pauline hanson one nation truck fire

Pauline Hanson from One Nation claimed earlier this week that a left-wing activist torched a vehicle plastered with her face. The activist who attacked the One Nation billboard truck then apparently fled into the night. However Tasmanian Fire Service investigators say a discarded cigarette probably caused the conflagration. Police said there is no evidence of …

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shayne wilde queensland law reform

In this internet age, ticking multiple ‘likes’ on Facebook apparently qualifies as activism. However, not so long ago, community members risked jail and physical violence to achieve the rights we enjoy today. Shayne Wilde was one of them, writes Bill Rutkin. The scope and magnitude of her contribution to homosexual law reform and anti-discrimination legislation …

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queensland lgbtiq legend toye de wilde

Queensland’s rainbow communities have been blessed over the years with a number of extraordinary people who worked to build a sense of community, to combat unjust laws and to protect us from a plague of biblical proportion. Over the coming months, Bill Rutkin OAM will profile the remarkable individuals whose efforts benefitted us all, starting …

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handsome devil movie still

After reading our film reviewer Peter Gray’s recent listing of queer picks to stream for Mardi Gras, QN Magazine reader Bill Rutkin contacted us to let us know about a hidden gem he’d discovered on Netflix. I recently bought a subscription to Netflix so I could watch Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette, and since then, a number …

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