NikkieTutorials comes out transgender youtube star

Youtuber Nikkie De Jager (NikkieTutorials) uploaded a video earlier today revealing she’s transgender. The beauty guru said the revelation comes after she received threats of blackmail from people in the community. But Nikkie quite literally gave them the finger as she candidly disclosed she is transgender to her viewers. “I want to start the year …

boy george accused of being transphobic

Boy George has hit back at Twitter users this week who have accused him of being transphobic.  The Culture Club singer posted an umprompted tweet on Tuesday saying people should leave their “pronoun’s (sic) at the door”. When one follower asked: “Do you not know what the f*** pronouns are?” George answered: “A modern form …

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds in London has thrown some serious shade at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. And it was all done via Twitter.  Yesterday news broke Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be stepping away from their royal duties to spend more time in North America. Apparently, not even the Queen herself knew of the couple’s …

netflix gay jesus brazil christmas special

A judge has ruled a film portraying Jesus as gay must be taken down from streaming service Netflix in Brazil. The First Temptation of Christ caused chaos in the country, infuriating local Christians. Vigilantes even fire-bombed the production company with Molotov cocktails back in December. A petition to axe the film was created late last …

I knew I was gay the second I saw Debbie Thornberry surfing in khakis, her long blonde hair blowing in the wind. Something in her attitude just clicked inside me and I wanted to be just like her. Turns out, I was just into her. Below is a list of iconic cartoon characters who shaped …

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A UK gay couple were nearly bankrupted after a surrogate withheld their twin daughters demanding more money. Steven and Marc Winchester-Horscraft were left £43,000 ($AU82,000) in debt after a bitter legal battle ensued over the newborns (pictured). At the time of the trial the twins, who were born premature, were in intensive care fighting for …

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As queer people, we have had a difficult history. While currently we may live in a more progressive time, in the past the LGBTIQ community has faced many challenges. From the Stonewall Riots, to the rise of marriage equality our history is rich and emotional. Below is a list of LGBTIQ books which represent out …

hero shot lgbtiq christmas films, movies, holidays

Christmas is almost here! (YAY!!) And what better way to celebrate than by snuggling up on the couch watching gay-friendly films with your loved ones. (Yes, that includes your fur babies, of course.) Here at Qnews we have compiled a list of our favourite queer Christmas films to celebrate the holidays. Check them out below! …

US man burns pride flag,receives 16 years prison

An Iowa man will spend 16 years behind bars after stealing a local church’s LGBTIQ flag and setting it alight. Adolfo Martinez, 30 stole the LGBTIQ flag from the Ames United Church of Christ in Iowa back in June. Then Martinez doused the flag in lighter fluid and burnt it outside of a strip club …

transgender woman detained at airport twitter video

A trans woman has taken to Twitter to open up about her experience being detained at an airport. She was travelling to see her family over the Thanksgiving period when she was stopped and detained by airport personnel. The trans woman, Lilah, tweeted a video of herself walking through the airport in tears. “It’s so …

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