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July 24, 2012

Theme park in Klagenfurt refuses lesbian couple with two kids discounted ticket because not a straight family

A lesbian couple with two kids were refused a discounted ticket to a theme park in Austria because they weren't considered a family.

The Minimundus miniature world in Klagenfurt refused to sell the two women a family ticket despite the couple showing sellers the necessary proof that they lived together.

The couple instead had to buy two full price adult tickets and two children's tickets, reported the Austrian Times.

April 13, 2012

Greens leader Bob Brown retires after 25 years in politics

Australia’s first openly gay MP and first gay party leader, Bob Brown announced today he was retiring from politics. He will handover the leadership of the Greens party to his deputy Christine Milne and will step down from his senate seat in June.