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Casey Conway: Coming out isn’t just hard the first time we do it

“For some reason I sometimes struggle to say the words I’ve said so many times before.” Youth worker and former rugby league player Casey Conway reflects on coming out, not just the first time, but the 100th, 200th and 300th time as well. Read More Casey Conway is an advocate for inclusion and diversity and an active member of the LGBTIQ  community. Source: SBS

Heal Your Life Forever: Madeline Stuart Down Syndrome Model is changing the world with each photoshoot!

  How? See, Madeline Stuart  is no ordinary girl. Madeline, a 19 year old aspiring model from Brisbane, Australia, has Down Syndrome, and as many with this condition struggle with weight, so did she. However, Maddy two years ago decided that she wanted to chase her lifelong dream of becoming a professional model, and so her amazing journey started. She not only changed her image by becoming healthy and losing weight. She started to change the way that people discriminate those with conditions or disability through her work as a… Read more Heal Your Life Forever: Madeline Stuart Down Syndrome Model is changing the world with each photoshoot!

SAMESAME: Aussie Singer’s debut song picked as Munich Pride’s theme.

Sydney-based soul singer Luke Antony says he’s thrilled to be winging his way to Germany to celebrate the Munich Pride Festival this weekend with his new track ‘Separate Ways’ chosen is its official theme song. It’s his very first single, and Antony is set to “rock the Marienplatz” with it on Saturday night. He says he’ll also pay homage to gay icons Kylie Minogue and Cyndi Lauper during the show – and will be joined on stage by the Munich Rainbow Choir. It’s a big gig – the Munich Pride Festival is one of the largest events on the… Read more SAMESAME: Aussie Singer’s debut song picked as Munich Pride’s theme.

Madeline Stuart: Breaking Disability Barriers With Spirit & Guts

With her fresh-faced, flame-haired natural beauty, Madeline Stuart is one of the world’s most unique models. This incredibly courageous, beautiful and talented young woman was recently dubbed by the press as “the world’s most famous and only professional adult model with Down syndrome” and has had astonishing success in the short time she has been modelling. Not only has the 19-year-old from Brisbane, Australia, featured in major campaigns and international fashion shows, but she has also captured intense media attention both in Australia and abroad. Madeline is now changing society’s perception… Read more Madeline Stuart: Breaking Disability Barriers With Spirit & Guts