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The first trailer has dropped for the long-awaited reimagining of Queer as Folk, before it comes to streaming in Australia in three weeks. The new series, by US streaming service Peacock, follows a new group of friends in New Orleans after a devastating tragedy transforms their lives. Queer as Folk stars Devin Way as commitment-phobic …

Jiggly Caliente Drag Race Philippines

Drag Race star Jiggly Caliente has officially been confirmed as one of the judges for the upcoming season of Drag Race Philippines. Speculation has been mounting about her involvement in recent weeks. However the drag star has taken to Instagram to confirm her part in the program. Jiggly Caliente to judge on Drag Race Philippines …

Troye Sivan and Hugh Sheridan logies

Two of Australia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ stars, Troye Sivan and Hugh Sheridan, have been nominated for the 2022 Logies.  The two actors have been nominated for their respective work in film and television. This marks ten years since Hugh Sheridan last won a Logie and is Troye Sivan’s first Logies nomination. Hugh Sheridan nominated for Back …

Kyle Sandilands

Kyle Sandilands has again gone on the verbal attack on his radio show, this time taking aim at trans athletes.  The “shock jock” is known for making headlines with his offsensive rants. He has again lashed out, live on air. Kyle Sandilands lashes out Earlier this week Kyle Sandilands went on the attack in a …

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Australian musician G Flip and their reality TV star girlfriend, Chrishell Stause, are doing all the couple things in Sydney right now. The Melbourne-born performer, who is non-binary and whose real name is Georgia Flipo, is dating Chrishell, who stars in Netflix’s US real estate reality show Selling Sunset. The power couple went public with …

Light up the Night Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation

The LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation will hold the inaugural Light up the Night gala ball on May 27, 2022. The foundation promises a night of decadence and delightful entertainment. And it all takes place in one of Brisbane’s most beautiful and prestigious venues, the majestic Brisbane City Hall. The elegant, black-tie Light up the …

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Australian newlyweds who showed off their amazing choreo to Jennifer Lopez’s Let’s Get Loud at their wedding reception have received a shout-out from the singer herself. Musical theatre performer Daniel Assetta and his husband Tobias Madden tied the knot in May 2019. Three years later, the gay couple have gone viral with their video of …

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A special Brisbane fundraiser has raised more than $6000 to help Lismore LGBTIQ+ group Tropical Fruits recover from devastating floods. Earlier this year, Lismore was devastated by the record-breaking flood disaster in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. Tropical Fruits and its members were badly impacted. The long-running group lost everything inside their Lismore …

Rebel Wilson Senior Year

Rebel Wilson is back on our screens in her latest venture, Senior Year, now streaming on Netflix.  Senior Year is a feel good comedy flick that is very much typical Rebel Wilson comedy. While it may not be for everyone, it’s worth the watch. Senior Year delivers a hilarious nostalgic hit It’s fair to say …

Queer As Folk Stan Australia

With the reboot of Queer As Folk right around the corner the shows creator has revealed how the Pulse Nightclub shooting inspired the show.  He even met with survivors of the  tragedy to get their perspective when creating the show. It is part of his reimagining of the program in a modern context to create …

#SeenAndBelieved LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day

LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day highlights domestic, family and intimate partner violence and abuse in LGBTQ+ communities. The annual campaign increases visibility to help ensure there are no invisible victims in the future. Because everyone, no matter what their sexuality or gender identity, should feel #SeenAndBelieved. The LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation invites everyone to …

Madonna Vagina Art

Madonna has people talking again as she debuts her digital NFT art, which features a 3D model of her vagina birthing the likes of a centipede, butterflies and trees.  Yes, you did read that right. The work is being created to be auctioned off for charity Madonna is making headlines, with her vagina Madonna is …

Sheldon Riley Eurovision Grand Final

Ukraine have taken out the hotly contested Eurovision title for the 2022 competition with huge support from around the world, but how did Sheldon Riley fare? It is the third time the country has won the song contest. Questions now remain as to whether they will be able to host the competition next year. Ukraine …

Gogo for the gold

The race is on to find America’s #1 Champion Gogo Superstar Star in the new OUTTv program GoGo For The Gold.  Twelve contestants are getting ready to fight for the title in this newest reality TV adventure. And it is as ridiculous as it sounds, in all the right ways. GoGo For The Gold It …


