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37 LGBTIQ series and films to watch in isolation

So this coronavirus pandemic has been a bit of a whirlwind hasn’t it? People are wearing face masks, businesses are closing, and others are self-isolating and working from home. To make self-isolation a little more bearable, Qnews has put together a list of LGBTIQ films and television series. They range from funny to heartfelt, from …

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Queer Eye’s Antoni is sharing recipes to cook in quarantine

Queer Eye’s resident foodie, Antoni Porowski has started making ‘Quar Eye’ videos on Instagram where he teaches viewers simple dishes to cook during self-isolation. Antoni said his inspiration for the content came after the supermarket had run out of the ingredients he needed to cook dinner. So, he was forced to improvise. He wandered the …

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People on Twitter urging PM to #shutaustraliadown

Australians on Twitter have developed the #shutaustraliadown trend, urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to send the nation into lockdown. Believe it or not, Australia is one of the last nations to self-isolate. Okay, you believe it. We’re pretty laid back when it comes to this sort of thing. But, it seems at the moment, more …

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Uh oh! Scientists warn COVID-19 could be spread by rimming

Scientists in China have warned eating out bums may contribute to the spread of coronavirus.  The news might be disappointing to some, who have shown initiative and self-isolated. What ever will they do cooped up with their partners now? But in all seriousness, scientists have cautioned the public to be careful coming into contact with …

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HOvanna Crown: Bringing a little coo-coo-ca-choo to you

HOvanna Crown grew up in the heart of Jimboomba. At school, she was bullied for being different but she never let that stop her from being in the limelight.  HOvanna and I go way back. We met at university over half a decade ago and let me tell you she’s come a long way. Using …

CORONAVIRUS: Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson test positive

Tom Hanks has revealed he and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus here in Australia.  The pair have taken up residence on the Gold Coast where Hanks has been filming the new Baz Luhrmann film about Elvis Presley. But now it seems they will be spending some time in isolation. Earlier today, …

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Study finds LGBQ teens more likely to be victims of abuse

A study has revealed gay, bisexual, and questioning teens (LGBQ) are more likely to face abuse from their parents and partners than their straight counterparts. The U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC) surveyed almost 29,000 teens aged between 14 and 18 during 2015-2017, U.S News reported. Researchers at JAMA Pediatrics have now looked at the …

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Trip through paradise with Philip La Rosa’s new single

Fremantle’s very own Philip La Rosa began singing at the age of ten. Now 27, Philip is recording and releasing his own music. His most recent track Paradise was recorded in Los Angeles and is an open love letter to his long-term boyfriend. Qnews sat down with Philip to discuss his musical journey and to …

Pixar’s ‘Onward’ banned in Middle East for lesbian parents

Four countries in the Middle East have banned Pixar’s latest animation ‘Onward’ for promoting a lesbian cop and her girlfriend. ‘Onward’ centres around two elven brothers (Chris Pratt and Tom Holland) who embark on a quest to resurrect their dead father. But the criticism here comes from a scene in which a woman speaks about …

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Canada might be next in line to ban conversion therapy

The Canadian parliament has this week proposed legislation that, if passed, will ban gay conversion therapy in the nation.  Canada’s Justice Minister, David Lametti and Diversity and Youth Minister, Bardish Chagger introduced the Bill C-8 into parliament on Monday. The bill proposes five legislative amendments to the Criminal Code related to conversion therapy. In announcing the bill, …

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