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Rapinoe Bird engagement

US sporting power couple Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird became engaged today. Sue posted a photo to Instagram of Megan kneeling to place a ring on her finger. The Rapinoe Bird engagement sees one of the world’s most iconic sporting couples preparing to marry. Megan and Sue met during the 2016 Rio Olympics. They later …

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The Queer Newsweek Halloween Special looks at Kevin Rudd’s petition for a Royal Commission into the Murdoch media. We also address the negative feedback for our recent report on the death of the Sultan of Brunei’s son Prince Azim. DocQ talks about pregnant transmen and we show you how to look like Tyga or Rudy …

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Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team by Eammon Ashton-Atkinson opens in cinemas around Australia and New Zealand in November. Eammon currently works in Washington DC as a correspondent for Australia’s 10 Network and QNews spoke to him there about the movie. Scroll down for the QNews interview with Eammon Ashton-Atkinson Steelers Screenings in Australia …

dan palmer rugby coming out

Former rugby union player Dan Palmer has come out as gay and shared the harrowing toll of an inner battle with his sexuality in a powerful column. The 32-year-old previously played for the NSW Waratahs, the ACT Brumbies and also nationally for the Wallabies. He’s the first Wallaby ever to come out as gay. However …

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Queer TV and streaming network Revry has launched the first 24/7 channel for queer women, OML, this week. OML on Revry is billed as the first TV channel ever “to cater to queer womxn including those who identify as lesbian, bi, trans female, gender non-binary and queer.” Formerly known as “One More Lesbian”, OML began …

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Well-known Perth drag queen Scarlet Adams has offered a brutal response to Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas’ comments about transgender people. Zempilas, who was only elected this month, is also breakfast host at radio station 6PR. On Wednesday he made the insensitive comments about gender and transgender people on air. Zempilas subsequently apologised after widespread …

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ARIA award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Samantha Jade released her new song  ‘BACK 2 BACK’ earlier today. Look out for an interview with Samantha Jade and QNews music expert DJ Dolly Llama in mid-November. DJ Dolly Llama says she absolutely adores Samantha Jade. “Sammi is a true Australian musical legend. She began modelling at the …

Pride Business Network social pic at event in Brisbane

Brisbane’s Pride Business Network recognises that perhaps the greatest strength of the LGBTIQ+ communities is their diversity. PBN celebrates the very diversity within their own organisation. Pride Business Network President Richard Bakker said that business was no longer solely the privileged domain of stuffy old men in suits. “Once business associations met in clubs that …

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James Randi, the magician and debunker of mind-reading and faith-healing charlatans, died yesterday aged 92. Randi took centre-place in one of the most iconic moments on Australian television when late-night TV host Don Lane stormed out of an interview. As he stomped off the set the ‘lanky yank’ uttered a phrase then considered too shocking …

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The Port Douglas Hot & Steamy Festival, north Queensland’s newest LGBTIQ event, will return in 2021 ahead of next year’s Mardi Gras. The event was held for the first time in February this year. Now festival directors Nathan Clarke and Jason Penrose say advanced planning is underway for the next one. They’ve locked in the …

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