of Lights. ...
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Cher to Headline Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2018

Entertainment Travel
Gay icon Cher is set to headline the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras party March 3. ...
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LGBT Sydney 78ers Get Apology, But It’s Not Over Yet, They Say

Sandi Banks at left, braces before police move to arrest her, Kings Cross, June 24, 1978. They tore the sleeve off her leather jacket.
International
An apology is better late than never. That’s what LGBT Australian activists who were brutally attacked by police during the first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in Sydney in 1978 have been expressing. ...
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Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Tackles Homophobia

Elyse Villani and Alex Blackwell
Top News International
Big names in Australian sport were cheered by the crowds as they helped shine a spotlight on homophobia at Saturday’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. ...
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Sydney Cafe Owner Leaves Behind Partner of 14 Years

Man Haron Monis, a self-proclaimed Muslim “cleric,” held 17 people inside the cafe hostage. Tori wrestled with Monis in an attempt to take his gun away and give hostages time to escape. During the struggle, he was shot.
Top News International
After wrestling with the man who took Lindt Cafe hostage in Sydney, gay manager Tori Johnson, 34, was shot and later died in the hospital. ...
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Queer Down Under: Top 15 Picks for a Queer Seattleite in Sydney

Travel
Queer Down Under: I attended GiRLTHING and it reminded me of Girl4Girl circa 2006. But because the drinking age is 18, everyone looks like jailbait. ...
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Gay Rugby Teams Hold Massive Training Session in Australia

Top News Sports
Gay rugby players from around the world took part in a huge training session in Sydney Wednesday in the lead-up to the Bingham Cup. ...
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Queer Down Under: A Seattleite in Oz, Episode One

Columns Travel
I’ve escaped one of the most progressive places in the U.S., and come to a country far behind in equal rights, with an administration rivaling George Bush. ...
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Sydney Mardi Gras Concludes with Mega Float Parade

Travel
Carrying 1,900 guests, the 90,900-tonne Queen Elizabeth's arrival extended the Sydney Mardi Gras Festival to the harbour. ...
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