Lawrence Gibbons Saves Star Observer

Lawrence Gibbons, the publisher of Sydney’s City Hub newspaper, announced last night the acquisition of the Star Observer. His new company Out Publications will now publish the Sydney based LGBTIQ newspaper. The Star Observer will now move into the City Hub offices with both publications managed by Lawrence Gibbons as Group Editor. Due to celebrate …

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Here We Queer first birthday party

Here We Queer would like to invite you to the celebration of their very first birthday. They are  commemorating one whole year of being out, loud, and proud! On 29 June, Here We Queer pair with Bloodhound Bar in Fortitude Valley HWQ pink to raise money in support of Open Doors Youth Service Inc.’s incredible …

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Kristy Johnson Tasmanian DEMONISE TRANSGENDER RIGHTS

Tasmanian transgender advocates have called on the state’s Premier to stop Upper House election ads that lump together transgender law reform and child abuse under the policy of “protecting your children”. Liberal candidate for the Upper House seat of Pembroke, Kristy Johnson, has published newspaper ads (pictured) that declare one of her three top priorities …

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European-Parliament asset freeze brunei

The European Parliament has backed calls for asset freezes and visa bans over Brunei’s new “death to gays” penal code. The parliament passed a resolution on Thursday (April 18) condemning the southeast Asian nation’s recently introduced Penal Code, which imposes penalties as harsh as death by stoning for gay sex, extramarital sex and abortion and …

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sunshine coast pride festival fair day

The organisers of the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival have announced they are postponing this weekend’s Fair Day event. Revellers were to gather at the Fair Day’s home in Quota Park in Nambour this Saturday (March 30), but the Sunshine Coast Pride Network has said the event won’t go ahead due to a forecast thunderstorm. “In …

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Kerryn Phelps celebrating victory in Wentworth by-election against the liberal party

Independent candidate and longtime LGBTIQ rights campaigner Dr Kerryn Phelps have claimed victory in the Wentworth by-election, but the counting of postal ballots on Sunday has seen her lead narrow to less than 1000 votes. On Saturday night, Phelps was on track to defeat Liberal candidate Dave Sharma in the by-election to replace former Prime …

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BARENTS PRIDE

The second visiting Russian queer festival Barents Pride took place in Kirkenes, Norway. Sergey Khazov-Kassia, a special correspondent for Radio Liberty, told about how this event took place. “September 29. The small Norwegian city of Kirkenes is 15 km from the Russian-Norwegian border. Rainbow flags, banners in Russian, Norwegian and English, travesty artists with the mayor of the …

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Kay Clifton, Miles Heffernan, Kym Rake, Catherine Black and Jamie Gardner-Hudson at today’s inquiry.

Miles Heffernan, Director of Industrial Relations Claims appeared before the Queensland wage theft inquiry today. Representing four clients who had their wages stolen Industrial Relations Claims are seeking a better system of enforcement and an easier way for victims to recover what they’re owed. Chef Catherine Black, former medical centre manager Kay Clifton, truck driver …

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Mother of transgender Achille Schools 7th grader shares struggles following threats of castration     For the past two years in the rural school district, the student, a transgender girl, had been using a staff restroom. But this middle school building, which recently reopened in the small town in the southern edge of the state, …

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Homosexuality and Bisexual behavior in animals has been well documented around the globe. This includes same-sex sexual activity, courtship, affection, pair bonding, and parenting among same-sex animal pairs. Various forms of this are found in every major geographic region and every major animal group. The sexual behavior of non-human animals takes many different forms, even within the same species, …

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