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Many men shy away from conversations about toxic masculinity, but Samuel Leighton-Dore is not one of them. The multidisciplinary artist (pictured above) appeared at the Brisbane Writers Festival to discuss his contribution to Benjamin Law’s book Growing Up Queer in Australia. He told the audience of his fascination with masculinity and the expectations placed on …

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2019 has been a gagworthy year for queer artists. From sold out tours to number one songs, queer singers are taking the world by storm. To celebrate, QN Magazine has put together a list of some of the LGBTIQ artists you should have on rotation.  King Princess Hailing from Brooklyn, New York and identifying as …

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Tucked away behind the Uniting Church in New Farm lives Nash Theatre. The award-winning community theatre company delivers show-stopping productions for over two decades. Nash Theatre’s Australia-first production of Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola’s bisexual-themed stage play Straight opens later this month. The play follows Ben (Tyler Harris), a 26-year-old who likes beer, sport, girlfriend …

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Brisbane Pride Festival is in full swing and the lineup for Pride’s Fair Day has us quaking in our shiny, campy boots. Headlining the event is X-Factor winner and LGBTIQ ally, Samantha Jade (pictured above left). Molotov singer Kira Puru (above right) will also take the Fair Day stage. Joining the fierce femmes in this …

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Cara Delevingne’s relationship with Ashley Benson is the sheer definition of couple goals and now the Carnival Row actress has revealed the importance of making it public. After months of public speculation, Delevingne revealed her year-long relationship with the Pretty Little Liars actress on Instagram. The post uploaded during Pride Month (June) of this year …

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A woman was filmed hurling homophobic abuse at a gay man on a bus during Manchester Pride. Karina Townsley was travelling home on the bus from the festival with her seven-year-old daughter when she filmed the incident. Ms Townsley said the man was sporting a T-shirt with the slogan “homophobic abuse is criminal” and was …

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Investigation into hate-crime after a group of transgender women were attacked and then forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. Footage emerged of the incident and shows security dragging the trans women out of base Las Perlas on August 23. In the footage, victim Jennifer Bianchi says “don’t touch me like that” after being grabbed …

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A Queensland transgender woman applying for early super in order to fund her transition had to tell the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) she was mentally ill. Siobhan Frith is a jeweller from Eumundi in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. She told ABC News when applying for early access to her superannuation, she had to tick a …

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Start your engines because the first look at RuPaul on Drag Race UK has been revealed and our wigs are snatched, hunty. The image, which was posted by @dragraceukbbc on Instagram, shows Mama Ru’s silhouette as she prepares to sashay down the international runway. “Listen up queens,” the caption said. “Here is your first ever …

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A Gold Coast dentist has appeared in court after allegedly using a metal dog collar to choke a man during a Grindr meetup. The court heard dentist Hilary Leonard Knight, 68, and his co-accused, Braddon Ian Carter, plead not guilty to charges including deprivation of liberty and assault occasioning in bodily harm, AAP reported. It …

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