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Britain’s Royal Mint earlier this week issued a special rainbow coin to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Pride UK. The mint described the colourful 50 pence coin as part of the institution’s wider commitment to diversity and inclusion. Pride in London partnered with the mint to launch the rainbow coin. The 50p piece incorporates wording …

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Sydney will get its first LGBTIQ+ pride museum, tracing the “queer storyline from First Nations people to today,” in time for WorldPride next year. The proposed museum is called Qtopia, and is backed by funding from City of Sydney, Lord Mayor Clover Moore announced on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) this …

monkeypox

UK authorities have identified nine cases of monkeypox this month, predominantly among gay and bisexual men, in an “unusual” outbreak of the disease usually limited to Africa. Monkeypox is a viral infection which most people recover from after just a few weeks. The virus typically spreads to people from infected animals like rodents. However human-to-human …

Casey Donovan 9 to 5 QPAC

Casey Donovan is back in Brisbane again and ready to shine in the stage adaptation of the hit movie 9 to 5 at QPAC.  Arriving at the end of May the show will kick off a stellar season as Casey stars alongside Marina Prior and Caroline O’Connor. Casey sat down to chat with Michael James …

Australia gay conversion Religious Discrimination Act

Tasmanian survivors of dangerous LGBT “conversion therapy” have laid bare their ongoing trauma in a major new report that calls for a statewide ban. In the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute report, forty Tasmanian survivors shared experiences of undergoing the harmful “conversion” practices. A 28-year-old trans person said they were subjected to conversion therapy after confiding …

LGBTIQA+ Australians

Veteran activist Rodney Croome looks at likely outcomes for LGBTIQA+ Australians in the event of a Coalition, Labor or minority government. It’s not hard to predict what each of the possible election outcomes will mean for LGBTIQA+ people. Here’s what I foresee when I consider the parties’ behaviour over the last three years, together with …

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Australian Defence Force veteran and aspiring politician Heston Russell has denied a charge he allegedly punched a man at a Sydney pool party. The 36-year-old retired major is the founder of the Australian Values Party. He’s vying for a Queensland Senate seat in this weekend’s federal election. The alleged incident dates back to early January …

Jake Daniels

It has been 32 years since the UK’s first professional male football player came out as gay, Jake Daniels is now the second.  The seventeen year old forward who plays for Blackpool came out in an interview this week. He has been applauded for his bravery by fans worldwide. Jake Daniels sat down for an …

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West Wimmera Shire Council in regional Victoria has reversed a ban on council flying rainbow flags in its biggest towns after backlash against offensive comments from the mayor. In April, the regional council in the state’s west, voted down a proposal to fly the rainbow flag for IDAHOBIT. The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism …

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Veteran gay activist Peter Tatchell has turned down an invitation to an event at the Queen’s platinum jubilee because of the monarch’s “neglectful stance towards the LGBT+ community”. In the UK, Queen Elizabeth is celebrating her 70 years on the throne this year. The national celebrations include a four-day long weekend of events in early …

least LGBTQ-friendly country Poland ILGA-Europe

The annual ILGA-Europe review of the legal and social situation of LGBTQ people in European countries again ranks Poland as the EU’s least LGBTQ-friendly country. ILGA-Europe’s annual review measures equality by rating non-discrimination, family, hate crime and speech, legal gender recognition, intersex bodily integrity, civil society space, and asylum. Polish news site Gazeta Wyborcza said …

Megan Barnard ok to be gay

Fox Sports presenter Megan Barnard says, “It’s OK to be gay,” in an interview with News Corp about her outing by former colleague Tom Morris. Morris outed Megan Barnard in a social media message. “Unfortunately, she’s a lesbian. Lads, Megan Barnard, she’s f_cking hot as. My view, the hottest girl at Fox by a long …

Take Me Out Jesse Williams

A New York theatre this week installed an infrared monitor system following an audience member’s surreptitious filming of a nude scene featuring Jesse Williams. The person who filmed the scene from the Broadway revival of Take Me Out then posted the footage on Twitter. Richard Greenberg’s Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out focuses on a …

sex

Sex can prove one of the most wonderfully pleasurable, exciting, erotic, fun, loving, expansive and creative parts of what makes us human. Our communities more than others allow the freedom to express ourselves sexually in a way that works for us individually. We are not as constrained as some by the expectations of society. Sex …

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