Star Observer

Late last night QN Magazine published a story announcing the sale of Sydney’s Star Observer LGBTIQ newspaper. The story was premature. QN Magazine took the story from a news site from an established Sydney publisher. The press release stated that, after the purchase of the Star Observer, the publication would move into his offices and …

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Gosford Anglican Church Israel Folau's tirade

Gosford Anglican priest Father Rod Bower took aim at the most recent Israel Folau tirade in a sign posted outside his church. The popular priest targeted Folau after the now former footballer again attacked gay and transgender people. Father Rod’s signs are well-known throughout Australia for his uncompromising messages on social issues and politics. His …

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Senator Nita Green

Newly elected Senator Nita Green today issued a statement on her election to the Federal Senate. “I am incredibly honoured to be elected as a Senator for Queensland,” she said. Nita defined her role as “representing all Queenslanders, especially those who live outside the South East corner.” Last year, she moved to Cairns with her …

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high court sperm donor

The High Court today reaffirmed an earlier court decision in favour of a sperm donor. It ruled that a child conceived in 2006 must remain in Australia. The decision overturns an appeal won by the child’s mother and her wife. The man, known in court as Robert, donated sperm to his friend under the belief …

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risk of stis sexually attractive

“Men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately impacted by sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but many engage in condomless sex. One factor contributing to condomless sex may be an assumption of low risk of STIs from physically attractive partners.” On average, MSM tend to believe physically attractive men are less likely to carry STIs, …

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israel hellfire folau fire-and-brimstone

Former rugby player Israel ‘Hellfire’ Folau ummed and aahed his way through a sermon at his father’s church in Sydney yesterday. The multi-millionaire former Mormon, now Pentecostal, addressed his usual fire-and-brimstone subject matter. Scroll down for the vid. However, as a fire-and-brimstone prophet of doom warning of the hellfire of eternal damnation, Folau lacks fire. …

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billy porter's love yourself

Billy Porter’s ‘Love Yourself’ becomes the latest track released for Pride month. “Always remember who you are…” he starts off a capella before launching into the boppy, upbeat track. “I’m thrilled to be spreading the message of self-love to my community whose humanity and worth have been up for legislation for way too long,” Billy …

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Queens Ball Brisbane Brisbane Pride Festival

Brisbane Pride Festival took the Queens Ball Brisbane back to its roots Saturday night with a thoroughly modern interpretation of where it all started. Back in the early 60s, gay, lesbian, transgender, First Nations, immigrant and other LGBTIQ people and allies came together in a carefree and joyous celebration of diversity, resilience and camp. And …

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queens ball awards brisbane pride dylan hodgon gayleen tuckwood

2019 saw the most fiercely contested competition ever for Brisbane Pride’s 58th Annual Queens  Ball Awards with a record number of votes received. Additionally, as few as 3 votes separated the winners in some categories. This year also saw the Queens Ball sell out with a full house in attendance including special guests from local, …

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King of latin pop Ricky Martin Vetoes religious freedoms bill

A ‘Religious Freedoms’ bill passed by the House of Representatives in Puerto Rico Tuesday will not proceed. Following the passing, the King of Latin Pop, Ricky Martin, intervened with an open letter condemning the measure. The Governor of Puerto Rico then asked legislators to halt the bill. The legislation allowed discrimination against LGBTIQ people for …

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