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The Aussie amateur LEGO designer behind that custom RuPaul’s Drag Race model has spent lockdown creating a Schitt’s Creek version he’s pitching to the toy company. Mark Fitzpatrick is a marketing manager by day and LEGO enthusiast by night. He previously submitted his incredible Will & Grace and Drag Race concepts to the LEGO Ideas …

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LGBTIQ advocates Shelley Argent and Rodney Croome have called for Australians to keep up the pressure against the government’s controversial Religious Discrimination Bill in a new video. PFLAG spokesperson Shelley Argent said while COVID-19 had pushed the proposed legislation off the front pages, “it is very likely to return and we need to be ready.” …

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Members of Team Brisbane Tennis are back on the court as Queensland’s easing COVID-19 restrictions allow sports teams to finally reunite. Last month the long-running club was able to resume their social tennis sessions every Tuesday night in Spring Hill. President Mark Thornton told QNews.com.au, “We’ve had around 12 to 16 players coming along each …

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Aussie singer Ricki-Lee Coulter is helping us dance our way out of isolation with new single Last Night. It’s been over 15 years since Ricki-Lee became a household name on Australian Idol. And since then, the hard working diva has achieved massive success in music and on Aussie TV. But like many, the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel has announced a weekend lineup of entertainment as Queensland eases COVID-19 restrictions further. The Queensland Government announced on Tuesday that some “stage three” restrictions would begin early, at noon on Friday (July 3). The new rules allow more patrons inside the state’s pubs, restaurants and cafes, with social distancing still required. Sportsman …

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Gabon has voted to decriminalise homosexuality, reversing a ban on gay sex put in place last year in the Central African nation. Last year the country legislated a ban on “sexual relations between people of the same sex.” Punishments included six months’ imprisonment and fines of up to five million FCFA ($AU12,440). However, Gabon’s lower …

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Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for a ban on an upcoming film featuring Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson as a female Jesus Christ. The indie film, titled Habit, completed filming before the COVID-19 lockdowns. It’s now in post-production, but has no release date yet. However, over 250,000 people have signed a Change.org …

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South Australia’s first gay and inclusive rugby team the Adelaide University Sharks has set its sights on the Bingham Cup after making their debut at the weekend. Last year Adelaide University Rugby, the state’s oldest rugby club, launched the first gay and inclusive male rugby team. And on Saturday, the team made it onto the …

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Actor and singer Luke Evans has exchanged cute Pride messages with his “better half”, art director Rafa Olarra. The Welsh-born start first started posting photos of the pair of them together at the start of the year. Evans seemed to suggest the pair were a couple and Olarra posted a Valentine’s message calling Evans his …

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Four Queensland LGBTIQ community advocates and groups received Queens Ball Awards as Brisbane Pride streamed the iconic event online on Saturday night. The Queens Ball is the longest-running LGBTIQ event in the world. But due to COVID-19 restrictions, the ceremony went online to coincide with this weekend’s Global Pride celebrations. Hosts Ella Ganza and Paul …

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