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Co­me­dian and mar­riage equal­ity ac­tivist Magda Szuban­ski will of­fi­ci­ate at Aus­tralia’s first TV same-sex wed­ding on Neigh­bours later this year. She’ll play the cel­e­brant mar­ry­ing the char­ac­ters David Tanaka (Takaya Honda) and Aaron Bren­nan (former DNA cover model, Matt Wil­son).

APOLOGY Ger­many’s Pres­i­dent, Frank-Wal­ter Stein­meier asks LGBTIQ peo­ple to for­give the per­se­cu­tion en­dured by past gen­er­a­tions un­der Nazi rule. His com­ments come dur­ing a speech re­flect­ing on the suf­fer­ing in­flicted un­der Hitler’s regime. Stein­meier also ac­knowl­edges that per­se­cu­tion con­tin­ued af­ter WWII.

VAN­DAL-PROOF Poland’s cap­i­tal, War­saw, un­veils a new “un­break­able” LGBTIQ in­stal­la­tion cre­ated us­ing wa­ter and light. Pre­vi­ous mon­u­ments to equal rights have been sys­tem­at­i­cally van­dalised.

SO­CIAL ME­DIA El­ton John urges Face­book to fight ho­mo­pho­bia and HIV/AIDS. He says so­cial me­dia com­pa­nies should use their in­flu­ence and power to cre­ate pos­i­tive so­cial change.

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