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Robin came out in a new Batman comic and people love it

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superman bisexual dc comics

DC Comics’ new Superman Jon Kent, the son of original Superman Clark Kent and Lois Lane, is bisexual in a new comic series. In the comics, Jon Kent has taken on the role of “Superman of Earth” after his father leaves the planet. In Superman: Son of Kal-El #5, out on November 9, readers see …

Henry Hamlets Heart Rhiannon Wilde QNews

There’s an evolving landscape for queer literature written for our youth that is becoming more and more the mainstream, for all the right reasons. Rhiannon Wilde’s Henry Hamlet’s Heart is endearing, adorable, and relatable. Books about the queer experience for young people certainly are not new. However, the way in which those stories are being …

nothing but my body tilly lawless

Nothing But My Body by Tilly Lawless, the debut novel of a queer sex worker, is powerful, mesmerising and unforgettable. The “taboo” world of sex workers has often been the source of entertainment and intrigue for many over the years. Who can forget Pretty Woman? The more recent 2017 hit Secret Diary of a Call …

robin dc comics queer

Batman fans have celebrated DC Comics’ canonical confirmation that Tim Drake, also known as the Caped Crusader’s sidekick Robin, is queer. The sixth issue of the monthly comic series Batman: Urban Legends was published on Tuesday (August 10). In it, the character is shown having a “lightbulb moment” while reconnecting with old friend Bernard Dowd. …

It's been a pleasure noni blake Claire Christian

It’s Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake by Claire Christian tells a story you’ll wish would never end. Noni Blake’s life is spectacularly ordinary. Since the end of her decade long relationship with now ex-girlfriend Joan, eighteen months ago, nothing much is happening for Noni. Life at thirty-six is stagnant, so something needs to change.  Work …

loving men in love

Over the past two decades, Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell accumulated nearly 3,000 photographs of men in love. Now, in their new book Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love, 1850s-1950s, the married couple share over 300 of the images. Scroll down for vid Hugh and Neal found the pics at flea markets, estate …

invisible boys holden sheppard

Charlie, Hammer & Zeke are the invisible boys. As queer people, we’ve all been invisible boys at one stage in our lives. Hiding who we are for fear of that eventual fallout when we are no longer safe, hidden from society’s judgement. But for these three boys, their invisible lives are made harder by their …

queer author books

With the onset of winter there’s nothing quite like settling in with a good book on a cold night. Each week we’ll be bringing you our top three recommendations of what to read to keep you entertained. From the latest and greatest to some of our old favourites there’s a little bit of everything to …

the mish gary lonesborough

Michael James finds The Boy from The Mish by Gary Lonesborough a powerful and touching story of self-discovery. This compelling book about two young Aboriginal gay men finding themselves is Gary’s debut YA novel. Scroll down for Michael James’ video interview with Gary Lonesborough. Life on ‘The Mish’ is relatively simple for Jackson. Juggling a …

shannon molloy fourteen queensland memoir

People often dub Australia the “Lucky Country”. However for many LGBTIQ youth, growing up around Australia can simply be the luck of the draw and even a fight to survive as they discover who they are in difficult circumstances. Life in many ways can often feel far from lucky for them, as Shannon Molloy recounts. …

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